Charles University in Prague
Region: Eastern Europe
Country/Region: Czech Republic
Found Year: 1348
Address: Ovocny trh 560/5
Introduction

Charles University was founded in 1348, making it one of the oldest universities in the world. Yet it is a modern, dynamic, cosmopolitan and prestigious institution of higher education and the best Czech university according to international rankings. Nowadays, Charles University has 49,000 students, of which approximately 17,500 are studying in bachelor's programmes, 24,000 in master's programmes and 7,500 in doctoral programmes, 8,700 students are from abroad. Prospective students can choose from more than 300 degree programmes which cover wide range of disciplines from medical and health sciences, life sciences, natural sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities. True to the ideas embodied in its Foundation Charter, Charles University strives to be the centre of excellent research and education, the place where lasting values, knowledge and skills are maintained and transmitted to future generations, and to play a key role in the scholarly, scientific, cultural, social and economic development of the society. Charles University endeavors to be a leading, internationally recognized research university with a wide spectrum of outstanding scholars, teams, and disciplines. To achieve this aim, academics and researchers focus strongly on scientific activities and their interconnection with teaching and learning. In the area of educational activities, the university’s top priority is to be an attractive place to study in all types of degree programmes for both domestic and international students.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
201-300
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
201-300
2017
201-300
2018
201-300
2019
201-300
2020
201-300
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Mathematics
101-150
Physics
101-150
Metallurgical Engineering
101-150
Economics
101-150
Earth Sciences
151-200
Ecology
151-200
Instruments Science & Technology
151-200
Clinical Medicine
151-200
Key Statistics
48623
Total Enrollment
8658(17.8%)
International Students
17553
Undergraduate Enrollment
1816(10.3%)
International Students
31070
Graduate Enrollment
6842(22.0%)
International Students