Charles University attaches the utmost importance to prevention and a safe environment for everyone. It does not accept any form of sexual and gender-based harassment or violence and expects all individuals in the university community, its visitors, and contracting partners to treat each other with mutual respect, consideration, and dignity.
Students who need antigenic tests for SARS-CoV-2 during the examination period and during the holidays for study reasons can use the sampling place at the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (Lidická 4).
Registration for testing time will take place via the registration form.
Reservations can be made up to a week in advance ... the next days to book will be gradually opened.
Every student has the opportunity to test once a week.
Pursuant to the Extraordinary Measure of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic of 22 May 2021, antigen testing now applies only to students who do not meet the conditions below.
The change is valid from 24. 05. 2021
Based on the Dean´s Measure No. 3/2021 (Lékařská fakulta v Plzni | Univerzita Karlova (cuni.cz)) issued in accordance with Appendix No. 2 to the Constitution of Charles University - Fees for Study https://cuni.cz/UKEN-632.html and https://cuni.cz/UKEN-341.html.
Dear students, please be informed that the office hours of the English Study Department are reasumed from Monday, 3rd of May, at the usual times, namely Mondays 08:30 – 11:30, Tuesdays + Thursdays 08:30 – 11:30 and 12:30 – 14:30, Wednesdays + Fridays are closed.
Please pay attention to the conditions and instructions for inrollment to next years of the study.
At the present time, the census is running in the Czech Republic.
Also all foreigners who have a permanent or temporary residence in the Czech Republic for over 90 days (regardless of whether they are currently in Czechia or not) are obliged to get counted. You must also fill in the form if you have been granted an asylum or you have stayed in our territory at midnight from 26th to 27th March 2021. The Census does not apply to diplomats and foreigners who are staying in the Czech Republic for less than 90 days (e.g. tourists).
In other words: 1. Everyone who has a registered stay in the Czech Republic for over 90 days or has been granted an asylum in the Czech Republic (or rather had it at the decisive moment at midnight from 26th March to 27th March 2021) must get counted. It does not matter where such person lives in the world, what his/her citizenship is or where he/she is registered to stay abroad. 2. Everyone who is present in our territory at the decisive moment (at midnight from 26th March to 27th March 2021) gets counted, unless he/she is a diplomat or tourist present only for a short time (up to 90 days) in the Czech Republic. It does not matter whether he/she has a registered stay in the Czech Republic.
Electronic census – deadline 11. 5. 2021
To log in into the electronic census form, you can use valid identity papers issued to foreigners in the Czech Republic. They are, for example, as follows: a long-term visa, long-term residence permit, permanent residence permit, residence card of a family member of an EU citizen, residence permit for foreigners in Czech called “průkaz o povolení k pobytu pro cizince” or a banking identity.
In case if you do not have anything above mentioned, you are obliged to fill-in a paper census form!
Paper census – deadline 11. 5. 2021
You will obtain the paper census form (questionnaire) from a census officer (census enumerator) or at contact points of the Census (Census Contact Points).
Census officers (census enumerators) will start distributing paper census forms (questionnaires) from 17 April 2021 together with a return envelope to those who did not get counted online. The census officer (census enumerator) will come at the date announced in advance; he/she will ring the doorbell and will wait for you to come out of the house. While doing so, he/she will obey currently valid sanitary measures.
Into your letterbox you will receive an announcement as to the concrete date on which the census officer (census enumerator) will bring you a paper census form (questionnaire); or the announcement will be put up on the notice board or on the front door of the building. Provided that a census officer (census enumerator) comes while you are not at home, he/she will come for the second time on an alternative date. We will again inform you about the alternative date. Announced dates cannot be changed.
If the census officer does not visit you till 30th April 2021, please pick up the paper census form with a return envelope by yourselves from at any contact point of the Census. The contact points of the Census are at selected branches of the Czech Post and Regional Offices of the Czech Statistical Office.
You can collect census forms for example here:
Česká pošta, Solní 260/20, 301 00 Plzeň
Česká pošta, Škroupova 1900/5, Jižní Předměstí, 301 00 Plzeň
Česká pošta, alej Svobody 1274/21, Severní Předměstí, 323 00 Plzeň
Send the completed paper census form by 11 May at the latest for free in a return envelope you will receive from us or hand it over at any contact point of the Census. The contact points of the Census are at selected branches of the Czech Post and Regional Offices of the Czech Statistical Office. You can find addresses of the contact points of the Census at scitani.cz/kontaktnimisto (Only in Czech).
Census help line +420 253 253 683 (they speak English).
Instructions how to process the census https://www.scitani.cz/csu/scitani2021/help
English version of the official census webpage https://scitani.cz/csu/scitani2021/home.
Answers to FAQ regarding census in English find at https://scitani.cz/csu/scitani2021/faq-en
Following the valid Government Resolution No. 200 of 26 February 2021, the Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen is returning to full-time teaching of all years of both study programs in Czech and English from Tuesday 6 April 2021.
Full-time teaching continues to apply only to clinical and practical teaching and practice of students in compliance with all current anti-epidemic measures. All workplaces were equipped with a sufficient number of protective equipment (FFP2 respirators) and students of all years are also equipped. All students were informed of their return to full-time teaching.
From 17/03/2021, we are obliged to test all students who attend clinical practices at the University Hospital Pilsen – both Lochotín and Bory.
Testing will take place in the UNIMEC building, Blue Auditorium (alej Svobody 1655/76) and each study group is given time to attend the tests. Please note in advance that it is not possible to change the time with another group or student, in case the student does not attend the test, he cannot go to class at the University Hospital for a whole week, the next test
will be available in 7 days, and tests will take place until further notice.
Students are reminded, that due to the current epidemiological situation, the study department is closed since March 15, 2021.
The officers of the study department will continue to address the requirements of students by e-mail or telephone, or after prior agreement of the student with the relevant study assistant.
Please note, that the Dean's Board at its meeting on March 9, 2021 decided to continue the distance form of practical training until April 5, 2021, with the proviso that based on the decision of the subject guarantor, full-time teaching can take place according to the possibilities of individual departments and clinics for compliance with applicable anti-epidemic measures.
With regard to the recommendations of the RUK and the current epidemiological situation, teaching will take place in the summer semester as follows:
1 / Lectures will be organized in a distance way.
2 / Practical teaching will take place in person (full-time form) with regard to current anti-epidemic rules, if quarantine measures are necessary, the teaching is transferred to the distance form for the time strictly necessary. The need for students to use protective equipment remains valid, when teaching at clinical workplaces respirator FFP2 is required.
Please be informed that the new core-elective course Perineal Trauma – Prevention Education, Evaluation Repair & Scanning Blended is now available. Kindly please read the attachement to find more information.
Information for students of 2nd – 5th year of Genaral Medicine and 2nd – 4th year of Dentistry about core-elective subjects enrollment:
Please be informed, that you can enroll yourself to the core-elective subjects for the summer semester. The enrollment will be started on 08. 02. 2021 at 08:00 AM in SIS (student informational system) and will last until 26. 02. 2021.
This curriculum is valid for students enrolled as 1st year students in the current academic year 2019/19 and in upcomming academic years.
Students enrolled as 1st year students before this academic year 2019/20 are continueing their studies without change according the original (old) curriculum.
System of the curriculum valid in the current academic year 2019/20 please find also in the Karolinka booklet attached to this article.
Students of the 2nd and 4th year of General Medicine Course, who can´t do the Summer Practice in their home countries, are to inform the Study Department for Medical Studies in English until the end of April 2020. They have to fulfill the requirement of at least basic knowledge of Czech language to be able to communicate with patients and staff at the hospital. The knowledge of Czech will be tested during an interview at the University Hospital.
Before visiting any specialized Department at the Faculty Hospital in Pilsen in case of any kind of health problems, students are obliged to visit the GP - MUDr. Viktor Vojtěch, MUDr. Martin Štefka first to get a written recommendation.
To make an appointment, pleas contact:
MUDr. Viktor Vojtěch, MUDr. Martin Štefka
Edvarda Beneše street 1128/13, 305 99, Plzeň – Bory
basement of building Nr.65
Tel. 377 401 541
Center of Scientific Information has prepared a trial till the end of December into e-books collection by Thieme. This is a unique collection of illustrated, full-color textbooks and atlases of medicine primarily intended for foreign students (not only). It covers virtually all subjects taught at medical schools and is thus a great resource for teaching and learning in medicine. Trial access is realized from IP addresses of faculty and medical hospital in Pilsen.
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