Charles University in Prague (CU) was founded in 1348 by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV as the first university to the north of the Alps and to the east of Paris.It is the oldest and the largest university in the Czech Republic. Furthermore, it belongs among the oldest and largest universities in the world.
In the “Webometrics Ranking of World Universities” CU ranks as no. 1 in Central and Eastern Europe and as
no. 2 in whole Europe. In the “Shanghai University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities”, CU was placed in the top 300 among the world’s 2% top universities and the 100 top European universities.
Today CU has 17 faculties, 3 university institutes, 6 further centres for educational, scientific, research, development and other activities or for provision of information services and 5 university-wide special facilities.
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