Incoming Academics

Incoming Academics

Incoming academics

Fullbright Chair for US academics

The Charles university has signed an agreement between Charles University and the J. William Fulbright Commission, on the basis of which the possibility of partial financial support for a temporary academic/teaching position at any faculty or part of Charles University arises for American academics.
The agreement is limited to a maximum of two people in a specific academic year, with Charles University welcoming the first lecturer under this agreement in the academic year 2024/2025.
The position is designed for qualified American academics who, as part of their work at the faculty of the UK, will pass on experience and information from their field of focus and acquired experience to students in higher years of bachelor's and master's programs. 

The duration of the assignment ranges from 3 to 10 months, with the beginning always falling either in mid-September or mid-February, when the new semester begins. The position is open to any specialization in all fields offered by Charles University.

The application deadline is September 15, 2023.

You can find more information on the UK website.

In case of additional questions, please contact Michaela Rudinská at, or directly the responsible person of the Department of Foreign Relations of the Rectorate Anna Bowers at

Practical information

Regardless whether you are an EU-citizen or a nonEU-citizen, your relocation and stay at our faculty and in Prague may involve many challenges and certainly involves many obligations. For any aspect of your practical or academic life here, please, explore the relevant section of our website Info for exchange students and of Charles University Staff Welcome Centre.

Some information regarding the visa application and types of visas to the Czech Republic may be found on the website of the Staff Welcome Centre here or on the website of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 1) visa types, 2) long-term residence permit for the purpose of scientific research.

With respect to the accommodation, please explore Charles Unviersity websites here and here.

If you have any doubts, please do not hesitate to contact a relevant mobility coordinator in our International Office or the Staff Welcome Centre.