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Exchange Student Survival in a Nutshell

All the important information in one place to make your exchange semester at the Faculty of Social Sciences Charles University as smooth as possible. 

Scavenger hunt

poster SH

more information here

Photo challenge SS 2020/2021

no socks no summer

More information here

Online “Informal” Meeting for Incoming Students: Current Pandemic Situation in the Czech Republic

3rd, 4th March 2021

Please, click here if you want to download the presentation in a PDF format.

Please, click here and will have access to the most frequently asked information.

The online meeting was also recorded. If you did not have a chance to join us, please, click here to watch the video. 

 

Online “Informal” Meetings for Incoming Students: Welcome Week

The second online “informal” meeting, 8th February 2021

Please, click here if you want to see the presentation in a pdf format.

Please, click here and you will have access to the most frequently asked information.

The first online "informal" meeting, 3rd February 2021

Please, click here if you want to see the presentation in a pdf format. 

Please, click here and you will have access to the most frequently asked questions 

Both meetings were also recorded, so those students who could not join us, are more than welcome to watch them. Please click here to watch the morning session, and here to watch the afternoon session. The topics were similar for both sessions, just students' questions were different. 

 

Summer Semester 2020/2021, ORIENTATION DAYS: VIDEOS

Orientation Days take place in an online form in Spring Semester 2020/2021. As the International Office at the Faculty of Social Sciences wants you to have full access to all important information, we have created videos that relate to individual topics. We highly recommend you watch these videos, particularly before our first “informal” online meeting which takes place on Wednesday, February 3rd, at 10 AM (CET). For more information about the Orientation days, please click here.

While watching the videos, you can easily download the related presentations in pdf format and thus click on links that we refer to in the videos.

Welcome at FSV, CU (Video here; Presentation in pdf format here

Petra from the International Office at FSV tells you about Charles University, the faculty and its institutions. Who should you contact if you want to ask for the official transcript of records? Who is the main contact if you have issues in a course? How do you recognize in which building your courses take place? Watch this video and Petra provides answers to all these questions and even more.

Academic Information, CU (Video here; Presentation in pdf format here

Marie from the International Office at FSV shares all the details that relate to your academic life at FSV. When and how can you register for courses online? Are you interested in a Czech Language course? What does it mean to have a Student ID card? Watch this video and Marie helps you to find the answers.

Practical Information, CU (Video here; Presentation in pdf format here

Antonella from the International Office at FSV explains things, that are practical for every-day life of an incoming student. Where to buy a ticket for a public transportation? How is it with health insurance in the Czech Republic? Can I have access to a library in Prague? Please, watch this video and Antonella will answer not only these questions.

Living in the Czech Republic Might be Different.. (Video here; Presentation in pdf format here

Jessica from the International Office at FSV introduces that many difficulties and challenges experienced by students studying abroad also relate to cultural differences. What does it mean ‘subjective’ culture? What is ‘mindfulness’ and how can we train it? How to cope with a cultural shock? Jessica shows not only a theory, but also exercises and activities which can be successfully applied in practice.

Social Life in Prague, ESN (Video here; Presentation in pdf format here

What is ESN, CU? What kind of activities/events do they organize for international students, particularly during the pandemic situation? What is a Buddy program? How can I enroll in? If you want to know answers to these questions, please, do not hesitate to watch presentation in which Lenka, ESN representative, introduces the main idea that stands behind this network.