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Faculty of Social Sciences student Matěj Prášil wins Essay Prize

Charles University and the Brussels Institute for Geopolitics (BIG) are happy to announce the winner of 2023 Essay Prize. Following a competitive selection process, we are thrilled to reveal that the winner is Matěj Prášil from the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University was awarded this prestigious honour for his outstanding essay on the question Which partners in the ‘Global South’ are the most strategic for the European Union and why? Matěj will have the unique opportunity to spend six months as a research assistant at the Brussels Institute for Geopolitics.

20 November 2023

1st CALL CFA TANDEM launched

Charles University, the French National Research Center (CNRS) and the French Research Center in Humanities and Social Sciences in Prague (CEFRES) are launching the first call for applications for the TANDEM incubator program dedicated to researchers from CNRS and Charles University.

Deadline: 20 Nov 2023

20 October 2023

The prestigious ERC grant was awarded to Anežka Kuzmičová

Prestigious ERC Starting Grant for a five-year research project exploring children's affective engagements with facts and nonfiction, making her the first ever recipient of an ERC grant in the Social Sciences and Humanities at Charles University.

5 September 2023

The ERC’s plan for 2024 adopted

The ERC’s 2024 Work Programme has been adopted by the European Commission. The plan includes new elements in the assessment of research proposals and candidates’ CVs, and in the evaluation process. It also introduces lump sum funding in Advanced Grants and makes changes in the structure of evaluation panels.

11 July 2023

Nerd Art Prize 2023

Chaperon ERA Research Club invites you to participate in the Nerd Art Prize 2023 photo contest!

26 June 2023

LERU / CE7 statement on research(er) assessment

Earlier this spring, more than thirty academics and senior professionals from LERU member universities and seven leading Central European universities (CE7) gathered at Charles University, Prague, for an inspiring seminar on research(er) assessment. The event, which was held on 16 and 17 March 2023, was organized within the context of the renewed LERU-CE7 partnership.

5 May 2023


One at Charles University, three in the Czech Republic and a total of 408 - these are the statistics of this year's European Research Council junior grants (ERC Starting). Erin Carson from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University will analyse numerical computations and search for new algorithms for computational systems thanks to a five-year grant.

22 November 2022

MSCA4Ukraine: Preliminary information for applicants

As part of the EU’s response to the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine, MSCA4Ukraine’s dedicated fellowships will provide support to displaced researchers from Ukraine. This support will enable them to continue their work at academic and non-academic organisations in EU Member States and Horizon Europe Associated Countries, while maintaining their connections to research and innovation communities in Ukraine.

12 September 2022

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