Orientation Programme

Together with colleagues from the Protestant Theological Faculty, we organise an orientation programme from 2020. The program is held twice a year at the beginning of each semester. The program at the beginning of the winter semester lasts two weeks, the program at the beginning of the summer semester one week. The goal of the program is to familiarize participants with the specifics of student life in Prague and to meet their classmates before the semester begins. In the mornings, participants have the opportunity to attend an intensive Czech language course. The afternoon program is dedicated to excursions. Apart from administrative matters, such as getting student cards or familiarising ourselves with the student information system, we also visit various landmarks, galleries and museums. The program ends with an all-day trip outside of Prague.

Orientation programme 2021/22 - Winter Semester

The usual place for our excursions is the Petřín Hill, from where nice views of Prague can be seen. Our next steps led to the St Agnes Monastery, where there is an exhibition of Czech Gothic art. The destination of the day trip at the end of the programme was Karlštejn Castle.

Orientation programme 2021/22 - Summer Semester

As part of the orientation program, we visited Prague's Jewish Quarter, where we took a photo at the Franz Kafka statue. We chose the town of Kutná Hora, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as the destination of our day trip.

Orientation programme 2022/23 - Winter Semester

A place that offers magnificent views of Prague is the legendary Vyšehrad Fortress. We also visited the St Agnes Monastery. The day trip led us to the town of Litomyšl, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Orientation programme 2022/23 - Summer Semester

According to the established tradition, we admired the beauty of Prague from the lookout tower on the top of Petrin Hill. Then we visited the ancient monastery in Strahov and other sights of our capital city. Our weekend trip led to the ancient town of Mělník, which is located at the confluence of the Vltava and Elbe rivers and is famous not only for its wine cellars.

Orientation programme 2023/24 - Winter Semester

As part of the orientation programme for the autumn of 2023, we first admired Prague from the Petřín lookout tower and visited the Strahov Monastery, famous for its library. Later we wisited the second Prague castle - the legendary Vyšehrad. We saw not only the ancient churches there but also the underground passages from the time when the castle was rebuilt into a Baroque fortress, where the originals of some of the statues from Charles Bridge are now located. We finished the program with a weekend trip to Křivoklát Castle.

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