Did you Know?

Situated near the Vltava River, the Dancing House was designed by architects, Frank Gehry and Vlado Milunić (1992-1996) to resemble a couple dancing. This building is unique amidst the traditional architecture in Prague.

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Sigmund Freud, one of the most famous and influential psychologists of the 20th century was actually born in Moravia (May 6, 1856), which is now a part of the Czech Republic.

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According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Prague Castle is the largest castle complex in the world, with an area of almost 70,000 m².

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The Strahov Library contains more than 200,000 old prints (16th to 18th centuries), 3,000 manuscripts and 1,500 first prints.

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Madeline Albright, a Czech native and born in Prague, was the first female U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001) appointed by President Clinton.

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There are hundreds of Czech words in common with the English language. For example, taxi, metro, robot, film, and tram are all used in the Czech language.

List of courses

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Art and Culture

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Art Photography and Genius Loci Sec Iopen03Tue, 09:00 - 12:15
Art Photography and Genius Loci Sec IIopen03Tue, 13:00 - 16:15
Czech Cultural Studies: Official and Unofficial Czech Cultures in the 2nd half of the 20th century open03Wed, 10:45 - 14:00
Czech Culture and Civilization Course: A Field Trip into Czech Psycheopen03Thu, 13:00 - 16:15
Czech and European Art and Architecture Sec Iopen03Tue, 09:00 - 12:15
Czech and European Art and Architecture Sec IIopen03Thu, 09:00 - 12:15
Czech and Slovak Cinema from the 1950’s to Present: Politics, Visuality, and Experimentation - Departmentfull00Mon, 14:00 - 17:15
Sociocultural Development of the Soviet Russia (Soviet Union)open43Tue, 09:00 - 10:30
Wed, 09:00 - 10:30
Surrealism and Eastern and Central European Cinema - Departmentfull00Mon, 17:45 - 20:00
Wed, 17:45 - 20:00

Sociology and Psychology

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Contemporary Czech Art, Culture, Music and Literature: Urban Semioticsopen03Wed, 14:15 - 17:30
Czech Republic: Two Decades of Social Change - Departmentfull00Mon, 09:00 - 10:30
Wed, 09:00 - 10:30
Human Rights in East and Central Europeopen03Wed, 15:00 - 18:15
Introduction to Philosophy of Psychiatryopen03Mon, 16:30 - 18:00
Wed, 16:30 - 18:00
Landscape and Sociology: Understanding of Czech and European Landscapes - Departmentfull00Tue, 16:30 - 18:00
Language, Culture and Social Cognitionopen03Mon, 09:00 - 12:15
Selected Topics in Social Psychology: Soft Skillsopen01Mon, 12:30 - 15:45

Literature

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20th-century Prague Literature in International Contextopen63Wed, 11:00 - 14:15
American and Czech Literature from European Perspectives: Identity and Role Playopen03Tue, 13:00 - 16:15
Great European Writers: The Life and Work of Karel Čapekopen03Mon, 13:00 - 14:30
Wed, 13:00 - 14:30
Romanticism and National Identity in Central Europeopen03Tue, 14:10 - 17:25

History

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Ancient Egyptian Religion, Literature and Science open03Thu, 13:30 - 16:45
Czech and Central European Historyopen03Mon, 09:00 - 10:30
Wed, 09:00 - 10:30
Jewish History in Central and Eastern Europeopen03Mon, 11:00 - 12:30
Wed, 11:00 - 12:30
Prague, Story of a Central European Cityfull00Tue, 09:00 - 12:15
The Peoples of Europe – Their Origins, Histories, Contacts - Departmentfull00Mon, 10:50 - 12:20
Wed, 10:50 - 12:20

Economics and Politics

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Comparative Politics: Transformation of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic - Departmentfull00Wed, 09:00 - 12:15
Contemporary Central European Politicsopen03Tue, 17:45 - 21:00
Czechoslovakian Dissent under Communist Rule: Political Thinking from the 1950‘s-1990‘sopen03Tue, 13:45 - 15:15
Thu, 09:30 - 11:00
Global Crisesopen03Tue, 15:30 - 18:45
On The Margins of Europe: Turkey between West and Eastopen83Mon, 09:00 - 10:30
Wed, 09:00 - 10:30
Political Philosophy of Central European Dissidence - Departmentopen103Thu, 10:00 - 13:15

Languages

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Czech Language Level Ifull00Tue, 10:50 - 12:20
Thu, 09:10 - 10:40
Czech Language Level Ifull00Mon, 12:30 - 14:00
Wed, 12:30 - 14:00
Intensive Czech Language (grades)open1030Mon, 00:00 - 00:00
Tue, 00:00 - 00:00
Wed, 00:00 - 00:00
Thu, 00:00 - 00:00
Intensive Czech for Everyday Life (Credit only)open310Mon, 00:00 - 00:00
Tue, 00:00 - 00:00
Wed, 00:00 - 00:00
Thu, 00:00 - 00:00
Fri, 00:00 - 00:00
ECES FF

East and Central European Studies
Prague, Czech Republic
An affiliate program at Charles University, Faculty of Arts http://www.ff.cuni.cz
Email eces@ff.cuni.cz