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.

Did you Know?

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 and Photography and Genius Loci open03Thu, 14:10 - 17:20
Czech Cultural Studies: Official and Unofficial Czech Cultures in the 2nd half of the 20th centuryopen03Wed, 10:50 - 14:00
Czech Culture and Civilization Course: A Field Trip into the Czech Psycheopen03Thu, 10:50 - 14:00
Czech Culture and Society, Past and Presentopen03Mon, 09:10 - 10:40
Wed, 09:10 - 10:40
Czech and European Art and Architecture- Section Iopen03Mon, 15:50 - 19:00
Czech and European Art and Architecture- Section IIfull00Tue, 09:10 - 12:20
Czech and Slovak Cinema from the 1950's to Present: Politics, Visuality, and Experimentation - Departmentfull00Mon, 15:50 - 17:20
Wed, 14:10 - 17:20
Surrealism and Eastern and Central European Cinema- Departmentfull00Mon, 17:30 - 20:40
Wed, 17:30 - 19:00
The Cinema of Central Europe: Eroticism, Power, and Fateopen03Tue, 10:50 - 14:00
Thu, 10:50 - 12:20

Sociology and Psychology

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Contemporary Czech Art, Culture, and Literature: Urban Semioticsopen03Tue, 14:10 - 17:20
Introduction to Philosophy of Psychiatryopen03Mon, 17:30 - 19:00
Wed, 17:30 - 19:00
Landscape and Sociology: Understanding of Czech and European Landscapes- Departmentopen03Tue, 17:30 - 19:00
Language, Culture, and Social Cognitionopen03Tue, 10:50 - 12:20
Thu, 10:50 - 12:20
Selected Topics of Social Psychology: Soft Skillsopen03Mon, 10:50 - 12:20
Mon, 14:10 - 15:40
Social Changes after 1989 - Departmentfull00Mon, 10:50 - 12:20
Wed, 10:50 - 12:20
Sociology of Foodopen03Tue, 12:30 - 14:00
Thu, 14:10 - 15:40

Literature

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20th Century Prague Literature in International Contextopen03Mon, 12:30 - 14:00
Wed, 09:10 - 10:40
American and Czech Literature from European Perspectives: Identity and Role Playopen03Mon, 12:30 - 14:00
Wed, 12:30 - 14:00
Czech Ballads in Comparative Perspective: Between Print and Oral Traditionopen73Tue, 12:30 - 14:00
Thu, 12:30 - 14:00
From Page to Screen: 20th-Century Czech Fiction on Filmopen03Mon, 15:50 - 17:20
Wed, 15:50 - 17:20
German-Jewish Literature in Pragueopen03Tue, 14:10 - 15:40
Thu, 09:10 - 10:40
Great European Writers: The Life and Work of Karel Capekopen03Mon, 14:10 - 15:40
Wed, 14:10 - 15:40
Imagining America, Imagining Europeopen03Mon, 10:50 - 12:20
Wed, 10:50 - 12:20

History

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A Failed State? Czechoslovakia 1918-1993open03Mon, 14:10 - 15:40
Wed, 14:10 - 15:40
Cold War and the Soviet Block: Impacts for Eastern Europe and Worldopen03Tue, 12:30 - 14:00
Wed, 12:30 - 14:00
Conflicting Identities: The Influence of "Germany" over Central Europe (from the Middle Ages to 1945)open03Mon, 14:10 - 15:40
Wed, 14:10 - 15:40
Czech and Central European Historyopen03Tue, 15:50 - 17:20
Thu, 09:10 - 10:50
Jewish History in Central and Eastern Europeopen03Mon, 12:30 - 14:00
Wed, 12:30 - 14:00
The Peoples of Europe: Their Origins, Histories, Contacts- Departmentfull00Mon, 09:10 - 10:40
Wed, 09:10 - 10:40

Economics and Politics

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Comparative Politics: Transformation of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republicopen03Mon, 09:10 - 10:40
Tue, 09:10 - 10:40
Czechoslovakian Dissent under Communist Ruleopen03Tue, 09:10 - 10:40
Thu, 09:10 - 10:40
Global Economy and Crisesopen03Tue, 14:10 - 15:40
Wed, 17:30 - 19:00
Transition Process of the Czech Republic and European Unionopen03Tue, 15:50 - 17:20
Wed, 19:10 - 20:40

Languages

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Czech Language for Everyday Use- Section Iopen20Mon, 10:50 - 12:20
Wed, 10:50 - 12:20
Czech Language for Everyday Use- Section IIopen110Tue, 09:10 - 10:40
Thu, 09:10 - 10:40
Intensive Czech Language (Graded) - Group 1full00Mon, 09:00 - 13:45
Tue, 09:00 - 13:45
Wed, 09:00 - 13:45
Thu, 09:00 - 13:45
Fri, 09:00 - 13:45
Intensive Czech Language (Graded) - Group 2full00Mon, 09:00 - 13:45
Tue, 09:00 - 13:45
Wed, 09:00 - 13:45
Thu, 09:00 - 13:45
Fri, 09:00 - 13:45
Intensive Czech Language (Graded) - Group 3full00Mon, 09:00 - 13:45
Tue, 09:00 - 13:45
Wed, 09:00 - 13:45
Thu, 09:00 - 13:45
Fri, 09:00 - 13:45
Intensive Czech Language (Graded) - Group 5full00Mon, 14:00 - 18:45
Tue, 14:00 - 18:45
Wed, 14:00 - 18:45
Thu, 14:00 - 18:45
Fri, 14:00 - 18:45
Intensive Czech Language (Graded) - Individualfull00Mon, 14:00 - 18:45
Tue, 14:00 - 18:45
Wed, 14:00 - 18:45
Thu, 14:00 - 18:45
Fri, 14:00 - 18:45
Intensive Czech for Everyday Life (Credit only, pass/fail grades) - Group 4full00Mon, 09:00 - 13:45
Tue, 09:00 - 13:45
Wed, 09:00 - 13:45
Thu, 09:00 - 13:45
Fri, 09:00 - 13:45
Intensive Czech for Everyday Life (Credit only, pass/fail grades) - Group 6full00Mon, 14:00 - 18:45
Tue, 14:00 - 18:45
Wed, 14:00 - 18:45
Thu, 14:00 - 18:45
Fri, 14:00 - 18:45
Intensive Czech for Everyday Life (Credit only, pass/fail grades) - Group 7full00Mon, 14:00 - 18:45
Tue, 14:00 - 18:45
Wed, 14:00 - 18:45
Thu, 14:00 - 18:45
Fri, 14:00 - 18:45
Intensive Czech for Everyday Life (Credit only, pass/fail grades) - Group 8full00Mon, 14:00 - 18:45
Tue, 14:00 - 18:45
Wed, 14:00 - 18:45
Thu, 14:00 - 18:45
Fri, 14:00 - 18:45
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