Entry to Faculty of Arts buildings
As of June 1st, it is possible to enter Faculty of Arts buildings under the following conditions:
Testing at the university
Free rapid antigen tests are available to Charles University students at the Albertov testing centre (Studničkova 1, New Town) and at various mobile testing sites. It is necessary to reserve a time at the following website before you go for the test: https://testovani.cuni.cz/
For detailed instructions in English for how to reserve a test, contact your faculty coordinator.
If you test positive for Covid-19 at any time, not only if you have been tested by Charles University, you must report it to the faculty by sending an e-mail to email@example.com along with the following personal details: first name, last name, and student identification number (i.e. the number that is located under the photo on your ISIC/ID card).
Accommodation at Charles University Dormitories
It is necessary to show a negative Covid-19 test result carried out in the last 7 days every time you enter Charles University dormitories (can be PCR or rapid antigen). See above section for information about testing at the university.
Measures taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and the rules for quarantine in the dormitories of Charles University are available here: https://kam.cuni.cz/KAMEN-211.html.
Covid-19 vaccination for foreigners
The Czech government has opened its Central covid-19 vaccination registration system for self-payers. It is aimed at persons not insured within the public health insurance system of the Czech Republic and residing within the Czech Republic for over 90 days.
You can find all the relevant information at https://registrace.mzcr.cz/samoplatci.
1) fill in your phone number
2) obtain PIN1
3) use it to acces the registration system
Teaching and exams
For summer semester 20/21, your teachers will let you know if the exam for a given class will be held in person or online. If the exam is held in person, you must follow the rules at the top of this page for entry into the building, and you must keep 1,5m distance from other exam participants.
Please make sure that the e-mail address you have listed in your profile in SIS is up to date, and check it regularly. Teachers will be sending you important information about teaching and exams to this address.
Faculty of Arts libraries
For detailed information about which library services are currently available, check here: https://www.ff.cuni.cz/home/library/
Coming to the Czech Republic
Current rules for entry to the Czech Republic are based on the risk designation of the country you are coming from – you can see your country’s designation and further details about the entry rules on this map: https://koronavirus.mzcr.cz/en/list-of-countries-according-to-the-level-of-risk/
General information about entering the Czech Republic, including links to the full text of current entry rules, can be found here: https://www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/article/coronavirus-information-of-moi.aspx
Please note: If coming from a country marked black, dark red, red or orange on the map above, or if your country is not on the Czech Republic’s list of „low-risk“ countries, you must fill in the following form to announce your arrival: www.prijezdovyformular.cz You must do this before you arrive.
If you need to submit a PCR test upon arrival, it is possible to get tested at the airport (at your own expense): https://www.prg.aero/en/testing-covid-19
If you need to submit a test a few days after arrival, there are also various places in the center of Prague that do tests, the following locations are intended to serve visitors:
Please note, that only tests carried out by Charles University will be free for most exchange students. If you are not part of the Czech healthcare system (EHIC card does not count), you are not entitled to free antigen testing for the public, so you should reserve at the above links as a self-payer.