Charles University

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Charles University
Type National
Established 1348 (1348)
Rector Tomáš Zima
Location Prague, Czech Republic
Campus Urban

Charles University, known also as Charles University in Prague (Czech: Univerzita Karlova), is the oldest and largest university in the Czech Republic. Founded in 1348, it was the first university in Central Europe.[1] It is one of the oldest universities in Europe in continuous operation and ranks in the upper 1.5 percent of the world’s best universities.[2]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics
According to the school's program search, this program appears to be offered as "full-time" and "combined" forms of study, and in both English and Czech. It also appears to be offered with both the First and Second Faculty of Medicine.
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. Seeley, L. (1914). History of Education (3rd revised ed.). American Book Company. p. 145. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  2. Mkv, Kil (16 August 2011). "Shanghai Ranking: Charles University among 1.5 percent of world’s best universities". iForum. Retrieved 29 September 2016.