Coronavirus Update

Update: March 2, 2021

As of 23 September 2020, the university is moving to online teaching mode. We recommend that you consider the option of starting your studies online. We are still ready to support you on your arrival.

However there are a couple of measures declared either by the goverment of the Czech Republic or the management of the university to help reduce the spread of COVID-19:

To see current restriction valid in the Czech Republic, you can visit https://covid.gov.cz/en or https://koronavirus.mzcr.cz/en/ which provide information about measures concerning daily life in the Czech Republic.


Arrival to Czech Republic

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs offers a step-by-step guide with information concerning arrival to the Czech Republic.
For full details visit the website of the Ministry of Interior.


Face masks at UPa

Wearing a face mask or other protective gear reducing the spread of droplets has been reintroduced inside all university buildings as of September 10, 2020.


See the regularly updated website with information about the current operation of the library.


International Office

There are no office hours due to the lockdown measures in March. We are available for you online. Urgent issues that require a personal visit need to be pre-arranged via email.

Incoming students:
Andrea Pilarova
International PhD students and employees:
Caroline Novák Jolly
General contact email:

In case of emergency you can reach us by phone: +420 722 957 178