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 document Study Programmes in Foreign Languages 2016/2017, the First and Second Faculty of Medicine offer a doctoral program in biomedical informatics. However, a program-specific page cannot be found.
Available online? No
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.