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Czechs open their universities for Syrian refugees

Program is to be launched next academic year as humanitarian project Prague, May 3 (ČTK) — At least 20 students from the ranks of Syrian refugees in Jordan may be enrolled at Czech universities in the next six years, according to the study program proposed by the Foreign Ministry and to be debated by the… Keep Reading

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Charles University and Česká spořitelna team up

Money from bank foundation will go to education projects The oldest Czech university, Charles University, and the country’s oldest bank, Česká spořitelna, are joining forces to strengthen education and science in the Czech Republic The two institutions signed a memorandum of partnership and cooperation, in which they expressed their interest in cooperating on the Elixir… Keep Reading

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Higher education figures rising

The EU has a goal of 40 percent of people completing a higher-level course Eurostat figures have revealed that the European Union is edging closer to its Europe 2020 target in education. The share of people who have attended a tertiary education college or equivalent, has risen from 23.6 percent in 2002, when the series… Keep Reading

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Asst. dean: All MBA programs are not alike

When looking for a program, you need to decide what you want to achieve and find the best fit One way to get ahead in the company you work for is to get an MBA or an executive MBA, but not all programs are equal. Some have very few course hours, and rely on credit… Keep Reading

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Meet Poppy, the printable robot

An the open-source, 3D-printed robot is set to inspire innovation in classrooms Meet Poppy, the first completely open-source, 3D printed, humanoid robot (@poppy_project). Poppy is a robot that anybody can build and program. That means it’s not just a tool for scientists and engineers: the team of developers aims to make it part of vocational… Keep Reading

Czech kids to learn more about Islam
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Czech kids to learn more about Islam

LN: New project will explain the Quran, burkas and jihad to students Prague, April 7 (ČTK) — A new project launched by the Muslims In Czech Schoolchildren’s Eyes group and approved by the Education Ministry, offers free seminars and lectures that would acquaint pupils with Islam and the life and habits of Muslims, daily Lidové… Keep Reading

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NYU Prague hits the right note

Music program offers students a broad look at local culture While most of us enjoy music all year round, at NYU Prague that hadn’t been the case. The music program was offered only in the fall. Starting last year though, it expanded to the spring and fall semesters and may grow further. Not only that,… Keep Reading

Czechs confirm global warming in Antarctica
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Czechs confirm global warming in Antarctica

Scientists also study ‘extremophiles’ at Czech-built station Brno, March 13 (ČTK) —Czech scientists took some 7,300 parasites from fish for examination and they studied the melting of four icebergs, and moss and lichen species during an expedition to the J.G. Mendel polar station on Ross Island in Antractica this year, biologist Miloš Barták told CTK.… Keep Reading

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Students speak out against planned university reforms

Plans to add tuition fees, limit power of students on senate spark opposition They’ve been a thorn in the side of the university reform movement from the beginning, even drawing the attention of President Václav Klaus last year when he called them parasites – they’re the students speaking out against changes that would introduce tuition… Keep Reading

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International student population quadruples

Czech Universities are by no means in want of fresh blood, as the international student population has grown by four times in the last ten years to nearly 38,000, according to the Institute for Information in Education. As the Czech News Agency reported April 1, the institute found that of those foreign students, about one-third… Keep Reading

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