Orientation Week

Orientation Week is held by ISC one week before the semester starts and it provides a lot of important information which will help you to settle in the Czech Republic. It is strongly recommended to attend this program. During this week you will get to know the main bureaucratic procedures at CTU. In addition, we will help you to make new local and international friends through parties, games and a lot of trips. You shouldn’t miss this great opportunity!

Orientation Week Programme: 25 September – 1 October 2017

DAY 1 – Monday (25 September)

Initial information meeting

  • When: 10:30 - 15:00
  • Where: The Bethlehem Chapel (Betlémské náměstí 255/4, Praha 1)
  • Meeting points:
    • 9:00 at Strahov (bus stop Koleje Strahov)
    • 9:30 in the lobby of the Masarykova dormitory
  • Topics:
    • Official welcome
    • How to enroll in courses and sports at CTU
    • Czech language and Czech culture courses
    • Life in the Czech Republic and how to survive in Prague
    • ESN membership
    • Health and property insurance
    • Visa regulations

Tandem Evening

A unique program for improving your language learning and teaching skills organized by ISC Languages team

DAY 2 – Tuesday (26 September)

Registation at faculties

Note: This is only for Erasmus students and Exchange students. Self-funding students who are studying for a CTU degree, and also Erasmus Mundus students, please contact Faculty coordinators at your study department.

Please attend this registration event at your faculty. Do not treat it as optional.

  • When:
    • 9:00 – FCE, FBME, MIAS
    • 9:30 – FA
    • 10:00 – FNSPE
    • 10:30 – FIT
  • Where: At your faculty (more information in the presentations on the first day)
  • Meeting points:
    • FCE – 8:50 in front of the faculty
    • FBME – 8:00 in the lobby of the Masarykova dormitory
    • MIAS – 8:45 in the lobby of the Masarykova dormitory
    • FA – 9:15 in front of the faculty
    • FNSPE – 9:20 in the lobby of the Masarykova dormitory
    • FIT – 10:15 in front of the faculty
  • You will need
    • The green study record book from the Welcome Pack
    • A passport photo
    • A pen
  • You will get:
    • The list of your classes
    • Your schedule
    • Your email account

Second information meeting

  • When: 14:00 - 18:00
  • Where: Faculty of Electrical Engineering, room 256 and 358
  • Topics:
    • ISC presentation
    • Presentation of ISC trips
    • Registrations for trips organized for days 4–7 (ESNcard + cash needed)

DAY 3 – Wednesday (27 September)

Registation at faculties

  • When:
    • 9:00 – FME, FEE, FTS
  • Where: At your faculty (more information in the presentations on the first day)
  • Meeting points:
    • FME – 8:45 in front of the faculty
    • FEE – 8:50 in front of the faculty
    • FTS – 8:50 in front of the Bethlehem Chapel
  • You will need
    • The green study record book from the Welcome Pack
    • A passport photo
    • A pen
  • You will get:
    • The list of your classes
    • Your schedule
    • Your email account

Prague Discovery Game

A great treasure hunt across Prague organized by the ISC Activities team

  • When: 13:00
  • Where: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, room 256

inteGREATion party

Get to know each other at the very first ISC inteGREAT party and have fun!

DAY 4–7 – Thursday to Sunday (28 September – 1 October)

Trips around the Czech Republic

One-day or two-day events introducing you to a lot of interesting places

  • When/Where: different times and places for each trip, further information on DAY 2 during the second information meeting
  • You will need:
    • Cash
    • Small snacks and beverages
    • Comfortable clothes and appropriate shoes

Please keep in mind there are four types of students: Erasmus students, Exchange students, Erasmus Mundus students and Private (self-paying) students. Private (self-paying) students and Erasmus Mundus students please contact their coordinators at their study department for information about visa issues, registration at faculties, etc.