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: 16 – 22 September 2019

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DAY 1 – Monday (16 September)

Initial information meeting

  • When: 14:00 - 17:00
  • Where: The Bethlehem Chapel (Betlémské náměstí 255/4, Prague 1 – Old Town)
  • Meeting points:
    • 13:00 at Strahov (bus stop Koleje Strahov)
    • 13:20 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
    • ISC teams and activities
    • 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 (17 September)

Registration 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 – FSv, FD, FS, FEL, FJFI, FBMI, MÚVS
    • 9:30 – FA
    • 10:00 – FIT
  • Where: At your faculty (more information in the presentations on the first day)
  • Meeting points:
    • FBMI – 7:50 in front of the Klokner Institute
    • FD – 8:25 in the lobby of the Masarykova dormitory
    • FJFI – 8:30 the end stop of busses 143 and 149 Dejvická
    • FSv – 8:55 in front of the faculty
    • FS – 8:55 in front of the faculty
    • FEL – 8:55 in front of the faculty
    • MÚVS – 8:55 in front of the faculty
    • FA – 9:20 in the atrium with yellow benches inside of the building
    • FIT – 9:50 in the lobby of the Masarykova dormitory & 9:55 in front of the faculty
  • You will need:
    • An ID (University ID / Passport)
    • A pen
    • Check the meeting points
  • You will get:
    • The list of your classes
    • Your schedule
    • Your email account

Second information meeting

  • When: 12:30
  • Where: at Congress Hall of the Masarykova Dormitory
  • Topics:
    • Presentation of ISC trips
    • Registrations for trips organized for days 4–7 (ESNcard + cash needed)

DAY 3 – Wednesday (18 September)

Prague Discovery Game

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

inteGREATion party

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

  • When: 20:00
  • Where: PM Club (Trojická 1907/10)
  • Meeting points:
    • 19:30 at bus stop Koleje Strahov
    • 19:30 in the lobby of the Masarykova dormitory

DAY 4–7 – Thursday to Sunday (19–22 September)

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
  • Do not forget:
    • 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.