Student Life in Hradec Kralove
The student life in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, is very lively and can be organized really diversified! Hit the road with your fellow students and enjoy the numerous leisure opportunities together.
As you can see, there is much to discover for you. You should not miss the interesting student life in Hradec Kralove on any account. That way, you will also get to know your fellow students and your new friends better.
Apart from the Medical Faculty of Charles University, the city also hosts another independent university founded in 2000 under its current name with 5 faculties (pedagogy, computer science, company management, philosophy, natural sciences and social work). Obviously, the Medical Faculty of Charles University plays a very important role in the university life of Hradec Kralove, since each year many first semester students start their studies at this university.
Language: The official language is Czech, although you can communicate perfectly in English as most young people can speak it very well. The university offers lectures, seminars and courses completely in English; however, you will also need to attend a couple of Czech courses because you will need to have basic skills of this language to communicate with patients during the clinical part of the studies.
The European routes E67 and E442 cross the city. The first of them is known as Via Baltica and, among other cities, it goes via Helsinki, Warsaw, Klodzko, Hradec Kralove and Prague. Although the city does not have an airport, you can take a train from its train station to the main cities. Prague is just one hour and a half away by car and Olomouc two hours away.
The university offers several halls of residence where you can live. Our team will give you advice regarding the necessary procedures to obtain a place. If you are looking for something different, we can also help you find private accommodation..
Sport and Relaxation:
Both in the city and in the surrounding area there are many green areas, parks and water sports facilities. As Hradec Kralove is at the shores of the Elbe, a really wide river, there is also a small urban beach where you can relax. Likewise there are also path routes in the city and nearby. Cyclists and skaters also have their own facilities. You can even register at a sports centre or use the sports offer of the university.
Culture and Events:
Throughout the year you will find many events in the city. On New Year’s Day there is a firework show in the old town, one of the best attractions in the region which you should not miss. Film and theatre festivals, sports events, karate or dancing competitions, art events, exhibitions, university weeks, music festivals… Hradec Kralove gives you everything you were looking for.