Rectors Seminar 2018 Prague


Organised as part of the centennial anniversary of the establishment of the Czechoslovak state, the Rectors Seminar "100 Years of Czechoslovakia - Legacy of Democracy, Humanism and Responsibility" will be organised at Charles University (Prague), 24-25 October 2018.  The meeting will be held in the Karolinum building, which witnessed this important moment of history and the turning of Prague into a capital city of the new country.


The event is co-organised by four European university networks – the Coimbra Group, Europaeum, LERU and UNICA.

The participation in the Seminar is free of charge.


Target audience:

Rectors/Presidents, Vice-Rectors/Vice-Presidents, other representatives of academic leadership



Download the programme (as of 5 October 2018 - subject to change)


Among the confirmed speakers:

  • José Manuel Barosso, Former President of the European Commission
  • Prof. Heinz W. Engl, Rector, University of Vienna
  • Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
  • Prof. Sally Mapstone, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of St.
  • Prof. Karol Mičieta, Rector, Comenius University in Bratislava
  • Prof. Petr Pithart, Former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Charles
  • Prof. Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford
  • Prof. Luc Sels, Rector, KU Leuven


More information:

You can now register for the Seminar using this online registration form:

Registration will close on 30 July 2018.


For further information, please contact: 


Wednesday, 24 October, 2018 to Thursday, 25 October, 2018
Host Institution: 
Charles University