Rectors Seminar 2018 Prague


Organised as part of the centennial anniversary of the establishment of the Czechoslovak state, the Rectors Seminar "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 Seminar will be organised in cooperation with UNICA, Coimbra Group, LERU and Europaeum. 


Target audience:

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



Download the programme (as of 16 October 2017)


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:

Registration will open in late spring/early summer of 2018.

For further information, please contact: 


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