American Students Share Experiences at Czech Universities

Members of U.S. Embassy Prague’s American Student Association (ASA) and Embassy staff traveled to University Pardubice, University of West Bohemia, and Technical University Liberec during the month of December to meet with university administrators and discuss the American university and campus experience. The ASA is collaborative project working with American students studying in the Czech ...
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Top U.S. Laws Schools Are Coming to Prague to Offer Graduate Legal Programs

Czech law students and legal professionals will have an outstanding opportunity to learn how to enhance their careers with a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from the United States at the first ever EducationUSA LLM Fair featuring representatives of 19 top U.S. law schools. This event., organized by the EducationUSA network in cooperation with the ...
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Experts Discuss Roma Inclusive Education at the American Center

On February 22 at the American Center, the Czech IVLP (International Visitor Leadership Program) Alumni Club coordinated a panel discussion on Roma inclusive education and related topics. The panelists – Advisor to the Minister of Education Monika Šimůnková, Community Organizer and Member of the Coordination Committee of Parents for Inclusion in Ostrava Miroslav Klempár, IQ ...
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U.S. Fulbright Grantees Share Experiences at Annual Conference

Over 40 U.S. Fulbright grantees, who teach or conduct research at Czech and Slovak universities and high schools, attended an annual Fulbright conference in Trencianske Teplice in Slovakia on January 29-February 1. The conference was an opportunity for them to share their experiences on the Fulbright program  and to discuss their future plans for the ...
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The Czech Fulbright Commission Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The Fulbright Commission celebrated on June 10 its 25th anniversary with a conference entitled From Aid to Cooperation co-organized under the auspices of the Deputy Prime Minister Pavel Bělobrádek, Minister of Education Kateřina Valachová (represented by Deputy Minister Stanislav Štech) and Ambassador Andrew Schapiro. On the occassion of the anniversary, the Czech government officially announced ...
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U.S. Computer Engineer Speaks at Pilsen Talks

Tufts University Associate Dean and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Dr. Karen Panetta gave the keynote address at Pilsen Talks on May 12 on “Engineering Robotic Applications for Humanity.” During her two-day stay in the Czech Republic, Dr. Panetta also spoke with Czech women leaders about entrepreneurship and ways of attracting more women to ...
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Ambassador Schapiro Hosts STEM Workshop Participants

Ambassador Andrew Schapiro hosted a reception for participants of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Study Abroad Capacity-Building Workshop organized by the Fulbright Commission on April 19.  The workshop, organized with support from the U.S. Department of State’s Study Abroad Branch, brought together 70 Czech and U.S. educators and staff focused on STEM with the goal ...
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American Universities Fair 2016 Will Present Sixteen Universities in Prague

The U.S. Department of Commerce will be leading the education trade mission to Prague, April 18, 2016. The mission will explore opportunities for international student recruitment and partnerships with higher education institutions in the Czech Republic. Almost 800 students from the Czech Republic currently attend U.S. colleges and universities. “I’m excited to introduce representatives from a diverse selection of ...
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Ambassador Schapiro and His Wife Visit the Czech Technical University

On March 23, 2016, Ambassador Schapiro and Ms. Tamar Newberger visited the Department of Computer Science at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University. During the visit, Professor Michal Pěchouček and members of the individual research teams presented their research projects and their results, including intelligent data analysis, robotics and intelligent transportation ...
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Czech Technical University To Cooperate With University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Cultural Attaché Erin Kotheimer attended the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Czech Technical University on March 21, 2016. The MOU signed by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman and Rector of Czech Technical University Petr Konvalinka will include cooperation in water science and engineering and enable ...
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Counselor for Public Affairs Ray Castillo Visits Pilsen

Counselor for Public Affairs (PAO) Ray Castillo traveled to Pilsen February 25.  He spoke to a group of 80 high school students in their sophomore and junior year.  Afterwards,  PAO Castillo visited the University of West Bohemia to speak with 40 students studying science and technology about his previous background working as a public affairs ...
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Czech University Representatives Discuss Business Incubation

The U.S.-Czech Republic University Incubator Alliance met at the American Center on February 1 to exchange views and discuss ways of further promoting innovation and business incubation within Czech Universities. U.S. Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Electrical Engineering Martin Margala led the discussion, which also focused on the Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education conference  to take place at the University of  Massachusetts Lowell in ...
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Ambassador Schapiro Visits Czech Universities

Between November 19 and December 4, Ambassador Andrew Schapiro visited six Czech universities and spoke to more than one thousand students and teachers across the Czech Republic. The visits included the Czech Technical University, the Technical University in Liberec, students of the Department of International Relations of the University of Economics in Prague, Universities in ...
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NGO Handbook in Czech For Download Right Here!

A Czech translation of the NGO Handbook is available for download on this page. The handbook was released in 2012 by the United States Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs. It offers an insight into the principles which are key when setting up an NGO: how to formulate well the vision and mission of ...
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Do You Know Everything about Employment of People with Visual Impairments?

On Monday, November 9, Ambassador Andrew Schapiro opened a conference on integration of people with visual impairments into the workforce through the use of modern technologies. “This conference demonstrates how private companies, government offices, NGOs, and even embassies like mine can include people with various special needs in the workforce. This process not only promotes ...
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U.S. Embassy Continues to Cooperate with University of West Bohemia

On September 14, U.S. Embassy Cultural Attaché Erin Kotheimer and Vice Rector of University of West Bohemia Ladislav Čepička renewed the Memorandum of Understanding to continue cooperation to maintain the U.S. Point at the University. The U.S. Point opened in 2013 and offers printed and electronic resources, English language programs and educational advising to students, as well as ...
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