The historical First Faculty of Medicine, founded by Charles IV as one of the original faculties of Charles University in Prague established in 1348, recently celebrated the reopening of its central administrative building. On 15th October 2008, day per day 125 years after its initial inauguration, the first part of the large building complex reconstruction was officially terminated.
We beg to inform you that on November 28, 2008, Spectabilis Professor Tomáš Zima, Dean of the First Faculty of Medicine, in the frame of the gala evening „Hundred Czech Best“given at the Prague Castle, was awarded a diploma confirming that the Scientific Centres of the First Faculty of Medicine belong to the best ones in the Czech Republic in the category of Czech firms 2008 „Education – Science – Health – Humanity“.
Charles University, in this year´s edition of the two most respected worldwide evaluations of universities in the so called The ranking list THES and the Shanghai ranking list, moved a few steps higher being placed among three hundred best universities from more than 17 thousand facilities all over the world. Both ranking lists monitor only institutions with major research activitis. The THES criteria fulfil 604 universities among which Charles University ended this year as the 261st
, which is a considerable improvement compared with the last year´s 290th
place. The Shanghai ranking list evaluates two thousand universities among which this year Charles university occupies the 252nd
place (last year it was the 297th
). In the number of 604 universities monitored in detail (THES), Charles University ended as the 261st
(last year the 290th
) and in the competition of 2,000 universities (Shanghai list) it was placed as the 252nd
(last year the 297th)
. Charles University therefore belongs among 1.5% of the best world universities and is traditionally the best in the Czech Republic.
Guest of First Faculty of Medicine is this time Prof. Dr. Jiří Městecký, M.D., Ph.D., the University of Alabama at Birmingham and foreign member of the Scientific Board of the First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague.
The 1st stage of the reconstruction of the building with the seat of the Dean´s Office, the institute of Biochemistry, the Clinical Department of Stomatology and other workplaces has been finshed. Photos.
Reconstruction of the premises of the Dean´s Office, the Institute of Medical Biochemistry, the Clinical department of Stomatology and other workplaces in this building owned by First Faculty of Medicine in Kateřinská street in Prague 2cost 167 million CZK. As Professor Tomáš Zima. The dean of the faculty said, it was another step in the process of restructuring the faculty and the hospital and the students get a new environment. The dean expressed his satisfaction with the fact that the first stage of reconstruction has been finished. There will be three stages altogether. The reconstruction of the whole building should be completed in 2010 and it is expected to cost about 350 million CZK.
Our faculty has presently two academic clubs at its disposal: the first one in the upper premises (Charles square, in the Faust House) and the new one was officially opened on September 5, 2008. It is located in the building of the Purkynje Institute, Albertov 4, Prague 2. Photos.
Our faculty has presently two academic clubs at its disposal: the first one in the upper premises (Charles square, in the Faust House) and the new one was officially opened on September 5, 2008. It is located in the building of the Purkynje Institute, Albertov 4, Prague 2.
Compared with the club in the Faust House, its advantage is that the students can sit for a while in the adjacent small park which is really a quiet and pleasant place. The club so far functions on the self-service basis – it is equipped slot machines where the students can buy coffee, juice, baguettes and sweets. The room has a very pleasant atmosphere.The first visitors who had the chance to test the new facility were the representatives of the Academic Senate of the First Faculty of Medicine, the Association of Czech Medical Professionals, the Dean´s Board, heads of our faculty´s institutes and departments. Spectabilis Professor Zima who contributed considerably to the improved conditions for the students, gave thanks to all, who built the club withina very short time – the head of the Technical Department Ing. Jiřina Kurcová and her whole team, craftsmen, carpenters, gardeners and the administrator of the building PhDr. Jiří Vábr. We wish the students to use the new club frequently not only to study there but also for relaxation.
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