Academic Council hosted in Prague international gathering

This year’s Europaeum Academic Council will be hosted by Rector Tomáš Zima, at Charles University in Prague (who featured in our last e-bulletin) on May 12th as part of the  University’s special celebrations to mark the 700th anniversary of the birth of its founder, the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles IV. It will also celebrate Prague’s international links – and membership of the Europaeum, of the COIMBRA Group of ancient universities, and of the UNICA group of universities in capital cities. Europaeum partners – including several Europaeum rectors/deputy rectors –  will participate in a special ceremony in the Aula Magna in the old Carolinum Building at Charles University, as well as in an exhibition, and a special Rectors’ conference on the Legacy of Charles IV – Education and Academic Freedom, Innovation and Open Society. Rectors and deputy rectors from Helsinki, Leiden, the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, and Oxford are taking part.