About LŠSS

The Summer School of Slavonic Studies of Charles University’s Faculty of Arts (The CU FA LŠSS) offers comprehensive Czech language courses to students from across the border.

LŠSS is intended for:

  • experts in the field of Slavic studies and Czech studies,
  • postgraduate and regular students of these fields,
  • all those who encounter the Czech language, literature, history, and culture in their professional or personal lives in a broad sense,
  • all those who want to experience a month of intensive social and cultural experiences in Prague.

Language level of the courses:

  • The course offerings within the program range from classes for beginners with no knowledge of the Czech language (A0) to classes for advanced students (C1).

Age of participants:

  • Anyone aged 18-99 can submit an application.

Who can submit an application:

2024 Summer School of Slavonic Studies Calendar

The LŠSS gives students a current picture of Czech and Slavonic studies, especially in the area of:

  • the Czech language,
  • Czech history,
  • literary theory,
  • and culture.

The LŠSS includes

  • practical language courses,
  • elective seminars,
  • workshops,
  • lectures,
  • excursions,
  • guided walking tours of Prague,
  • trips to fun places around the Czech Republic.

The LŠSS program is organized by Charles University professors and members of the Czech Academy of Sciences.