Trip to Poland (17th – 18th March)

Hello travellers!

Have you already choosen next destination for your trip? No?! Well, we have one amazing idea for you…join to us for

Trip to Poland
Saturday, 17th March until Sunday, 18th March
Price: 2000 CZK

“Those, who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” (~ G. Santaya)

Auschwitz one of the Nazi German concentration camp together with Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp are one of the most recognizable symbols of the Holocaust in the world. Not to forget these terrifying and tragical years of European history and learn from the mistakes it is good to visit such places. Auschwitz-Birkenau areal and museum share all the details and stories from the Second World War, definitely something worth seeing.

During this trip, we´ll also explore the beauties of Poland. We will visit the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland – Krakow – and amazing Wieliczka Salt Mine. Krakow’s Old Town, along with Wawel Castle and the city’s Kazimierz district were placed along with only 11 other historical sites in the world on the First World Heritage List, created by UNESCO in 1978. Wieliczka Salt Mine, also on the list of UNESCO World Heritage List, reaches a depth of 327 meters and is over 287 kilometres. It is also referred to as the Underground Salt Cathedral of Poland with many sculptures and chambers made by the miners who worked there.

On our way to Auschwitz (on Saturday) we will do stop for lunch and short individiual visit in Ostrava city center. Ostrava is the third largest city in the Czech Republic. You will have option to see old town and also visit the Czech Republic’s highest city hall tower! Just above its four-faced clock is a viewing platform with a height of 73 metres above ground level.

Price includes:
✔ transportation
✔ accommodation in the city center of Krakow with gorgeous breakfast
✔ guided tours of Auschwitz and Birkenau
✔ Polish dinner on Saturday
✔ party in Krakow
✔ guided city tour of Krakow
✔ tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine
✔ remarkable experience and lot of fun

Are you excited? The registration for the trip starting on Wednesday 28th February. Come to the ESN UCT Office and register for the trip during our office hours (Mon 14 – 16, Tue 15 – 17, Wed 14 – 16, Thu 13 – 15, Fri 9 – 11).
Join to us for the biggest trip of this semester and remember that spots are limited.

See you there.

Your ESN UCT team

Trip to Jáchymov (2nd – 4th March)

Hey sport lovers,

Inspired by all the sportsman competing at the Winter Olympic games let´s try one of the Olympic sports ourselves and have some fun! Have you ever tried cross-country skiing? Did you like it? Go with us to the

Trip to Jáchymov
Friday, 2nd March until Sunday, 4th March
Price: 1200 CZK

Have you not tried it? Then you can try it with us for the first time! Take a cross-country skis (it´s also possible to borrow them) and join us for the first weekend trip of the semester! Snow, mountains and beautiful nature of Krušné Mountains and the village Jáchymov at North-West of our country. 😊

Price includes:
✔ transportation
✔ accommodation
✔ dinners on Friday and Saturday
✔ cross-country skis rental
✔ helpful ESNers


We are looking forward to spending the weekend together!

See you there,

Your ESN UCT team

KaCheKRan! (1st March)


do you think that the Czech Republic is country full of pubs where you can just sit and drink your beer? Hm, maybe you’ve forgotten that we are chemists and we have something special everytime! ESN UCT invites you to the unforgettable

Thursday, 1st March from 7pm
Where: Kongresové centrum

Do you ask what is this kachekran? It is the biggest and oldest carnival in the Czech Republic and this year it is 49th anniversary.
THEME: Myths and legends!

If you still don’t know – KaCheKRan is shortcut of Carnival of Chemists Ending in the Morning (Karneval Chemiků Končící K Ránu). I think now you know everything necessary.

For more info please visit fb event (also in English), you can find there Line Up and also info about tickets. Btw. tickets are not avaible in our office (it is not our event) but you can buy them in Carbon Cafe (Building B) or online:

Here is aftermovie from last year.

See you there,

Your ESN UCT team


Buddy weekend (17th February)

Hello everybody,

are you looking for a great opportunity to get to know people and make new friends?

Buddy weekend
Saturday, 17th February
Price: 400 CZK

Buddy weekend (well, actually just Saturday, ’cause Sunday is scheduled for sleeping :D) is here! We will play fun and ice-breaking games in the morning and test your fitness during an orientation run (or walk – no pressure) in Kunratický forest awaiting us in the afternoon.
Save your energy for the evening as well! There will be dinner and party in the Bright club.

If you want participate in this event, please, fill in the registration form:

Spots are limited (those registered after the capacity is full will be added to the waiting list). The payment will be during enrollment day on Tuesday, please, take money with you 🙂

Price includes:
✔ full day of activities
✔ lunch
✔ snacks during day
✔ dinner + welcome drink at the club

Take your Czech buddy and join us!
Fun guaranteed! 🙂

ESN UCT team

Trip to Pilsner (15th February)

Hi travellers,

the semester full of trips and new experiences is coming. Let’s start with trip to 4th biggest czech city. Come with us for a

Trip to Pilsner
Thursday, 15th February
Price: 550 CZK
Meeting point: in front of Burger Kinn – Prague main railway station at 9.10am

Do you know what we drink in Czech Republic (almost) more than water? BEER! Do you know why is that? Because it is our national treasure and we love it! Do you want to see how it is made and taste it? Come with us to the city of Beer – Pilsen.

We want you to live the beer experience with us from 2 different sides.
We would like you to experience it all – the biggest traditional brewery Pilsner Urquell as well as a small local Ale-specialized factory, the Raven.

If you want go, please, fill in the registration form:

Spots are limited (those registered after the capacity is full will be added to the waiting list). The payment will be during enrollment day on Tuesday, please, take money with you 🙂

8:20 – meeting at Volha bus stop
9:10 – meeting at Burger King Prague main railway station
11:30 – Raven brewery + lunch
14:00 – City centre
15:00 – Pilsner Urquell brewery
18:00 – train back to Prague
19:40 – arrival to Prague

NOTE: Only over 18 years old can come. Please bring your student card and passport or ID.

Let´s taste the Czech beer 😉

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Important Info

Office at the University
Building B, 3rd floor, room X27

Office Hours:

Monday 14-16
Tuesday 15-17
Wednesday 14-16
Thursday 13-15
Friday 9-11

(or we will manage individual agreement with you)

Sazava Dormitory Coordinator
Lukáš Klazar

Volha Dormitory Coordinator
Katka Hyčarová

All contacts

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