Orientation Week Fall 2023

Usually, Orientation Week (Oweek for short) is organized for all incoming students one week prior to the beginning of each semester. Furthermore, before your arrival in Prague, important and practical information will be relayed to you through online sessions via MS Teams. Our guide on how to download MS Teams can be found here.

Orientation Week for Fall Semester 2023 will take place from September 11 – 15, 2023. The programme will consist of:

1) Activities organized by the ESN VSE Prague – details about the activities are shared by the ESN VSE Prague through their communication channels.

2) Activities organized by the VSE International Office:

Map of sessions for Exchange students
Session name Time of the session Topic
Online Support Session 1: Course pre-Registration June 12
9:00 – 10:00 CEST
17:00- 18:00 CEST
Course pre-registration The link to the recording is here and here
Online Support Session 2: Pre-registrations and Enrolment August 28
9:30 – 11:00 CEST
17:30 – 19:00 CEST
The current stage of course registration,
The link to the recording is here and here
Online Support Session 3: InSIS + General Useful Information September 5
9:30 – 11:00 CEST
17:30 – 19:00 CEST
General useful information – mobility documents, public transport in Prague, how to contact a doctor, etc. The link to the recordings is here and here
Introduction to Library Services online September 13
11:00 – 11:30 CEST
What you should know about the VSE library, its services, online book ordering, e-resources, reservation of study rooms The link to the recording is here
Team Game
September 13
13:00 – 16:00 CEST
Get to know the campus better as well as other Exchange students Start in Likešova aula
History of the Czech Lands September 13
16:15 – 17:45 CEST
Learn the most important facts about the Czech History Likešova aula
Intercultural Competence
September 13
18:00 – 20:00 CEST
Basic need-to-knows for living in an international environment RB 210

LIMITED PLACES: register here

Czech Language Crash Course

Culture Shock

Chill Out

September 14
12:45 – 17:45 CEST
Learn some basics of the Czech language

Culture shock, its phases, and how to survive

Chill with other Exchange students

Likešova aula

Presentation for the Culture Shock lecture is here

Foyer of Likešova aula


Welcome Ceremony


September 14
18:00 – 20:00 CEST
Official welcome and a taste of Czech culture Vencovského aula


*By attending the events organized by VSE, each participant declares their consent to the use of the photographs, audio recordings, and film footage for VSE marketing purposes. The declaration of consent is valid as of the date of the event. As long as the consent is not withdrawn by sending an e-mail to dpo@vse.cz, it shall be regarded as having no time limit.