Orientation Week Fall 2024

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 2024 will take place from September 9 – 13, 2024. The programme will consist of:

1) Face-to-face 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 18
9:00 – 10:30 CEST
17:00- 18:30 CEST
Course pre-registration Recording of the 9:00 session can be found here.

Recording of the 17:00 session can be found here.

Online Support Session 2: Pre-registrations and Enrolment August 26
9:00 – 10:30 CEST
17:00 – 18:30 CEST
The current stage of course registration,
Link to join the meeting is coming soon.
Online Support Session 3: InSIS + General Useful Information September 3
9:00 – 10:30 CEST
17:00 – 18:30 CEST
General useful information – mobility documents, public transport in Prague, how to contact a doctor, etc. Link to join the meeting is coming soon.
Culture Shock
September 10 Culture shock, its phases, and how to survive
Czech Language Crash Course
September 10 Learn some basics of the Czech language
Introduction to Library Services  September 11 What you should know about the VSE library, its services, online book ordering, e-resources, reservation of study rooms
History of the Czech Lands
September 11 Learn the most important facts about the Czech History
Intercultural Competences
September 10 Basic need-to-knows for living in an international environment  



Welcome Ceremony


September 10

18:00 CEST

Official welcome and a taste of Czech culture


*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 As long as the consent is not withdrawn by sending an e-mail to dpo@vse.cz, it shall be regarded as having no time limit.