Karolinum is the centre of the Charles University in Prague which was founded by the emperor Charles IV in 1348 being the first university in the central Europe. The university was not only the centre of the intelligence but also religious and political life was concentrated in it for generations, not exclusively Czech. For example, Jan Jesenius, Bernard Bolsano, Jan Evangelista Purkyně, Albert Einstein, Franz Kafka and many others were its students.
Karolinum is a National Cultural Monument of the Czech Republic. Its pride is the big aula which is used for university celebrations and graduation ceremonies.Karolinum
Ovocny trh 5
Prague 1, 116 36