Orientation Week

Orientation Week (shortly OWeek) is organized for all incoming international students during one week prior to the beginning of the Academic year. Generally, students get familiar with the University, city of Prague and Czech culture. They gain necessary information for their start at the University of Economics, Prague and in the Czech Republic.

Orientation Week of the Academic Year 2018/2019 was held from 10th till 17th September 2018.


Are you interested in how fun this event is? Let’s have a look at our photos from the Orientation Week!


Generally about the OWeek

MONDAY – First day is considered as the most important day for all the international incoming students. It is known as a Registration Day, students are asked to come to the University with their Buddy to register to the given study programme and to the student organization ESN Buddy System and pick up important documents as well as University ID card.

TUESDAY – Second day contains lectures about InSIS (Students Information System), ESN Buddy System – a students’ organization together with Cultural Shock and Czech History. In the afternoon students are invited to the official Welcome Ceremony where they are welcomed by the Rector of the University and the refreshment is prepared for them. Moreover, you can accept an invitation to the party organized by Buddy System Student in the evening.

WEDNESDAY – Third day is devoted to the special university Team Game played together with Czech Buddies within the University campus. The game helps the students to explore the campus and get familiar with the Czech culture, history and habits.

Rest of the week is directed by Buddy System Student Organization which offers many trips and cultural events so that students can get to know each other and have some fun.