Research and Testing Centre (RTC)

Established in 2006, a specialized workplace that is engaged in:

  • testing foreigner’s Czech language level

  • scientific work in linguistics and linguodidactics

  • training of teachers

  • representation and other tasks

We engage in Czech language testing in the following areas:

  • creating, piloting, organization (administration and certification) and evaluation of standardized Czech language exams for foreigners (including exams for young people)

  • methodological coordination, monitoring and evaluation of semester and final exams in Czech at the ILPS CU centres

  • methodological coordination, monitoring and evaluation of other standardised exams in foreign languages provided within ILPS CU

The scientific research activity of the RTC focuses mainly on:

  • analysis and implementation of methodological procedures for language testing and the production of standardized tests

  • involvement in projects aimed at testing foreign languages (including Czech as a foreign language)

We provide training for teachers such as:

  • training of staff involved in testing Czech as a foreign language

  • organising professional training, courses, workshops and seminars focusing on testing Czech as a foreign language

  • advisory services, audits

In the area of representation and promotion, RTC is responsible for:

  • tasks related to the promotion and presentation of standardized exams and teaching materials produced by the institute

  • representation of Charles University in international organizations (ALTE, etc.)


Vratislavova 29/10
128 00 Prague 2
Czech republic

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+420 224 990 451

Citizenship test
+420 224 990 451

Head of the centre
Mgr. Karolína Nováková
+420 224 990 413

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The Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies of Charles University (ILPS CU) 

Vratislavova 29/10

128 00 Prague 2

Czech Republic