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Exhibition The Heritage of lost landscapes of Czechia II

From 17 May to 31 August 2022, the exhibition „The Heritage of lost landscapes of Czechia II“ will take place in the building of the Faculty of Science of Charles University Albertov 6, on the 2nd floor in the foyer of the Map Collection. The exhibition presents the results of a project from the NAKI II programme of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic focused on the documentation and reconstruction of 40 transformed territories or extinct landscapes of the Czech Republic. The processing of sources took place on the basis of geoinformatics, historical and geographical methods. Viewers will get acquainted with the analysis of the area, which will be presented not only with cartographic and visual materials, but also with 3D models.

Published May 10, 2022

The library's opening hours change

The Geographical Library will be open on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from operational reasons only until 4 p.m. Thank you for your understanding.

Published May 18, 2022

Virtual exhibition Fortified Landscape - People in the Eastern Giant Mountains 1938

As part of the Giant Mountains Sources/Springs project, which aims to make information sources about the history and cultural memory of the Giant Mountains from the period of Czechoslovakia (1918-1992) available, its authors invite you to visit an online exhibition dedicated to people in the eastern Giant Mountains in 1938.

Published May 17, 2022

SW ArcGIS on computers in the library!

Do you need to process your cartographic outputs for seminars from GIS & cartography? Come to our Geographical Library! ArcGIS software (Desktop and Pro versions) was installed on six computers in the study room. Below you will find links to tutorial videos which could help you with your projects.

Published Apr 25, 2022

Geographical Library at Easter

Dear users, we would like to announce that the Geographical Library will be closed on Good Friday (15.4.2022) and Easter Monday (18.4.2022).

Published Apr 14, 2022

Dr. Ivan Kupčík has died...

RNDr. Ivan Kupčík, a historical cartographer focusing on the history of cartography in the Czech lands and the Central European region, and a former curator of the CU Map Collection, has died in the age 78. Honor his memory!

Published Mar 11, 2022

16th Cartographic Day Olomouc - 25.2.2022

The annual event of the Czech Cartographic Society will take place in Olomouc on February 25, 2022, this time on the topic of "Cartography and Culture". Everyone interested in maps and culture is welcome!

Published Feb 10, 2022

Treasures of the Map Collection exhibited again

The exhibition Treasures of the Map Collection, organized by the Map Collection in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic in 2014, was a great success. After being seen as a traveling exhibition in various places in the Czechia, it is possible to see it again in Albertov from January 24 to May 10, 2022 in the foyer of the Map Collection. Come to see!

Published Feb 07, 2022

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