Introductory word

Dear colleagues, dear students, 

you can find the updated information about COVID-19 regulations and their impact on teaching at the faculty on the website You may find here all necessary information concerning not only teaching but also the obligation to wear a respirator while being present at the faculty and the conditions of attendance of “in person” teaching (tests, vaccination etc.). 

Thank you for your cooperation with these changes. 

Jan Říha
Vice-dean for Study

Science and research

Announcement of a one-level public tender for targeted support of the Ministry of Health
The Ministry of Health (MH) has announced a one-level public tender for targeted support of MH, for the solution of health research and development projects fulfilling the announced Program for the support of applied health research for the years 2020 - 2026. Detailed information can be found on the provider's website.

Application forms are available exclusively in the ISVP internet on-line application, if the person interested in submitting the project ("proposer") has not yet set up a user account in ISVP, please contact Mgr. Miriam Delongová (, ext. 4022). Send project proposals generated from the ISVP (they must not be changed in any way - renamed, etc.) to the e-mail by June 24, by 12:00 pm. At the same time, it is necessary to send the completed green covering sheet signed by the proposer and the head of the department by internal mail. The deadline of June 24 is set so that there is enough time for matching the project proposal sent by the data box to the provider with the proposal in the ISVP application (in previous years the pairing did not take place on the first try, project proposals had to be sent repeatedly). Project proposals sent after deadline cannot be guaranteed check.

Furthermore, the Ministry of Health points out that the condition for submitting a project proposal to this public tender is the obligation to state the so-called "ORCID ID" for the person of the proposer and co-proposer. Contact person: Mgr. Miriam Delongová (

International and non-university matters

Support for international cooperation development
As a part of the Institutional Plan, the Faculty of Science also received a contribution to the development of international cooperation. These resources can be used for travel costs of faculty staff related to cooperation development, short-term visits of foreign experts at FS or co-financing of student mobilities abroad. However, no wage or personal expenses can be paid from these resources. If you are planning a trip or a visit that meets the above definition, you can pre-apply for (partial) financial support by email to Waleria Slowiková ( In the application state the names of the participants, the foreign institution, the requested amount of support (including the main source of funding and the total expected cost) and the purpose of the visit.

The decision on granting the support will be made with regard to the degree of completion of the cooperation and with an effort to evenly cover all the fields. Preference will be given to activities co-financed by the departments.

Call for proposals for joint Czech-French research projects
Barrande mobility is the Franco-Czech Hubert Curien Partnership (PHC). It is implemented in France by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) and the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI), and in the Czech Republic by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MŠMT).

The objective of the program is to encourage the development of scientific exchanges between laboratories of the two countries, by promoting new cooperation and the participation of young researchers and doctoral students. The call is open to all scientific fields and the projects submitted must fall within the field of fundamental research.

NB: the French teams should apply to Campus France ( and the Czech teams to the MŠMT (, simultaneously. The projects are then evaluated by a Franco-Czech commission. Application deadline is on June 30, 2021.

Study matters

Dean's award for an outstanding teacher
The Dean of the Faculty of Science has announced the Dean's Award for an outstanding teacher. Students of third and higher years of bachelor and follow-up master studies can participate and elect the best teacher. Each student can nominate up to three teachers, who will be assigned votes with a weight of 1.0, 0.7 and 0.5, respectively. Voting requires login to the portal, however is anonymous. It is possible to vote electronically on the website until September 30, 2021. The best teacher for each of the five fields (Mathematics and Computer science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Ecology, Earth sciences) will be awarded.

Doctoral student evaluations
We ask students of doctoral study programmes to submit an evaluation for academic year 2020/2021 by June 30, 2021. The evaluation has to be signed by the student as well as the supervisor and has to include a written assessment of the supervisor as to whether or not he/she recommends the advancement to the next year. Even after submitting the evaluation, the student can complete the subjects he/she has enrolled at in STAG until September 6, 2021. After September 6, a check will be made on the fulfillment of the conditions for advancement to the next year.

Students of the fourth and higher years, together with the evaluation, submit an application for the extension of studies. The application must also include the statement and signature of the supervisor.

Office hours - study department
During the summer holidays from July 1 to August 31, 2021, the office hours of the study department are adjusted as follows:

Monday 9:00 - 11:00 am 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Tuesday 9:00 - 11:00 am 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Wednesday closed

Thursday 9:00 - 11:00 am 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Friday closed

The study department is closed from July 7-9 as well as August 2-6. If you need to take care of urgent matters, contact the study assistant by e-mail or telephone. From August 23-27, it will be open only to students enrolling in the 1st year.

Closing of the year before Final state examination
We draw the attention of students of the 3rd year of the bachelor and the 2nd year of the follow-up master study to the obligation to close the year before  taking the final state examination. The year must be closed no later than three weeks before the date of the final examination / thesis defense. Closing of the year can be done by e-mail. After fulfilling all study obligations, the student contacts his / her study assistant.

Graduation ceremony
The graduation ceremonies will probably take place (depending on the epidemiological situation) on July 12 - 16, 2021. For students who will graduate after June 21 and in July, the graduation ceremony will take place in November (depending on the epidemiological situation). Candidates can apply by their study assistants after successfully completing their state exams. The organization of graduations is subject to epidemiological measures, i.e. 50% of the capacity of the hall, upon providng a negative result on a test for covid, etc.

State doctoral examination and dissertation defense
When submitting the dissertation or the application for the state doctoral examination, it is necessary to observe deadlines specified on the website under the doctoral study.

Deadline for fulfillment of study obligations
The deadline for fulfilling study obligations has not changed for the time being and still remains on September 6, 2021.

Extension of study
Students of the 3rd year of bachelor's and 2nd year of follow-up master's study who do not fulfill all study obligations this academic year, i.e. will not close the year before final state examination / thesis defense by September 6, must deliver a written application to the study department by September 6 in order to extend their studies.

Student evaluation in doctoral studies
We ask students of doctoral study programs to submit an evaluation for the academic year 2020/2021 by June 30, 2021. The evaluation must be signed by the student, the supervisor and must contain a written opinion of the tutor as to whether or not he / she recommends advancement to the next year. Even after submitting the evaluation, the student can complete the subjects he / she has enrolled in STAG until September 6, 2021. Students of 4th and higher years, together with the evaluation, submit an application for the extension of studies. The application must also include the statement and signature of the supervisor.

Operation of the Faculty

Operation of the HR and Payroll Department of the Faculty of Science during summer holidays
Regular office hours:

Monday, Wednesday | 9:00 - 11:30 am and 12:30 - 2:00 pm

Outside office hours, it is possible to arrange a meeting via e-mail after mutual agreement with the HR or payroll accountant. Please use only the internal mailbox to hand over documents!

Department of External and Internal Relations

Monday | 9:00 - 11:00 am

Outside office hours, it is possible to arrange a meeting by e-mail after mutual agreement. Please use only the internal mailbox to hand over documents!

Opening hours of the gatehouses of faculty buildings
Staff at the reception desk in the main faculty building on 17. listopadu 12 and as well as in Holice will run in standard mode. From July 1 to August 22, the SLO gatehouse will be open on weekdays only from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, the VLD gatehouse will be in operation from July 1 to 31 August from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Cash register operation
From July 7 to 9, 22 to 26 July and 16 to 20 August 2021 the cash register will be closed due to holiday.

Office hours of the Registry in the main Faculty building from July 1 to August 31 will be:
Mon - Fri | 9:00 - 11:00 am and 1:00 - 1:30

Office hours of the registry in Holice from July 1 to August 31 will be:
Mon - Fri | 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Dean's office opening hours
From July 1 to August 31, the Dean's Office will be opened from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm.


Robo Trip - Wanderer in the park
The first year of the international competition RoboTrip - Wanderer in the Park, takes place on Saturday, June 19, 2021 in Bezručovy sady. Registration is at 8 o'clock in Fort Science, it starts an hour later. There is a one-kilometer route waiting for robots along a cycle or walking trail. They compete in multiple age categories, including mixed teams and the open category. Grandparents with grandchildren, students of all schools, or enthusiasts aged 9-99 are welcome.

Health fair
Are you interested in the news from the world of medicine? Do you want to take better care of your body and soul? Would you like to have your pigmented marks examined or measure fats, proteins and sugars in your body? Or find out how your body is aging and how important it is what we eat and drink? So come to our new popularization event Health Fair, which takes place from June 25-27 in all exhibitions of Fort Science. You can look forward to discovering the new exposition Journey through the Human Body, lots of fun activities for young and old, as well as various sports activities.

Questionnaire - covid 19
What were your working and living conditions during the covid-19 pandemic? What did you miss and what was on the other hand excessive? Participate in a study that will serve as feedback for both UP and research purposes. You can fill in your answers anonymously via an anonymous questionnaire. Help us understand the issues of life during a pandemic and see if universities are effectively targeting their help. Thank you for your time!

Summer school of statistical methods
SC&C Partner is organizing the 15th Summer School of Statistical Methods. It will take place from August 23-27 in person, from August 16-20 online. The organization and course of the event will fully respect the current epidemic situation. You can find the application form and more details here.

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