Science and Research

CES – Central Contract Register

We would like to inform all solvers of ongoing and new projects that from June 1, 2022, the CES system is updated in connection with the new standards. The CES environment was expanded with new functions and changed the existing procedures for filling in accompanying documents, so-called “košilky” of contracts or amendments. All “košilky” are now filled in directly in the Portal (i.e. in the ‘Contracts’ tile).

The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR)


  • TA CR – Water4All Call 2022: International call on water resources management (faculty deadline: October 24, 2022)
  • TA CR – INVITATION: Czech-Polish workshop on European Partnerships – CET, DUT and Water4All, ONLINE October 4, 2022
  • TA CR – CHIST-ERA Call Open Research Data (faculty deadline: December 7, 2022)


Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT)


  • Application – call I. (faculty deadline: November 23, 2022)
  • Innovation – call I. (faculty deadline: November 23, 2022)
  • Innovation vouchers – industrial property rights protection – call I. (faculty deadline: December 17, 2022)
  • Proof of Concept – call I. (faculty deadline: November 23, 2022)

MIT calls are managed by The Business and Innovation Agency. Queries may be addressed to Mgr. Silvie Šavrňáková ( For more information follow the provider’s or faculty websites.

Czech Science Foundation: Call for submission of Polish-Czech projects

The Czech Science Foundation (GA ČR) announces a call for submission of projects based on the Lead Agency evaluation principle with the expected start of solution in 2024. The call concerns projects financed in cooperation with the Polish agency National Science Center (NCN) as part of the Weave initiative. The Czech part of the application can be submitted no later than December 22, 2022, i.e. within 7 days after the official deadline of December 15, 2022 (until 16:00), which was set for Polish applicants by the NCN agency.

The rules for submitting project proposals and the affidavit form to prove eligibility can be found below in the appendix or in this link (in Czech).

Contact person: Marika Svrčková (

Nominate candidates for the František Palacký Prize

Palacký University in Olomouc usually awards the František Palacký Prize once every two years. It honours personalities who have achieved outstanding results in the field of science or culture, thus contributing to the prestige of the Czech Republic and Palacký University in Olomouc. Nominate your candidate this year! He/she should be a prominent Czech or foreign personality from any scientific field or from any field of cultural activity. Send your proposals by October 15, 2022 to; a short justification must be included in the proposal. More details here (in Czech).

Academic Senate

The meeting of the Academic Senate FS UP will take place on October 26, 2022 at 13:00 in the big meeting room of the Dean's Office. Detailed information and materials are published on the senate website (in Czech).

Study affairs

Plans of study for academic year 2022/2023

The lists of courses (plans of study) for the academic year 2022/2023 can be found on the faculty websites.

Online confirmation of study

You can print your confirmation of study online directly from your Portal.

Individual study plan of the doctoral students

Students in the first year of the doctoral study programmes have to submit their individual study plan by September 30, 2022 to their Student Affairs Officer. The plan has to be signed by the student, his/her supervisor and the chairman of the Subject-area Board. At the same time, students must enter the dissertation topic in STAG.

Doctoral students can use the benefits of ISIC and the employee card

Students who are also employees have the option of having a chipless employee card issued to them. The existing ISIC will therefore continue to be used in canteens, libraries or for entrances to buildings, while the new chipless card will be used for benefits and discounts from partners. A detailed overview of the use of cards and the benefits that come with the status of a student and at the same time a UP employee can be found here (in Czech).

UP Crowd

The UP Crowd student association is preparing several activities not only for incoming first-year students. We also cordially invite you to the Friday's Researchers' Night and to the UP Crowd meeting on Thursday (October 6, 2022) in the Osa cocktail bar, when the leadership of the association will be elected.

Organization and Maintenance

New application for domestic travel orders

From October 1, 2022, the new application for domestic travel orders comes into force.

See instructions and examples below:

  1. link to sample application
  2. link to instructions
  3. link to video tutorial

The existing application will be functional even after October 1, 2022. However, please prefer filling out the travel order in the new application. Please note any suggestions for modifications/changes to the application at this link.


Experience the Researchers's Night with all your senses

Our body perceives the five basic human senses, namely hearing, touch, sight, taste and smell. Thanks to them, we learn to perceive and recognize everything around us. With all the senses is the theme of this year's Researchers' Night on Friday, September 30, 2022. Check out the program and come to the Faculty of Science between 17:00 and midnight. All kinds of tastings, experiments, riddles, puzzles and meetings await you. Other university facilities will also be open, including the Fort Science for a reduced entrance fee.

Academic Sport Centre

Cold and autumn full moon? Fortunately, the Academic Fitness gym and sauna (in Czech) open at the beginning of the semester, and a variety of semester-long sports and exercise courses begin under the heading of the Academic Sport Centre (ASC). The offer includes group lessons (yoga, gymballs, dances, zumba, tabata, self-defense), indoor sports (floorball, volleyball, basketball, badminton), canoeing, archery or jiu-jitsu – as well as long-term regular courses (tennis, horse riding, swimming). The summary of information is here, for reservations and registration use the portal (links in Czech). Students and employees of the Palacký University have a discount on ASC UP activities.

Board games

Playing board games at the Faculty of Science continues in the fall! Come and play modern board games every Tuesday and Thursday from 16:30 in the classroom 1.037. There are around 200 games available on site, and if you can't find one, you can also ask for the home stock of the regular game meeting participants, or bring your favourite game yourself and teach it to others. More information on the website, Facebook, or e-mail:


The next faculty Newsletter will be published on Monday, October 10, 2022.

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