Scientific Boards

Members of the Palacký University Olomouc Scientific Board (VR UP) are distinguished representatives in the fields in which Palacký University engages in educational, scientific, research, and artistic activities. It also includes persons who are not members of the UP academic community. Membership is honorary and non-exchangeable and the rules for being seated on the council and the method of its negotiations are set forth by the VR UP Rules of Procedure.

Scientific Board Competencies:

  • Debate UP long-term goals
  • Approve extending academic disciplines at UP
  • Propose measures for the development of human resources in fields by academic workers
  • Perform its duty in the procedures for naming professors and associate professors (docent)
  • Decide upon awarding the title "Doctor honoris causa" ("Dr.h.c" - Honorary Doctorate)
  • Deliver opinions to questions posed by the Rector

UP Academic Board Members

In the term running from February 1, 2018 to January 31, 2022

Internal members of the UP Academic Board:

  1. prof. Mgr. Jaroslav Miller, M.A., Ph.D. - Rector, Palacký University, UP AB Chair, History
  2. prof. Dr hab. RNDr. Jan Andres, DSc. - UP FS, Mathematics
  3. prof. Mgr. Ondřej Bábek, Dr. - UP FS, Geology, Geophysics
  4. prof. RNDr. Radim Bělohlávek, Ph.D., DSc. - UP FS Informatics and Cybernetics 
  5. Prof. PhDr. Panajotis Cakirpaloglu, DrSc. - UP FA,  FF UP, Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology
  6. doc. Mgr. Jaromír Fiurášek, Ph.D. - UP FS, Optics and Optoelectronics 
  7. prof. RNDr. Ivo Frébort, CSc., Ph.D. - UP FS, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry
  8. prof. PhDr. Jana Geršlová, CSc. - UP FA, National Economy, Economics
  9. doc. MUDr. Marián Hajdúch, Ph.D. - UP FMD, Oncology
  10. prof. Mgr. Radomír Halaš, Dr. - UP FS, Algebra and Geometry
  11. prof. MUDr. Roman Havlík, Ph.D. - UP FMD, Surgery, Oncological Surgery
  12. prof. Ing. Pavel Hobza, DrSc., dr.h.c., FRSC - UP FS, Physical Chemistry
  13. prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Hradil, CSc. - UP FS, Optics and Quantum Electronics
  14. doc. Vít Hušek, Th.D. CMTF - UP CMFT, Theology
  15. prof. RNDr. Miroslav Janura, Dr. - UP FPC, Kinanthropology
  16. prof. MUDr. Milan Kolář, Ph.D. - Dean, UP FMD, Medical Microbiology
  17. doc. RNDr. Martin Kubala, Ph.D. - Dean, UP FS, Biophysics
  18. prof. PhDr. Jiří Lach, Ph.D., MA. - UP FA, History, Political Science
  19. prof. PaedDr. Libuše Ludíková, CSc. - Dean, FE, Special Education
  20. prof. PhDr. Dušan Lužný, Dr. - UP FA, Sociology, Psychology
  21. doc. PaedDr. Tatiana Matulayová, Ph.D. - UP CMFT, Education, Andragogy, Social Work
  22. JUDr. Zdenka Papoušková, Ph.D. - Dean, UP FL, Law, Financial Law
  23. prof. PhDr. Zdeněk Pechal, CSc. - Dean, UP FA, History of Slavonic Literature, History of Czech, Polish and Russian Literature
  24. Mgr. Michal Šafář, Ph.D. - Dean, UP FPC, Kinanthropology
  25. prof. Ing. Mgr. Peter Tavel, Ph.D. - Dean, UP UP CMFT, Clinical Psychology, Theology
  26. prof. RNDr. Jitka Ulrichová, CSc. - Vice-Rector for Science and Research, UP FMD, Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry
  27. doc. MUDr. Jaroslav Vomáčka, Ph.D., MBA - Dean, UP FHS, Radiological Methods
  28. prof. RNDr. Vít Voženílek, CSc. - UP FS, Physical Geography, Geoinformatics
  29. prof. RNDr. Radek Zbořil, Ph.D. - UP FS, Physical Chemistry

External Members:

  1. doc. PhDr. Emil Aslan (SOULEIMANOV- pen name), Ph.D. - Charles University, International Relations, International Territorial Studies
  2. prof. MUDr. Martin Bareš, Ph.D. - Dean, Masaryk University, Neurology
  3. doc. PhDr. Mikuláš Bek, Ph.D. - Rector, Masaryk University, Musicology 
  4. prof. Miloš Havelka, CSc. - Charles University, History of Political Thought, Ideas and Philosophy, Historical Sociology, Sociology and Sociology of Religion
  5. PhDr. Eva Kowalská, DrSc. -Institute of History, Slovak Academy of Sciences, History – Slovak History
  6. doc. JUDr. Filip Křepelka, Ph.D. - Masaryk University, EU Law, Economic Law, Health Law
  7. prof. PhDr. Petr Kyloušek, CSc. - Masaryk University, History of Literature (Roman Languages), Theory of Literature
  8. doc. Tomáš Machula, Ph.D., Th.D. - Rector, University of South Bohemia, Systematic Theology, Philosophy, Applied and Landscape Ecology
  9. prof. Ing. Jiří Málek, DrSc. - Rector, University of Pardubice, Physical Chemistry
  10. doc. PhDr. Jiří Němec, Ph.D. - Dean, Masaryk University, Education, Psychology
  11. prof. Dr. Ing. Drahomíra Pavelková - Tomáš Baťa University, Management and Business Economics
  12. prof. PhDr. Milada Rabušicová, Dr. - Masaryk University, Andragogy, Education
  13. prof. PhDr. Karel Rýdl, CSc. - Dean, University of Pardubice, Education, History of Education
  14. prof. RNDr. Václav Snášel, CSc. - Rector, rektor VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Informatics
  15. prof. PhDr. David Šmahel, Ph.D. - Masaryk University, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology
  16. prof. Mgr. Jindřich Štreit - Silesian University Opava, Fine Arts - Photography
  17. prof. PhDr. Valérie Tóthová, Ph.D. - Dean, South Bohemian University,  děkanka ZSF JU v Českých Budějovicích, Nursing
  18. prof. RNDr. Eva Zažímalová, CSc. - Czech Academy of Science Chair, Anatomy and Physiology of Plants 

Rulings of the UP Academic Board (see Notice Board)