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Habilitation and professorship procedures

Habilitation procedure and Professor appointment procedure at MU pursuant to Sections 72 and 74 of Act No. 111/1998 Coll., on Higher Education Institutions and on Amendments and Supplements to Other Acts (Higher Education Act), in accordance with the "Rules of Habilitation and Professorship Procedure at MU" and the Directive MU No. 7/2017 "Habilitation Procedure and Professor Appointment Procedure" (hereinafter referred to as the Directive).

The Faculty of Informatics of MU has accreditation for habilitation and professorship procedures in the field of Informatics . The faculty does not collect management fees from applicants.

Habilitation procedure

The habilitation procedure verifies the applicant's scientific or artistic qualification, in particular on the basis of the habilitation thesis and its defense and other scientific, professional or artistic works, and its pedagogical competence based on the evaluation of the habilitation lecture and previous pedagogical practice.

The habilitation procedure is initiated by submitting a written proposal of the applicant including the habilitation thesis and all appendices according to the directive to the Dean of the Faculty, through Department of Research, Development and Doctoral Study.

Professor appointment procedure

The procedure for appointment as a professor proves the pedagogical and scientific or artistic qualifications of the candidate who is a distinguished and recognized scientific or artistic personality in his field. The prerequisite for initiation of the procedure is the prior appointment of an associate professor on the basis of a habilitation procedure, if it included the submission of a habilitation thesis. In exceptional cases, when someone who is already a professor at a reputable university abroad is proposed to be a professor, the Rector may, on the proposal of the Scientific or Artistic Board of the College, waive the previous appointment as a prerequisite to initiate the professorship procedure.

Proceedings for the appointment of professors are initiated on the basis of a candidate's proposal supported by at least two written opinions of professors of the same or related field, or upon the Dean's proposal submitted to the Faculty Scientific Board. The proceedings may also be initiated by the Scientific Board of the Faculty on its own initiative. The proposal includes annexes according to the directive .


Department of Research, Development and Doctoral Study

E-mail: veda@fi.muni.cz