The UP International Relations Office (IRO) provides information about study and traineeship mobility and funding options for students and staff alike. It is the key coordinator for the Erasmus+ programme and provides information about other exchange programmes within the European Union, UP interuniversity collaboration, and other programmes.
The IRO is also in charge of incoming foreign students studying at UP under short-term exchange programmes. Please contact relevant IRO officers depending on the nature of your request.
In addition to the UP IRO, every faculty has its own officer responsible for international collaboration of the faculty.
Please contact relevant IRO officers depending on the type of your request. In addition to the UP IRO, every faculty has its own international Relations Officer, who is in charge of the international relations of the faculty.
International Relations UP
PhDr. Dalibor Mikuláš, Ph.D.
Head of the International Relations Office
Mgr. Yvona Vyhnánková
Erasmus+ KA107 - Employees, Nebraska Semester Abroad
Bc. DiS. Eva Ohnisková
Erasmus+ KA107 - International Credit Mobility
Mgr. Simona Černá
Outgoing Students Erasmus+ (students K - Ž)
Mgr. Vladimíra Žlutířová
Outgoing Students Erasmus+ (students A - J)
Mgr. Zuzana Hamdanieh
Incoming Students Erasmus+, Merrill programme
Mgr. Štěpánka Bublíková
Non-EU Incoming Students, cooperation agreements
Mgr. Marie Raková (Strategy Support Unit)
Outgoing Students Erasmus+ (Traineeships)
Mgr. Magda Pařilová (Vice-Rector’s Office)
Christopher Medalis, PhD (Vice-Rector’s Office)
Expert in Internationalization
Niels Hexspoor (Vice-Rector’s Office)
Summer and Winter Schools
Main activities of the UP IRO
Palacký University has cooperation agreements in place with a number of foreign partners. The contracts are mostly general and available for consultation at the UP IRO.
- Study abroad
- Scholarships of the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports MEYS (AIA - Academic Information Agency)
Every September, the Ministry distributes, as part of international cultural agreements scholarships to higher education institutions. Information about the scholarships is available at its website. For details, please contact the international relations officer of the faculty through which you submit your application.
1. Quota scholarships. Applicants submit their applications to the Dean’s Office to be forwarded to the UP Rector’s Office.
2. Competition scholarships (competitive selections). Applications are submitted via the Dean’s Office to the Academic Information Agency of the MEYS Centre for International Cooperation in Education.
Please go to http:www.dzs.cz for more information about the types of scholarships. A note for students awarded with the intergovernmental scholarship (quota or competition): the student is obliged to notify the international relations officer of the relevant faculty about receiving the scholarship immediately after being informed about winning the scholarship by the Academic Information Agency or any other subject.
- Study Abroad Programmes
- EU programmes
- Erasmus+ (Studies)
- Erasmus+ (Traineeships)
- Erasmus+ (International Credit Mobility)
- Erasmus+ (Teaching)
- Erasmus+ (Training)
- Project EURICA - Erasmus Mundus
- UP promotion and representation abroad
The PU IRO prepares and partly organizes exchange programmes for foreign students in the Czech Republic and all affairs related to the students’ studies in Olomouc, while also providing tutor-coordinators, classrooms, and helping to organize their extracurricular activities.
The following programmes are held every year:
1. Administering ERASMUS+ programme at UP - nformation both for students and teachers