One of the key activities of the Faculty of Arts is internationalization. The Faculty of Arts cooperates with foreign universities and scientific institutes on the basis of partnership agreements (Erasmus+, CEEPUS, agreements on direct cooperation and others), organizes international scientific and cultural events (eg AFO - Academia Film Olomouc, Days of Jewish Culture, etc.) and organises many internationally renowned conferences attended by experts from all over the world.

Teaching and Training Mobilities

Incoming Teachers and Non-Academic Staff could receive for  their mobility a financial support from different programmes for exchange mobilities. The following list gives links to some of the best-known mobility programmes:

  1. ERASMUS + (EU countries)
  2. ERASMUS + International Credit Mobility (Non-EU countries)
  7. Other mobilities

For more information about the financial support and conditions of the grant it is always better to contact your home university or your home country’s education ministry. 

For information about the organization of your mobility and accommodation please contact either faculty IRO or departmental coordinator:

All necessary information regarding moving and stay in a foreign country is available on the IRO website - Useful information or in our Guide. 

Visitors of conferences, lecturers

This kind of visits are designed on an individual basis, mostly on an invitation of colleagues. 


The Human Resources Office of the Faculty of Arts UP (hereinafter referred to as HRO) is in charge of the administration of staff stays of foreign lecturers.

The HRO helps ensure the following:

  • Provides information about the job opportunities at the Faculty of Arts
  • Provides information about the job opportunities at the Faculty of Arts
  • Manages an employment contract
  • Secures a work permit
  • Reports of the employment at FoA UP of EU citizens to Employment Department (Úřad práce) Olomouc
  • Provides information about the visa requirements and other requirements necessary for entry to the Czech Republic
  • Assists with arranging the Czech language course


Useful links and information:

The Human Resources Offices:

Guide for Foreign Employees:   

Úřad práce Olomouc:

Accommodation in UP dormitories: 

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