Exchange Programmes


Below you will find the most frequently Exchange programmes at the Faculty of Arts:

ERASMUS+ and other EU programmes

This programme administer the main International Office of Palacký University (IRO) - rectorate. All other programmes for international students administers the International Office of the Faculty of Arts – Dean´s Office.

For general information, instructions, application procedure and documents, please visit Exchange Students on the Palacký University website.

 

CEEPUS

CEEPUS (Central European Exchange Programme for University Studies) associates 13 partner universities from 13 European countries (Albania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Austria, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia and Montenegro). 

Faculty of Arts participates in 6 networks:

  1. Language and Literature in a Central European Context 
    Coordinator/advisor: Mr. Bas Hamers, Department of Dutch Studies, bas.hamers@upol.cz
  2. Idea of Europe in European Culture, History and Politics
    Coordinator/advisor: Mrs. Radmila Švaříčková Slabáková, Dept. of History, radmila.svarickova@upol.cz
  3. Slavic Philology and its Cultural Context
    Coordinator/advisor: Mrs. Martina Pálušová, Dept. of Slavonics Studies, martina.palusova@upol.cz
  4. E-Bologna for Translation Studies Programmes in Central and Eastern European Countries 
    Coordinator/advisor: Mrs. Veronika Sejkorová, Dept. of British and American Studies, veronika.sejkorova@upol.cz
  5. Inter-American Studies
    Coordinator/advisor: Mr. Matthew Sweney, Dept. of English and American Studies, matthew.sweney@upol.cz
  6. Korean Studies in Central and Eastern Europe
    Coordinator/advisor: Andreas Schirmer, Dept. of Asian Studies, andreas.schirmer@upol.cz

Freemovers: Mrs. Simona Černá, International Office, simona.cerna@upol.cz

Faculty coordinator (registrar) for incoming Ceepus students: Mrs. Simona Černá, simona.cerna@upol.cz

Information about the programme, deadlines, National CEEPUS Offices of all partner countries and on-line applicationprocedure please go to www.ceepus.info.

Conditions of the study stay are for CEEPUS students equal to Erasmus+ students. The Faculty of Arts will waive them tuition fees, reserve for them accommodation in a PU dormitories and provide them monthly with an amount of CZK 9000 (BA and MA students), CZK 9500 (Ph.D. students) to cover the accomodation service in the given dormitory and a part of their board. Other expenses related to their stay will be paid by students themselves. Please, see details in the document Information for Scholarship Holder (docx). 

Bilateral International Agreements

Czech Government Scholarship/Scholarship Awards under Bilateral International Agreements on Co-operation in the Field of Education

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the Czech Republic (hereafter referred to as the "Ministry") annually offers scholarships to foreign nationals, pursuant to bilateral intergovernmental or inter-ministerial agreements concluded with a number of countries. Scholarships are awarded to applicants nominated by the competent authorities of eligible countries. Scholarships of this type are designed for university/college students or graduates and Ph.D. candidates (exceptionally also for university researchers/teachers) who wish to accomplish a study or research stay at one of the Czech public institutions of higher education. Its length usually ranges from 2 to 10 months depending upon the agreement made by the Czech government and the foreign government concerned that specifies also the categories of eligible recipients.

For details on conditions of the study stay and  how to apply please go visit the Ministry of Education website. http://www.msmt.cz/eu-and-international-affairs/scholarships?lang=2

Study stay on the basis of the Partnership Agreement

It means an agreement of an academic exchange (students and teachers) between Palacký University and foreign partner university.

Details of the study stay must be discussed with the partner university at least six months before the arrival to Olomouc. Students from partner universities first have to contact their home International Offices, then International Office of Palacký University or the International Office of the Faculty of Arts for the Letter of Acceptance and other formalities regarding their study/research stay.

Partnership Agreements of the Faculty of Arts

Visegrad Fund

This international programme is focused on the coop­er­a­tion among the Visegrad Group (V4) countries - the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. The purpose of the programme is to strengthen the ties among peo­ple in the region. The Fund pro­vides fund­ing for com­mon cul­tural, sci­en­tific, research and edu­ca­tional projects, youth exchanges, pro­mo­tion of tourism and cross-border coop­er­a­tion.

More on http://visegradfund.org.

Self-financed short study stay

Students arriving out of any EU or exchange programme and out of any agreement have to pay tuition fee (approximately 8.000 CZK/month, i.e. 300 €/month → the price must be discuss before the arrival).