Charles University Grant Agency operations are secured by the expert authorities, which are also authorized by their competence to contribute to the grant financing, control compliance with legal and internal requirements, and evaluate completed grant projects.

Charles University Grant Board

The Charles University Grant Board is the rector’s constant advisory organ for distributing funds allocated to the university’s internal grant system.

Unless the CU rector specifies otherwise, members of the CU Grant Board include the vice-rector, chairpersons and vice-chairs of CU Grant Agency Board. The current Grant Board has seven members.

Prof. RNDr. Petr Volf, CSc

Chairperson of the Grant Board of the University

Prof. PHDr. Jiří Pokorný, CSc.

Section A - social sciences

Chairperson section A

Doc. PhDr. Tomáš Havránek,Ph.D.

Section A - social sciences

Vice-chair section A

Doc. RNDr. František Půta, CSc.

Section B - natural sciences

Chairperson section B

Doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Drozd, Ph.D.

Section B - natural sciences

Vice-chair section B

Prof. MUDr. Aleš Bartoš, Ph.D.

Section C - medicine

Chairperson section C

Doc. MUDr. Petr Bušek, Ph.D.

Section C - medicine

Vice-chair section C

Composition of the CU Grant Board 1.9.2021

The rector may select other members of the CU Grant Board, after discussion with the university research board, from a number of well-known researchers. Faculty deans and vice-deans and directors of other university departments may not be members of the CU Grant Board. The rector selects members of the CU GB, including its chairpersons, for a period of three years. The rector may recall a member of the CU GB if a member is a serious breach of duties.

Details regarding CU GB operations may be found in article 4 of the CU Grant Regulations starting 14 December 2016.

The Grant Board:

  • Prepares the proposed Principles of Charles University Grant Operations and Principles for Carrying Out SVV Projects and ensures their maintenance,

  • Discusses and evaluates projects for the SVV competition. Part of the decision-making process for allocating projects is also the proposal for allocated resources,

  • Coordinates the operations of the GA UK Department Boards (“department boards”),

  • Coordinates cooperation with GA UK judges and reporters,

  • Submits proposals for resource limits for grant projects to the individual GA UK department boards,

  • Proposes the amount of resources needed to maintain GA UK operations; these resources may also be used to ensure the judges’ salaries and any other operations necessary for evaluating the quality of grant projects,

  • Submits suggestions for accepting, rejecting, continuing support, or terminating GA UK grant projects on the basis of the information provided by the department boards; if the grant is accepted, continued, or terminated, the proposal for allocated funds is attached,

  • Processes the evaluation of finished CU grant projects on the basis of information provided by the department boards,

  • Expresses any potential conflicts which arose in the operations of the department board or between the department boards,

  • Concerns itself with initiatives and reminders related to GA UK operations.

Letters to the CU Grant Board or its Chairman should be addressed to the GA UK mailing address or by email to .

Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board ensures compliance with legal requirements, university internal requirements the Principles of the Charles University Grant Agency, and in this way it also controls CU Grant Board and GA UK Department Board operations.

The current SB has six members: the chairman and five members (according to the CU Gran Board regulations; the rector chose the SB).

Prof. RNDr. Pavel Höschl, DrSc., chairman

JUDr. Tomáš Horáček, Ph.D.

Prof. MUDr. Zuzana Červinková, CSc.

PhDr. Dana Bittnerová, CSc.

Prof. JUDr. PhDr. Michal Tomášek, DrSc.

Prof. RNDr. Stanislav Komárek, Dr.

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