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.

Grant Board of 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 Grant Board include vice-rector, chairpersons and vice-chairs of Area Board. The current Grant Board has seven members.

Prof. MUDr. Vladimír Komárek, CSc.

Chairperson of Grant Board

Prof. PHDr. Jiří Pokorný, CSc.

Section A - social sciences

Chairperson section A

Prof. PhDr. Tomáš Havránek,Ph.D.

Section A - social sciences

Vice-chair section A

Doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Drozd, Ph.D.

Section B - natural sciences

Chairperson section B

Doc. RNDr. Michal Vinkler, Ph.D.

Section B - natural sciences

Vice-chair section B

Doc. MUDr. Petr Bušek, Ph.D.

Section C - medicine

Chairperson section C

Doc. MUDr. Jakub Suchánek, Ph.D.

Section C - medicine

Vice-chair section C

Composition of Grant Board 1. 10. 2022

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

Details regarding Grant Board 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 Grant Board or its Chairman should be addressed to GA UK mailing address or by email to .

Supervisory Board

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

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

Prof. RNDr. Pavel Höschl, DrSc., chairman

Mgr. Martin Maňásek

Prof. MUDr. Zuzana Červinková, CSc.

PhDr. Dana Bittnerová, CSc.

Prof. JUDr. PhDr. Michal Tomášek, DrSc.

Prof. RNDr. Zuzana Bosáková, CSc.

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