The Academic Senate of the FEA MU expressed support for the new management of the faculty

The newly appointed Dean of the FEA MU, Jiří Špalek, presented a proposal of the new management of the faculty to the Academic Senate of the FEA MU on Monday, November 9, 2020, which expressed its consent to its composition.

9 Nov 2020 Ekonomicko-správní fakulta MU


Jiří Špalek, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administration

Associate Professor Jiří Špalek has been working at the Faculty of Economics and Administration at MU since 1998. For nine years, he was the head of the Department of Public Economics and since 2016 he led the Masaryk University Experimental Economics Laboratory (MUEEL). He was a visiting professor at Macquarie University in Sydney and Université Rennes 1. He is an evaluator of the National Accreditation Office for Economics and a member of several scientific and professional councils.

Mr. Špalek specializes in experimental and behavioral economics with a focus on applications in public economics. In 2016, thanks to him, two laboratories of experimental economics were opened at the faculty, which serve not only for research but for teaching as well.

He briefly presents his visions as a dean here (turn on the subtitles).

Introduction of Vice-Deans

The faculty will be led by six vice-deans who, according to the Statute of the FEA MU, represent the dean in the assigned areas.

Take a look at the key areas that the new vice-deans of the Faculty of Economics and Administration will address.

Marie Hladká, Vice-Dean for full-time study

She considers the coordination and methodical guidance of all study matters to be a key area of ​​her agenda, from a properly set admission procedure to the successful completion of studies. She also considers the development of full-time study programs as important, reflecting the modern requirements of higher education and meeting the expectations of potential applicants.

Monika Jandová, Vice-Dean for Internationalization

She sees increasing the international importance of the faculty to be a key task of her agenda, which can be achieved by strengthening international cooperation, further involvement of foreign teachers in teaching in Czech study programs, increasing the number of foreign students studying at the faculty and, last but not least, putting greater emphasis on foreign mobility of faculty staff.

Josef Kunc, Vice-Dean for Strategy and Development

The key areas of his agenda were identified as the fulfillment of relevant strategic and development principles of the faculty, support and assistance in the preparation and implementation of all types of project plans and, last but not least, further strengthening the high standard of project management services at FEA MU through the establishment of a new project office.

Rostislav Staněk, Vice-Dean for Science, Research and the Doctoral Studies

In the field of science and research, the direction of scientific performance towards prestigious journals and the support of scientific cooperation with foreign co-authors is considered as crucial. In the field of doctoral studies, he sees a priority in creating an international environment that will attract quality applicants.

Petr Valouch, Vice-Dean for Combined Studies, Lifelong Learning and Quality

He considers the development and quality assurance of combined study to be key areas of his agenda, as well as the development of lifelong learning and its appropriate connection with current and forthcoming faculty study programs. His agenda also includes the accreditation of bachelor's and subsequent master's degree programs.

Sylva Žáková Talpová, Vice-Dean for External Relations and Cooperation with Partners

The key areas of her agenda are the communication of the activities and achievements of the faculty towards the applicants and the public, as well as the coordination and support in establishing cooperation between the faculty and external entities.

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