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Research projects - Czech Research Agencies

The Czech Science Foundation (GA ČR)


The Czech Science Foundation (also known as the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, GA CR) was established in 1993 as the main independent public organization with the aim to support basic research in the Czech Republic and promote international collaboration of researchers and research teams on the bilateral and multilateral levels.

On the basic of calls for proposals, the Czech Science Foundation provides financial support for experienced as well as young and early-stage researchers. Moreover, it funds bilateral projects together with projects carried out within international research programmes. The subject of a project proposal is determined by the applicant (bottom-up principle). Around 2,500 project proposals are submitted to the GA CR every year, of which more than one-fourth obtain financial support. The GA CR invites proposals in all disciplines of basic research.

The structure of support is divided into five domains: technical sciences, physical sciences, medical and biological sciences, social sciences and humanities, and agricultural and biological-environmental sciences.


Ongoing projects in FHS CU - 2018:


  • The study of sexual variation: prevalence across population, physiological and neural correlates during experimental exposure to erotic stimuli, 16-18891S

    Mgr. Kateřina Klapilová, Ph.D. (in cooperation with Národní ústav duševního zdraví - prof. Petr Weiss)

  • The Czech-Austrian Long Term Care Research Project, 16-34873L

    doc. MUDr., Iva Holmerová, Ph.D. (in coopaeration with Donau-Universität Krems)

  • “Creative Copies”: The Miscellanies of Ulrich Crux de Telcz (d. 1504), 17-06326S

    doc. Mgr. Lucie Doležalová Ph.D.

  • Techno-Ecologies of Solar Energy: Articulating Practices, Materialities and Ethics, 17-14893S

    Dipl-Psych. Dagmar Lorenz-Meyer Ph.D.

  • Prague as the capital of Czechoslovakia (1918–1992) in comparison with Vienna and Warsaw: parallels and differences in historical development, 17-22351S

    Prof. PhDr. Jiří Pešek CSc.

  • (Post)Socialist Modernity and social and cultural politics of disability and disablement, 17-12454J

    Mgr. Kateřina Kolářová Ph.D.

  • Testing the "grandmother hypothesis": Transgenerational effect on reproduction based on parish registers from the 17th -19th century Bohemia, 17-11983S

    doc. Jan Horský, Ph.D., Mgr. Markéta Pražáková Seligová, Ph.D. (in cooperation with Faculty of Science - doc. Alice Velková)

  • The Development of Poetics of Milan Kundera from Poetical Beginnings to The Festival of Insignificance, 18-11753S

    doc. Jakub Češka, Ph.D.

  • Neo-Belarusization Processes in Post-soviet Belarus in the National Independence Era (1990-1995), 18-18108S

    Mgr. Alena Marková, Ph.D.


The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA ČR)


The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic is an organisational unit of the state that was founded in 2009 on the support of research, experimental development and innovation. The creation of TA CR is one of the cornerstones of the fundamental reforms in research and development (R&D) in the Czech Republic. The key features of the reform is the redistribution of financial support from the national budget.

The ETA programme will promote the incorporation of social sciences and humanities into projects of applied research, experimental development and innovation, which are beneficial for maintaining and improving the quality of human life in response to dynamic social, economic, globalization, cultural and technological transformations. The programme will support projects that focus on one or more of the following aspects: (a) utilising the benefits of multidisciplinary approaches; (b) linking technical and non-technical research; (c) extracting potential outputs of basic research for application.


Ongoing project in FHS CU - 2018:


  • We Can Play Together. Potential of Social-homogenizational Collective Music Performances, TL01000329

    doc. Zuzana Jurková, Ph.D.


NAKI (Ministry of Culture, Czech Republic)


Ongoing project in FHS CU - 2018:


  • Czech Century of Motorism, DG18P02OVV052

    doc. Jan Štemberk, Ph.D. (in cooperation with National Technical Museum - Mgr. Arnošt Nezmeškal, Technical Museum in Brno - Mgr. Sylvie Zouharová Dyková)


Czech Health Research Council (Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic)


Ongoing projects in FHS CU - 2018:


  • Case management as a complex intervention in dementia, its impact on resource utilisation and the quality of life of patients and caregivers, NV 15-32942A

    doc. MUDr. Iva Holmerová Ph.D.

  • Long-term care for patients with dementia, analysis of the current situation in the Czech Republic and Europe, possibilities of transformation of institutional care regarding quality of life, quality of care and resource use, NV18-09-00587

    doc. MUDr. Iva Holmerová Ph.D.


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