• The Dean is an autonomous academic authority leading the Faculty and making decisions on its behalf if the Higher Education Act does not state differently. The Dean is also the chairman of the Scientific Council.

  • The Dean`s term of office beginns on the day to which the Dean is appointed by the rector of Charles University, and lasts four years. The same person can hold the function no longer than two immediately following terms. The process of appointing a new dean, or the dean`s dismissal is provided for by the Academic Senate law.

  • Vice-deans act on the Dean`s behalf within the scope specified by the Dean. They are also appointed and dismissed by the Dean, with the Academic Senate presenting its view on the proposed appointments or dismissals. There are curently seven Vice-Deans, four posts of which are usually permanent.

The acting Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Charles Universuty in Prague is Ing. arch. Mgr. Marie PĚTOVÁ, Ph.D.

Phone: +420 251 080 212


Office No.: 5003 (Jinonice)

The second dean of the Faculty, in office from 2007 to 2015, was doc. PhDr. Ladislav BENYOVSZKÝ, CSc.; now a member of the Dean's Collegium.


The first dean of the Faculty, from 2000 to 2007, was prof. PhDr. Jan SOKOL, CSc., Ph.D.; currently the Vice-dean for External Affairs.

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Charles University

Faculty of Humanities

U Kříže 8

158 00 Prague 5 - Jinonice

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Public transport: metro, line B (yellow), the Jinonice stop (the direction of Zličín from the city centre). Parking is available nearby.