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Article I

Introductory Provisions


The Scholarship regulations of the Faculty of Social Sciences (henceforth “regulations”), in accordance with Article 4 Para 5 and corresponding provisions of the Scholarship regulations of Charles University in Prague (henceforth “university), stipulate the process of awarding scholarships at the Faculty of Social Sciences (henceforth “faculty”).


Article 2

Stipulation of Conditions Regarding Scholarships for Excellent Study Results

(pertaining to Article 4 of the Scholarship regulations of the university)


1. Scholarship for excellent study results is paid out in November retrospectively for the previous academic year in the form of a one-time payment. An alternate date for payment is December. Scholarship is paid out for excellent study results in the previous academic year.

2. Determining the amount of scholarship-

a. Scholarship for excellent study results can only be awarded to the students in bachelor’s and master’s studies who are enrolled in the standard length of study and face no obstacles in the provision of scholarship in accordance with Article 8 Para 1 and 2 of the Scholarship regulations of the university.

The scholarship can be paid out-

i. To students enrolled in bachelor’s study programme realized by the faculty who in the previous academic year studied the first year in their study programme at the faculty and acquired at least 45 credits

ii. To students enrolled in bachelor’s study programme realized by the faculty who in the previous academic year studied the second year in their study programme at the faculty and acquired at least 45 credits

iii. To students enrolled in master’s study programme realized by the faculty who in the previous academic year studied and successfully completed the bachelor’s study programme at the faculty and acquired at least 30 credits in the previous year

iv. To students enrolled in master’s study programme realized by the faculty who in the previous academic year studied at the faculty in his/her first or second year and acquired at least 30 credits.

b. The students who fulfill all the conditions contained in Para 2 Letter a) will have their grade-point average calculated for the previous academic year in which they studied the same study discipline. It will be based on all the exams including retakes and all classified credits. If a student is simultaneously enrolled in several study programmes/disciplines and has some study obligations recognized within the disciplines, s/he can apply obtained results for a given period of studies only once. Calculations of an average grade-point are based on the number of credits which can be obtained by a successful completion of courses or exams. If a student acquired more than 60 credits in the previous academic year, deductions amounting to 0.01 will be set for each credit exceeding the limit. The study results of a student (indicated as V) will be calculated as a weighted average reduced by the deductions.

c. Students who met conditions stipulated in Para 2 will be divided into five groups according to institutes. Each group will be sub-divided into four groups in accordance with Letter 2a. If a student is simultaneously enrolled in several study programmes, s/he will be evaluated in each of the programmes.

d. Each sub-group consists of a designated percentage of students (numbers rounded up) with the lowest study results who will be awarded scholarship. The entire sum of scholarship money for excellent study results will be distributed evenly among all the selected students within the sub-groups. The amount of scholarship will be determined linearly according to study results. Minimum and maximum amount of scholarship and the percentage of students eligible for scholarship will be stipulated by the Dean upon the statement obtained from the academic senate in order to fulfill conditions in Article 4 Para 2 and 3 of the Scholarship regulations of Charles University.

e. The Dean will on the basis of a request determine whether to award achievement scholarship to a student enrolled in master’s study programme who completed bachelor’s study programme at another faculty or university in the standard length of study in the previous year.

f. A student simultaneously enrolled in several study programmes or disciplines can be awarded a scholarship in each study programme or discipline.


Article 3

Achievement Scholarship

(pertaining to Article 5 Para 2 Letter a), c) and d) of the Scholarship Regulations of the University)


1. Conditions regarding the award of scholarship for remarkable scientific, research or development results deepening the general knowledge (letter a) of the Scholarship regulations of the university) and the methods of request submission are governed by the following regulations-

a. Scholarships can generally be awarded for-

i. Individual results which are nationally and internationally recognized (students competitions and awards)

ii. Team results which are internationally recognized (students competitions and awards)

b. The organizer of a corresponding study programme or the head of a corresponding scientific-research team submits the proposal for scholarship award to the dean of the faculty. The request must contain a statement from the faculty secretary and a corresponding vice-dean.

c. Scholarship regulations of Charles University stipulate the total amount of scholarship awarded to the student in a given academic year.

2. Conditions regarding the award and total amount of scholarship for the purpose of studies abroad or compulsory practice in the Czech Republic or abroad (Letter c) of the Scholarship regulations of the university) and methods of request submission are governed by the following regulations-

a. Scholarships can generally be awarded for-

i. studies abroad realized as part of inter-university or inter-faculty agreements and international programmes (ERASMUS, SOKRATES and others) if these studies form an acceptable part of a given study discipline

ii. compulsory practice in the Czech Republic if this practice is part of an accredited study programme

b. A student submits an application for scholarship to the Dean of the faculty upon return from the stay abroad. The request must contain a statement from the organizer of a corresponding study programme, documentation of the completion of the stay from the department for international relations, an enclosed letter detailing all the expenses, and documents of all financial resources a student received abroad. The request must contain a statement from the organizer of a corresponding study programme, documentation of the student’s stay abroad from the department for international relations, a statement from the faculty secretary and a corresponding vice-dean and a documentation of a social situation of a student.

c. Scholarship can be awarded on the basis of an individual evaluation of the request, with regard to study results, social situation of a student and results of his/her study stay. The Dean can stipulate a unified term for submitting requests pertaining to study stays in a given academic year.

d. Scholarship can be awarded in the maximum sum amounting to half the expenses covered by a student on studies abroad after all other financial resources have been deducted (provisions contained in Para 2 Letter d) must remain untouched).

e. Para 2 of the Scholarship regulations of Charles University stipulates the total sum of scholarship which can be awarded to a student in a given academic year.

3. Conditions regarding the award and amount of scholarship for participation in pedagogical or scientific-research activities, development of information technologies or in cooperation on international levels (Letter d) of the Scholarship regulations of the university) are stipulated by the following regulations-

a. Scholarship can generally be awarded for-

i. Clearly original and unique contribution towards the improvement of pedagogical or scientific-research activities of the faculty with an enclosed publication output or for a demonstrable contribution towards the development of information technologies or for

ii. The participation of the faculty on an international scientific-research team

b. The organizer of a corresponding study programme or the head of a corresponding scientific-research team submits the proposal for scholarship award to the dean of the faculty. The request must include statements from the institute director, the faculty secretary and a corresponding vice-dean.

c. The total sum of achievement scholarship awarded to a student in a given academic year amounts to 30,000 CZK in accordance with Para i) and 15,000 CZK in accordance with Para ii).

4. The Dean can issue a provision governing details regarding submission and handling of requests for achievement scholarship in accordance with Para 1, 2 and 3.


Article 4

Doctoral Scholarships

(pertaining to Article 6 Para 3 of the Scholarship regulations of the faculty)


1. In the second year of doctoral full-time studies students can be awarded scholarship amounting to 7,500 CZK, eventually higher as in accordance with Article 6 Para 4 of the Scholarship regulations of the university.

2. In the third year of doctoral full-time studies students can be awarded scholarship amounting to 8,500 CZK, eventually higher as in accordance with Article 6 Para 4 of the Scholarship regulations of the university.

3. If studies were accredited as a four-year study, students can be awarded scholarship amounting to 9,000 CZK in the fourth year of doctoral full-time studies, eventually higher as in accordance with Article 6 Para 4 of the Scholarship regulations of the university.

4. Students granted the extension of full-time studies in accordance with Article 9 Para 1 of Study and Examination Regulations of University can be awarded scholarship amounting to 7,500 CZK in the fourth year of full-time studies, eventually higher as in accordance with Article 6 Para 4 of the Scholarship regulations of the university.


Article 5

Common and Concluding Provisions


1. Scholarships paid out in accordance with Article 3 Para 1 Letter a) to c) of the Scholarship regulations are paid out through the Dean’s office of the faculty in the form of a cashless transfer to the receiver’s bank account.

2. Requests for scholarships are submitted through the Studies department of the Dean’s office or the Department for post-gradual studies and other forms of education.

3. These regulations were approved by the academic senate of the faculty on the 20th of Februar, 2007 and come into force on the day of approval by the academic senate of the university [1]’.

……………………………. ……………………………

Doc. PhDr. Barbora Osvaldová Doc. RNDr. Jan Ámos Víšek, CSc.

The chair of the Academic Senate of the UK FSV the Dean



……………………………

Prof. RNDr. Jana Hála, DrSc.

The chair of the Academic Senate of the University



[1]’ § 9 Para 1 Letter b) of Law on universities. The academic senate of the university approved these regulations on the 30th of March, 2007.










Scholarship Regulations



Article I

Introductory Provisions


The Scholarship regulations of the Faculty of Social Sciences (henceforth “regulations”), in accordance with Article 4 Para 5 and corresponding provisions of the Scholarship regulations of Charles University in Prague (henceforth “university), stipulate the process of awarding scholarships at the Faculty of Social Sciences (henceforth “faculty”).


Article 2

Stipulation of Conditions Regarding Scholarships for Excellent Study Results

(pertaining to Article 4 of the Scholarship regulations of the university)


1. Scholarship for excellent study results is paid out in November retrospectively for the previous academic year in the form of a one-time payment. An alternate date for payment is December. Scholarship is paid out for excellent study results in the previous academic year.

2. Determining the amount of scholarship-

a. Scholarship for excellent study results can only be awarded to the students in bachelor’s and master’s studies who are enrolled in the standard length of study and face no obstacles in the provision of scholarship in accordance with Article 8 Para 1 and 2 of the Scholarship regulations of the university.

The scholarship can be paid out-

i. To students enrolled in bachelor’s study programme realized by the faculty who in the previous academic year studied the first year in their study programme at the faculty and acquired at least 45 credits

ii. To students enrolled in bachelor’s study programme realized by the faculty who in the previous academic year studied the second year in their study programme at the faculty and acquired at least 45 credits

iii. To students enrolled in master’s study programme realized by the faculty who in the previous academic year studied and successfully completed the bachelor’s study programme at the faculty and acquired at least 30 credits in the previous year

iv. To students enrolled in master’s study programme realized by the faculty who in the previous academic year studied at the faculty in his/her first or second year and acquired at least 30 credits.

b. The students who fulfill all the conditions contained in Para 2 Letter a) will have their grade-point average calculated for the previous academic year in which they studied the same study discipline. It will be based on all the exams including retakes and all classified credits. If a student is simultaneously enrolled in several study programmes/disciplines and has some study obligations recognized within the disciplines, s/he can apply obtained results for a given period of studies only once. Calculations of an average grade-point are based on the number of credits which can be obtained by a successful completion of courses or exams. If a student acquired more than 60 credits in the previous academic year, deductions amounting to 0.01 will be set for each credit exceeding the limit. The study results of a student (indicated as V) will be calculated as a weighted average reduced by the deductions.

c. Students who met conditions stipulated in Para 2 will be divided into five groups according to institutes. Each group will be sub-divided into four groups in accordance with Letter 2a. If a student is simultaneously enrolled in several study programmes, s/he will be evaluated in each of the programmes.

d. Each sub-group consists of a designated percentage of students (numbers rounded up) with the lowest study results who will be awarded scholarship. The entire sum of scholarship money for excellent study results will be distributed evenly among all the selected students within the sub-groups. The amount of scholarship will be determined linearly according to study results. Minimum and maximum amount of scholarship and the percentage of students eligible for scholarship will be stipulated by the Dean upon the statement obtained from the academic senate in order to fulfill conditions in Article 4 Para 2 and 3 of the Scholarship regulations of Charles University.

e. The Dean will on the basis of a request determine whether to award achievement scholarship to a student enrolled in master’s study programme who completed bachelor’s study programme at another faculty or university in the standard length of study in the previous year.

f. A student simultaneously enrolled in several study programmes or disciplines can be awarded a scholarship in each study programme or discipline.


Article 3

Achievement Scholarship

(pertaining to Article 5 Para 2 Letter a), c) and d) of the Scholarship Regulations of the University)


1. Conditions regarding the award of scholarship for remarkable scientific, research or development results deepening the general knowledge (letter a) of the Scholarship regulations of the university) and the methods of request submission are governed by the following regulations-

a. Scholarships can generally be awarded for-

i. Individual results which are nationally and internationally recognized (students competitions and awards)

ii. Team results which are internationally recognized (students competitions and awards)

b. The organizer of a corresponding study programme or the head of a corresponding scientific-research team submits the proposal for scholarship award to the dean of the faculty. The request must contain a statement from the faculty secretary and a corresponding vice-dean.

c. Scholarship regulations of Charles University stipulate the total amount of scholarship awarded to the student in a given academic year.

2. Conditions regarding the award and total amount of scholarship for the purpose of studies abroad or compulsory practice in the Czech Republic or abroad (Letter c) of the Scholarship regulations of the university) and methods of request submission are governed by the following regulations-

a. Scholarships can generally be awarded for-

i. studies abroad realized as part of inter-university or inter-faculty agreements and international programmes (ERASMUS, SOKRATES and others) if these studies form an acceptable part of a given study discipline

ii. compulsory practice in the Czech Republic if this practice is part of an accredited study programme

b. A student submits an application for scholarship to the Dean of the faculty upon return from the stay abroad. The request must contain a statement from the organizer of a corresponding study programme, documentation of the completion of the stay from the department for international relations, an enclosed letter detailing all the expenses, and documents of all financial resources a student received abroad. The request must contain a statement from the organizer of a corresponding study programme, documentation of the student’s stay abroad from the department for international relations, a statement from the faculty secretary and a corresponding vice-dean and a documentation of a social situation of a student.

c. Scholarship can be awarded on the basis of an individual evaluation of the request, with regard to study results, social situation of a student and results of his/her study stay. The Dean can stipulate a unified term for submitting requests pertaining to study stays in a given academic year.

d. Scholarship can be awarded in the maximum sum amounting to half the expenses covered by a student on studies abroad after all other financial resources have been deducted (provisions contained in Para 2 Letter d) must remain untouched).

e. Para 2 of the Scholarship regulations of Charles University stipulates the total sum of scholarship which can be awarded to a student in a given academic year.

3. Conditions regarding the award and amount of scholarship for participation in pedagogical or scientific-research activities, development of information technologies or in cooperation on international levels (Letter d) of the Scholarship regulations of the university) are stipulated by the following regulations-

a. Scholarship can generally be awarded for-

i. Clearly original and unique contribution towards the improvement of pedagogical or scientific-research activities of the faculty with an enclosed publication output or for a demonstrable contribution towards the development of information technologies or for

ii. The participation of the faculty on an international scientific-research team

b. The organizer of a corresponding study programme or the head of a corresponding scientific-research team submits the proposal for scholarship award to the dean of the faculty. The request must include statements from the institute director, the faculty secretary and a corresponding vice-dean.

c. The total sum of achievement scholarship awarded to a student in a given academic year amounts to 30,000 CZK in accordance with Para i) and 15,000 CZK in accordance with Para ii).

4. The Dean can issue a provision governing details regarding submission and handling of requests for achievement scholarship in accordance with Para 1, 2 and 3.


Article 4

Doctoral Scholarships

(pertaining to Article 6 Para 3 of the Scholarship regulations of the faculty)


1. In the second year of doctoral full-time studies students can be awarded scholarship amounting to 7,500 CZK, eventually higher as in accordance with Article 6 Para 4 of the Scholarship regulations of the university.

2. In the third year of doctoral full-time studies students can be awarded scholarship amounting to 8,500 CZK, eventually higher as in accordance with Article 6 Para 4 of the Scholarship regulations of the university.

3. If studies were accredited as a four-year study, students can be awarded scholarship amounting to 9,000 CZK in the fourth year of doctoral full-time studies, eventually higher as in accordance with Article 6 Para 4 of the Scholarship regulations of the university.

4. Students granted the extension of full-time studies in accordance with Article 9 Para 1 of Study and Examination Regulations of University can be awarded scholarship amounting to 7,500 CZK in the fourth year of full-time studies, eventually higher as in accordance with Article 6 Para 4 of the Scholarship regulations of the university.


Article 5

Common and Concluding Provisions


1. Scholarships paid out in accordance with Article 3 Para 1 Letter a) to c) of the Scholarship regulations are paid out through the Dean’s office of the faculty in the form of a cashless transfer to the receiver’s bank account.

2. Requests for scholarships are submitted through the Studies department of the Dean’s office or the Department for post-gradual studies and other forms of education.

3. These regulations were approved by the academic senate of the faculty on the 20th of Februar, 2007 and come into force on the day of approval by the academic senate of the university [1]’.

……………………………. ……………………………

Doc. PhDr. Barbora Osvaldová Doc. RNDr. Jan Ámos Víšek, CSc.

The chair of the Academic Senate of the UK FSV the Dean



……………………………

Prof. RNDr. Jana Hála, DrSc.

The chair of the Academic Senate of the University



[1]’ § 9 Para 1 Letter b) of Law on universities. The academic senate of the university approved these regulations on the 30th of March, 2007.