František Běhounek Award 2021

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports announces the František Běhounek Award for the promotion and popularization of Czech science and the dissemination of the good name of the Czech Republic in the European Research Area (ERA).

22 Jul 2021

The prize is awarded to a scientific figure who meets the following conditions:

  • operates in basic or applied research, development or academia,
  • graduated from a Czech university or works in a research or educational institution in the Czech Republic and
  • over the last five years, through his active and successful participation in European cooperation projects in the field of research, experimental development and innovation, he has contributed to the promotion and popularization of the scientific field and to spreading the good name of the Czech Republic.

The award is accompanied by a financial reward of CZK 250,000. The prize is awarded by the Minister of Education, Youth and Sports on the basis of a proposal from an expert committee, which will evaluate the nominations. The prize is not awarded in memoriam.

The nominations are submitted under the auspices of the Rector. Please submit the documents for the competition by August 12, 2021. Further information can be found on the website of the Office for Doctoral Studies, Quality, Academic Affairs and Internationalization and on the website of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (in CZ).


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