AMU INTERFACULTY STUDENT COMPETITION (CALL 2024)

Further to clause 2(1) of Rector’s Decree No 21/2023, I am hereby announcing the AMU Internal Interfaculty Competition for the year 2024. The Interfaculty Competition is focused on encouraging cooperation between Faculties and fostering students’ initiative, drive, and ability to succeed, and is geared towards supporting projects with both a national and international reach and on supporting the rise of student groupings that are analogous to start-up businesses in the art environment.

Specific purpose grants will be allocated as part of the Plan in Support of Strategic Management (“PPSŘ”) in 2024. The maximum amount of grant is CZK 150,000 per project.

The rules of the AMU Interfaculty Competition are governed by Rector’s Decree No. 21/2023.

1.    The AMU Interfaculty Competition is intended for all students of accredited programmes at AMU, whether full-time or combined, including beyond the standard period of study.

2.    The requirement for eligibility is that students from at least two Faculties of AMU must be involved in the project. Advantages in project evaluation can include the involvement of all three Faculties of AMU, a project’s international reach or its sustainability.

3.    The main project researchers are required to submit draft projects in the Czech or English language (using a form available for completion on the competition website) via e-mail to soutez@amu.cz by 31 January 2024.

4.    In the application, the applicants shall state the name of the project guarantor who will provide methodological and professional guidance during the project and assist with planning the individual project steps. The project guarantor must be an academic worker of AMU.

5.    The draft project must include:
a)    Project title,
b)    Month and year of project commencement and month and year of project completion,
c)    Information about the project researcher (first name, surname, Faculty, programme, year of study, contact details), the person responsible for the production side of the project (first name, surname, Faculty, programme, year of study, contact details), and the names of other persons involved in the project,
d)    Information about the Project Guarantor (name, Department, Faculty),
e)    Brief project annotation (project plan, project objective and the method of achieving the objective; scope and reasoning for the involvement of the students from individual Faculties),
f)    Output and benefits for the development of AMU/Faculty/programme,
g)    Budget.

6.    This Interfaculty Competition can support individual and team projects with the scheduled date of completion being 31 December 2024 at the latest.

7.    Interfaculty Competition schedule:

  • 18 December 2023    competition call
  • 31 January 2024        application deadline
  • By 15 February 2024    meeting of the Interfaculty Cooperation Panel
  • By 29 February 2024    publication of the results and commencement of project work
  • By 31 December 2024    completion of projects

Applicants can find the rules of the Interfaculty Competition in Rector’s Decree No. 21/2023. For more information, applicants can contact Hana Šťastná, tel.: 234 244 530, soutez@amu.cz.

INTERFACULTY COOPERATION PANEL

Jan Hančil, AMU (Vice-Rector, Chair of the Panel)
Helena Arenbergerová, AMU (dance)
Petr Bilík, external member (cinema)
Rozálie Brožková, AMU (student)
Igor Františák, external member (music)
Viktorie Schmoranzová, AMU (theatre)
Zdeněk A. Tichý, external member (theatre)


Prof. Jan Hančil
Vice-Rector for International Relationships, Artistic Activity and Graduate and Public Relations