AMU PROJECT COMPETITION

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Project Competition 2021 - Application - ENGLISH VERSION zfo web
Project Competition 2020 - Interim Report - ENGLISH VERSION zfo web
Project Competition 2020 - Final Report - ENGLISH VERSION zfo web

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Project Competition 2021
Project Competition 2020

1. The rules of the Project Competition are governed by Decree of the Rector No. 9/2020.

2. For the year 2021 the competition is open to scientific research projects with a duration of 1 to 3 years and to postdoctoral projects with a duration of max. 2 years, limited to CZK 100,000 for one year of drawing.

3. No limits have been set on the budget for 2021.

4. The competition’s financial provisioning depends on institutional support for long-term conceptual development of the research organisation. The anticipated amount to be allocated in this round of the project competition for 2021 will be at least CZK 4,000,000 depending on the amount actually allocated for AMU for Institutional Support for Long-Term Conceptual Development of Research Organizations by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic.

5. Contest schedule

  • 8 October 2020 – Day of the competition’s announcement
  • 27 November 2020 at 13:00 (1 pm) – deadline for submitting applications
  • 30 November 2020 – 8 January 2021 external examination of 3-year projects
  • 11 January - 30 January 2021 - first session of the AMU Grant Committee
  • 5 February 2021 – announcement of provisional decisions on acceptance / non-acceptance / acceptance with an abridged budget (definitive decisions on project funding will be made after the evaluation of the final reports of projects terminating on 31 December 2020 and according to the allocated AMU institutional support for 2021 mentioned above)
  • 22 – 26 February 2021 – second session of the AMU Grant Committee; evaluation of final reports of terminated projects and allocation of a specific amount of funds to new projects depending on the decision of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports on the amount of institutional support for the long-term conceptual development of the research organisation for 2021
  • By 5 March 2021 – announcement of results

6. Publishing activities
Investigators of approved projects which envisage a publication at NAMU are required to make arrangements with the director of NAMU by 30 April 2021 on a binding timetable for preparing the publication. Materials for publication shall be submitted to the editorial committee according to the timetable stipulated in the principles for projects with publication outputs.

7. Promotion
Invitations to cultural events supported within the scope of projects, as well as other promotional materials linked to supported projects, must be sent to AMU’s PR Manager, Hana Šťastná, no later than 14 days prior to the event (hana.stastna@amu.cz).

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After completing the form, it can be automatically sent to the Faculty Grant Department for checking. Please note that a signed printed version of the document always has to be submitted to the grant department of the relevant faculty withing the required deadline.

The forms also offer a data saving option for subsequent data transfer to other forms (Interim and Final Reports): this feature can save you time when completing details in subsequent reports, but it is not obligatory to use it, as details can be entered manually.

 

Call 2021


Rector´s Decree


FOR PROJECTS WITH PLANNED PUBLICATION OUTPUTS


OTHER DOCUMENTS


THE AMU PROJECT COMPETITION 2020 ANNOUNCEMENT 

for the allocation and use of targeted support for the development of Specific Projects (“IP DKR”) and the long-term conceptual development of the Research Organisation (VO) in 2020.

1. The rules of the Project Competition are governed by Rector's Decree No. 9/2018 as amended. 

2. For the year 2020, the competition is open to short-term projects with a duration of 1 or 2 years, as well as to projects specifically aimed at preparing and holding international conferences with a duration of up to 2 years and postdoctoral projects with a duration of up to 2 years limited to 100,000 CZK to be spent within one year.

3. No limits have been set on the budget for 2020.

4. The competition’s financial provision depends on institutional support for the long-term conceptual development of the research organisation. The anticipated amount to be allocated in this round of the project competition for 2020 will be at least CZK 3.5 million.

5. Contest schedule:

  • 7.10.2019 – Day of the competition’s announcement;
  • 25.11.2019 at 13:00 (1 pm) – deadline for submitting applications; 
  • 14-30.1.2020 – first session of the AMU Grant Committee;
  • 1. 2. 2020 – announcement of provisional decisions on acceptance / non-acceptance / acceptance with an abridged budget (definitive decisions on project funding will be made after the evaluation of the final reports of projects terminating on 31 December 2019 and according to the allocated AMU institutional support for 2020 mentioned above); 
  • second session of the AMU Grant Committee; evaluation of final reports of terminated projects and allocation of a specific amount of funds to new projects depending on the decision of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports on the amount of support for the long-term conceptual development of the research organisation for 2020; 
  • By 5 March 2020 – announcement of results.

6. Publishing Activities 

Researchers of approved projects for which publication at NAMU is envisaged are required to agree with the director of NAMU by 30.4.2020 on a binding timetable for preparing the publication. Materials for publication shall be submitted to the editorial committee according to the timetable stipulated in principles of projects with publication outputs. 

7. Promotion 

Invitations to cultural events supported within the scope of projects, as well as other promotional materials linked to supported projects, must be sent to AMU’s PR Manager, Mgr. Tereza Petáková, no later than 14 days prior to the event (tereza.petakova@amu.cz). 

The application form for new applicants in the framework of PS 2020 can be found by clicking on the above link, entitled Formuláře/Forms.

Important documents relating to the SGS, such as the Rector’s Decree among others, can be found on this page, below the dotted line.

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For Interim Reports and Final Reports for 2019, relating to PS 2019 projects: use the forms above.  

After completing the form, it can be automatically sent to the Faculty Grant Department for checking. However, it is always necessary to submit a signed hard copy of the document by the stipulated deadline. 

The forms also offer a data saving option for subsequent data transfer to other forms (Interim and Final Reports): this feature can save you time when completing details in subsequent reports, but it is not obligatory to use it, as details can be entered manually.

 

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Call 2020


Rector’s decree


For projects with planned publication outputs


Evaluation results


Other documents