Internal Research and Doctoral Studies Evaluation

Evaluation Outcomes




doctoral degree programmes


evaluated clusters


pages of evaluation and recommendations

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Measures for further research development

  • Internationalisation and International Cooperation

    • Building international partnerships and networks (Horizon EU, MSCA, Erasmus+, ...)
    • International internships for academics and Ph.D. candidates
    • Expanding the number of international postdocs
    • Establishment of new junior research groups led by PIs with significant international experience
  • Mission and Research Strategy

    • Setting faculty research strategy 
    • Strong orientation toward applied research
    • Convergence of the mission of MED MUNI and university hospitals → mutual cooperation and support of excellent science, basic and applied research, revision of strategic research topics
    • Precision medicine → linking clinical and preclinical research, interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Regular Research Evaluation

    • Setting strategy, annual targets and milestones
    • Evaluation of departments and research groups
    • Evaluation of the prepared and realised grants
  • Conditions for Excellent Research

    • Individual grant support
    • The concept of "clinical scientist" with clearly defined rules for research activities in clinics
    • Creation of a position system →  distribution of teaching/research/clinic workload)
    • Establishment of a centralized biobank system - support for the creation of clinical cohorts
    • Establishment of the preclinical center
    • Support for the creation of "research assistant" positions in clinical disciplines
    • Support for greater use of CZECRIN infrastructure - clinical trials phase I
    • Strengthening the use of CEITEC research infrastructure
Doctoral Studies
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Measures for further doctoral studies development

  • Organisation and Quality

    • Regular evaluation of doctoral degree programmes
    • Supervisor is not a member of the thesis defense committee
    • Considering the viability and reorganisation of some programmes 
    • Establishment of a Ph.D. school: centralised coordination of degree programmes, admission procedure and topics
    • Career tracking of the Ph.D. graduates
  • Strengthening the scientific dimension of Ph.D.

    • Compulsory course in ethics, academic integrity and applied research
    • Development of grant skills of Ph.D. candidates
    • Ph.D. candidates as young scientists and valid team members
    • Thesis topics in excellent scientific areas
    • Interdisciplinarity of thesis topics (collaboration of theoretical and clinical departments and with other MUNI faculties)
  • Internationalisation

    • Core courses in English
    • Support for internships abroad
    • Increasing number of international Ph.D. candidates
    • Thesis in English
    • Increasing number of international supervisors
  • Systematic work with supervisors

    • System of support
    • Regular evaluation of the supervisor´s activities
    • Maximum 5 students per supervisor
    • Training of new and experienced supervisors
    • Faculty supervisor´s standard with recommendations and good practice
  • Drop-out reduction

    • Root cause analysis
    • Onboarding of new students
    • Education and widening of good practice
    • Faculty standards of Ph.D. candidates 
    • Strengthening control mechanisms: Thesis Advisory Committee, mentoring, annual progress report conference
    • "Half-time clinical PhD" concept and dedicated research time in parallel with specialisation training



International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB)

Hodnocený cluster Hodnotitel Instituce Specializace
Interní disciplíny Karel Pacák National Institutes of Health Interní disciplíny
     Kai Zacharowski Universitästklinikum Frankfurt Anesteziologie
Chirurgické disciplíny Hans Schlitt Uniklinikum Regensburg Chirurgie
     Benny Dahl University of Copenhagen Chirurgie
     Kai Zacharowski Universitästklinikum Frankfurt Anesteziologie
Onkologie Iris Barshack Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine Onkologie
     Joachim Widder Medizinische Universität Wien Onkologie
Neurovědy Olivier Rascol University Hospital Toulouse Neurologie, Neurovědy
Základní medicína Johannes Berger Medizinische Universität Wien Patobiologie
     Lucyna A. Woźniak Medical University of Lodz Lékařská chemie, Molekulární biologie
     Jens Peter Berg University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine Biochemie
     Risto Renkonen University of Helsinki, Faculty of Medicine Klinická mikrobiologie
PhD studium Peter Holzer Medizinische Universität Graz Farmakologie
     André Nieoullon Aix-Marseille University Neurovědy
Evaluation Process
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