The Board of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (GA CR) has decided to finance projects in the field of basic research for the coming year. The competition was great, the agency saw a significant increase in support applications. GA CR will thus distribute funds in the total amount of CZK 4.2 billion.
The FMV Department of International Trade will co-work the research project “GVCs in Central Europe – a Perspective of Automotive Sector after COVID-19” with the support of the Visegrad Fund.
The second year of the PwC Consulting Challenge focused on technology consulting, took place in an unconventional online environment this year. The participants faced solving a real challenge of the Finnish delivery company Wolt, namely regional expansion on the Czech market. In one week, participants had to come up with an overall go-to-market strategy. By […]
Students Will Connect With Graduates Again. FIR Has Launched the Second Year of the Alumni Mentoring Program.
After a successful first year, FIR continues its new Alumni mentoring project in the academic year 2020/2021. The ambitious 8-month program brings together experienced faculty graduates who act as mentors and students or young graduates who are looking for the right direction, are interested in active development and want to find out how best to […]
There are preventive measures across the world and at many partner universities the teaching is being delivered at least partially online. Many students had to start their exchange by obligatory self-quarantine. However, that does not mean that the exchange is not beneficial or that students are not able to enjoy it. On the contrary! We are happy to receive mostly positive news from abroad and we hope it stays that way. You can read through the positive feedback from the exchange abroad during the pandemic below.
FIR Gained Another TAČR Project. Experts Will Examine the Effects of Falling Oil Prices on Producer Countries.
From 1 August 2020, a team composed of experts from the Jan Masaryk Center for International Studies and the Department of World Economy began solving an applied research project of the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic entitled Research on Impacts on the Producer States in the EU Neighborhood. This is another tender within the […]
FIR Has Successfully Completed the First Year of the New Alumni Mentoring Program. How Was It? and What Is the Next One Going to Be Like?
FIR launched the first year of the Alumni mentoring program, which connects students with graduates, at the beginning of the last academic year. The program ran for 8 months and connected 59 mentors & 59 mentees. The first year of the FIR Alumni mentoring program began in October 2019 with a Welcome meeting, where mentoring […]
In the summer, the Department of Tourism of FIR VŠE officially confirmed its long-term cooperation with the CzechToursim agency. The Dean of FIR Assoc. Prof. Josef Taušer and Ing. Jan Herget, Ph.D., the director of CzechTourism and also a graduate of FIR, signed a memorandum of cooperation.
FIR Experts research ways for coordination of the Czech Presidency in the Council of the EU 2022 (Project of TACR)
Starting August 1 2020, a team composed of experts from the Jan Masaryk Center for International Studies, the Department of World Economy and the Department of Corporate and European Law conducts research for a project Setup of a Coordination Mechanism for the Presidency of the Council of the EU: Preparations and Progress from the Perspective of Selected Member States, Lessons Learned and Recommendations for CZPRES 2022.
In the summer semester, FIR students participated as volunteers in the project Connecting Czechia, with a purpose to connect the state and companies (not only) at a time of extraordinary measures.
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