Matúš Šucha, PhD., Associate Professor

Head of Psychology Department

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Phone  +420 585 633 512
Office hours TUE 12.00 – 1.00 p.m.; WED 10.30 – 11.30 a.m
Office room 3.18


Professional profile

Matúš Šucha specializes in traffic psychology, the human factor in traffic in general, and on management consulting. His research focuses on traffic psychology, traffic safety, and especially on vulnerable road users. He is an accredited coach (Czech Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports), traffic psychologist (Czech Ministry of Transport), psychotherapist (completed five-year training in integrative group therapy), an EuroPsy mentor in traffic psychology and court expert in the field of traffic psychology. Moreover, he is an expert guarantor of postgraduate education in traffic psychology at Palacky University in Olomouc. He teaches undergraduate psychology courses in management psychology and counseling, economic psychology, and traffic psychology. He is currently studying traffic psychology with Professor Ralf Risser (University of Lund, Sweden).

He is the investigator or co-investigator in several national and international research projects in the field of traffic psychology. He has published over 50 papers on traffic psychology and management psychology. 

He is a member of many leading international organizations focusing on road safety, for example Nordic Traffic Safety Academy (NTSA), ICADTS – The International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety, TPI – Traffic Psychology International, DGVP – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Verkehrpsychologie, and ICTCT – International Co-Operation on Theories and Concepts in Traffic Safety.

1. Publication list (PDF) (English version) – as of 1. 7. 2019

2. Curriculum Vitae (PDF) (English version) – as of 1. 7. 2019

3. Diploma – supervised training in Traffic psychology lead by prof. Risser, Vienna 

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