Palacky University, Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology is one of the 22 departments of the Faculty of Arts. It currently has around 500 students enrolled. The department provides higher education on three levels: Bachelor , Master and Doctoral academic programmes.

The general mission of the Department of Psychology of the Philosophical Faculty of Palacky University is to produce professional psychologists whose expertise covers a wide range of both theoretical an applied disciplines.

The study programme in psychology provided at the Philosophical Faculty of Palacky University follows the international standards developed by the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA), specifically the EuroPsy European standard.

Academic year

The academic year is divided into two semesters:

  • winter semester from late September to January
  • spring semester from February to June

Each semester consists of 12-13 weeks of classes followed by an examination period. Classes usually take 90 minutes.


Department of Psychology offers courses at the bachelor, master and doctoral level. Regular courses are taught in Czech language. In addition to regular courses we also offer courses for exchange students, which are taught in English language.

Incoming exchange students are also allowed to follow courses at other faculties of our university but should always inform the international coordinator first.

Check the menu on the left to find more information.

Need any help? Contact our coordinator for international affairs.

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