Department of Social Work

Our department guarantees the teaching of educational programmes of Social Policy and Social Work and Management in Social Work. The programme’s profile subjects focus on acquiring theoretical knowledge in the field of psychology, pedagogy, sociology, law, social politics, and methodology of social work, as well as on acquiring practical skills using work with individuals, groups, and communities. The study programme also includes professional experience of students. Requalification courses are provided in cooperation with the Labour Office in Ústí nad Labem.

Members of the Department and Ph.D. students take part in scientific and research activity in the field of social work in education, fundraising, and other competencies of social workers and social exclusion.

Head of Department: doc. PhDr. Pavel Kuchař, CSc.

Administration: Hana Vašíčková

Contact: Campus, Pasteurova 1, tel.: +420 475 283 883


Associate Professors
doc. PhDr. Pavel Kuchař, CSc.
doc. PhDr. Peter Brnula, Ph.D.
doc. PhDr. Jiří Buriánek, CSc.
doc. PhDr. Ladislav Vaska, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors
PhDr. Miroslav Barták, Ph.D.
PhDr. Michaela Hiekischová, Ph.D.
PhDr. Alice Reissová, Ph.D.
Mgr. Jan Hrubeš, Ph.D.
Mgr. Jitka Laštovková, Ph.D.
Mgr. Jan Vašat, Ph.D.
Ing. Dita Štyvarová

Internal Doctorate Candidates
Mgr. Ing. Tereza Grosse
Mgr. Alexandra Petrů
Mgr. Lucie Mráčková, DiS