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Academic Senate

The FIT Academic Senate is the top self-governing representative body of the academic community at FIT. Its members are elected by the academic community from among its members. The Academic Senate approves vital faculty documents, the faculty’s budget and decides on the proposal to appoint dean. The faculty senate is led by the chairperson, the presiding member and the secretary.

Composition

The FIT Academic Senate has 10 members, of which 6 are academic workers and 4 are students. The term in office is 3 years. Any member of the academic community can run for the Academic Senate. The Senate elects a chairperson, a presiding member and a secretary from among its members.

Members of the Academic Senate

Competences and tasks

The FIT Academic Senate decides on the establishment, merger, dividing and dissolution of departments at the faculty. It approves draft internal regulations and submits them for approval to the CTU Academic Senate. It approves the allocation of the faculty’s financial resources and monitors their use. It decides on the proposal to appoint dean, possibly also proposes his/her removal from office.

Rules of Procedure

Meetings and sessions of the FIT Academic Senate are governed by the Rules of Procedure. These Rules stipulate the Senate’s competences and tasks. They also regulate how the Senate is convened and how the meetings and voting are organized.

Rules of Procedure of the Academic Senate (in Czech)

Electoral Code

Elections to the FIT Academic Senate are governed by the Electoral Code. This Code also defines how people can run for membership in the Senate. It also stipulates when the elections are legitimate and who can be elected to the Senate.

Electoral Code of the Academic Senate (in Czech)

Meetings

The FIT Academic Senate meets as needed (at least once in 6 months), usually in conference room T9:364 in the New Building of CTU. All meetings are public. Members of the academic community submit proposals concerning serious matters to the presiding member at least 4 working days before the meeting.

Thursday, 23 Sep. 2021, from 9:00

The next meeting of the Academic Senate takes place online in MS Teams on Thursday, 23 Sep. 2021, from 9:00.

Minutes of the meetings

The secretary makes minutes of every meeting of the FIT Academic Senate that include the meeting’s programme, course, results of voting and resolutions. On the next meeting, the secretary will incorporate the comments and the Academic Senate will approve the minutes. Since September 2017, the documents discussed by the Senate are available to the academic community on Google Drive.

Minutes of the meetings (in Czech only)

Resolutions

The FIT Academic Senate adopts resolutions. The resolutions are final and binding for the whole academic community. They can only be changed by a new resolution of the Senate. The chairperson of the Academic Senate submits the resolutions from meetings to the dean.

Resolutions (in Czech only)

Elections

Members of the academic community at the faculty can run for Senate and can elect their representatives to the FIT Academic Senate and to the CTU Academic Senate. The voting method and the organization of elections to the two senates are similar. The election is direct and conducted by secret ballot, it is managed by the election committee and the votes are cast electronically in a voting app. The elections are governed by the relevant Electoral Code.

Elections (in Czech only)

No elections are currently being held.

  • The term of office of the current FIT Academic Senate will end in November 2021.
  • The term of office of the current CTU Academic Senate will end in December 2022.

Contact persons

If you have any questions, please contact the presiding member, Mr. Stanislav Jeřábek, or directly the individual members of the Senate. The FIT Academic Senate’s chairperson is Mr. Daniel Vašata, the secretary is Mr. Michal Šoch.

Ing. Daniel Vašata, Ph.D.

Chairperson of the Academic Senate

Ing. Stanislav Jeřábek

Presiding member of the Academic Senate

Ing. Michal Šoch, Ph.D.

Secretary of the Academic Senate