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 chair and two vice-chairs.
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 chair, a first and a second vice-chair from among its members.
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.
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.
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 first vice-chair at least 4 working days before the meeting.
No date has been set for the next meeting.
The date of the next meeting has not yet been set and it will be announced sufficiently in advance on this website.
Minutes of the meetings
The second vice-chair 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 second vice-chair 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.
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 chair of the Academic Senate submits the resolutions from meetings to the dean.
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.
There are no elections at the moment.
- The terms of two students from the FIT Academic Senate end in December 2023 and the terms of the remaining senators expire in December 2024.
- The term of a student from the CTU Academic Senate expires at the end of 2023, and the second in December 2024. The terms of the academic employees end in December 2025.
If you have any questions, please contact the first vice-chair, Ms. Jitka Mertlová, or directly the individual members of the Senate. The FIT Academic Senate’s chair is Mr. Tomáš Nováček, the second vice-chair is Mr. Vojtěch Miškovský.
Ing. Tomáš Nováček
Chair of the Academic Senate
First Vice-Chair of the Academic Senate
Ing. Vojtěch Miškovský, Ph.D.
Second Vice-Chair of the Academic Senate
Ing. Jan Řezníček
Treasurer of the Academic Senate