Katedra českého jazyka FF OU


The Department of Czech Language offers a wide range of study programs:

Bachelors programs (Bc. degree)
  • Czech Language and Literature* (it can be combined with another major) 
  • Czech for foreigners
Master programs (Mgr. degree)
  • Czech Language and Literature* (it can be combined with another major)*
  • Teaching Czech Language and Literature for Secondary Schools (it can be studied only in combination with another major)
  • Czech for foreigners 
Doctoral program (Ph.D. degree)
  • Czech Language

*These programs Czech language and literature are offered in conjunction with the Department of Czech Literature and Literary Criticism.

International students are mainly participating in the Erasmus exchange program – can attend Czech language courses for foreigners. We also organize the Summer School of Czech Language.

In addition to teaching, the Department’s other main activity is linguistic research. Research is carried out as part of various projects, e.g., GAČR, NAKI, and in collaboration with universities, professional associations, and other organizations in the Czech Republic and abroad. The Department’s main research activities are focused predominantly on:

  • onomastics (socioonomastics, political and literary onomastics, theory of proper names, place names research)
  • quantitative linguistics (quantitative text analysis, quantitative syntax and versology)
  • sociolinguistics (slang and argot)

Our Team
doc. Mgr. Jaroslav David, Ph.D.

Historical Grammar, Onomastics, Academic Writing, Czech for Foreigners, Film Club

prof. Mgr. Radek Čech, Ph.D.

Quantitative Linguistics, Syntax, Corpus Linguistics, Phonetics and Phonology, Academic Writing

Mgr. Miroslav Kubát, Ph.D.

Quantitative Linguistics, Stylistics, Stylometry, General Linguistics

PhDr. Lucie Radková, Ph.D.

Sociolinguistics, Lexicology, Orthography, Didactics

Mgr. Michal Místecký, Ph.D.

General Linguistics, Syntax, Linguistic Analysis of Literary Texts

Mgr. Kristýna Kovářová, Ph.D.

Phonetics and Phonology, Onomastics

Xinying Chen, PhD.

Quantitative Lingusitics, Syntax

Mgr. Kateřina Pelegrinová

Doctoral Thesis: Menzerath–Altmann Law in Czech

Mgr. Marie Rupcová

Speech-language pathology

Mgr. Agata Reclik

Doctoral Thesis: Jazyková a jazykovědná problematika a její reflexe v díle vybraných českých spisovatelů

Mgr. Jarmila Mádrová

Doctoral Thesis: Speleonyma Severomoravského krasu a Moravského krasu

Mgr. Michaela Hanušková

Czech for foreigners, Doctoral Thesis: Quantitative analysis of texts written by non-native speakers of Czech

Mgr. Kristýna Březinová

Doctoral Thesis: Vlastní jména a stereotypy – na materiálu současné české antroponymie

Mgr. Michaela Nogolová

Doctoral thesis: Between word and clause. Quantitative analysis of syntactic units