Department of Psychology

About us

Our department has a long tradition of teaching psychological subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate students at Faculty of Education. All our courses are available in Czech and English and accessible to both full time and distant students. Our excellent staff consist of researchers, school psychologists, clinical psychologists and therapists who provide state of the art education for preschool teachers, class and subject teachers in primary as well as secondary schools.

You can find all our available courses HERE.

Our staff

Based on the subject you choose to study you can meet various teachers from our department. Please feel free to find more about us HERE.

Most subjects for Erasmus students are currently taught by Dr. Tereza Škubalová and Dr. David Havelka who is an excellent clinical psychologist who works with children and youths at psychiatric department in Šternberk.

If you are an Erasmus student, your main contact at the department for the administrative purposes is Dr. Iva Žaloudíková.

Our research

We have a long lasting interest in the following topics (cooperation is welcomed):

  • professional development of teachers and the development of teacher´s professional identity (Dr. Mareš, Dr. Lukas, Dr. Kohoutek)
  • the school social climate and classroom climate (Dr. Mareš, Dr.Lukas)
  • children pre-concepts of various phenomena (dr. Krása)
  • moral distress in teachers (Dr. Mareš)
  • self-harming behavior and suicide in adolescents (Dr. Fikarová)
  • thematic apperception test (Dr. Fikarová)


In this temporary emergency situation regarding the coronavirus disease, the acting contact for the organization of English psychology courses will be Tereza Škubalová.


4 Feb

ERASMUS+ study stays

9.3.2022 at 1.00 p.m. the application interview for study stays in Poland and Slovenia will take place at the Department of Psychology.

3 Jan

Examination period

The examination period runs from 3 January to 12 February. We wish all students a successful completion of the exams!

15 Dec 2021

The Jan Beran prize

In memory of Jan Beran, the Department of Psychology will annually award a student prize for an outstanding thesis as part of the Specialization Study for Educational Counselors.

10 Nov 2021

Dean's Award for Tomáš Kohoutek

Tomáš Kohoutek received the Dean's Award in the category of Humanitarian and Social Activities for his help in organizing suburban holiday camps for children from the area affected by the tornado, methodological support and consulting activities, networking of helping organizations, providing psychological interventions and preventive activities, and popularization activities on the issue of coping with traumatic stress.

10 Nov 2021

Dean's Award for David Havelka

Dr. David Havelka received the Dean's Award of the Faculty of Education of MU in the category of Employees' Creative Activity for the publication entitled STEPS - Group Therapeutic and Educational Program for Siblings of Children with Autism.

1 Sep 2021

New staff member

Mgr. Veronika Ondráčková Dacerová has become the new member of our team of internal teachers.

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