1) FACULTY OF ARTS PALACKÝ UNIVERSITY OLOMOUC
The Faculty of Arts is the largest UP faculty. Its 21 departments offer study programmes in the humanities, social sciences, arts, and foreign languages. The faculty provides adequately demanding training, a liberal approach in arranging one’s own curriculum, a personal approach to students, and development of individual skills. An open space for discussion and creative thinking is promoted. Key areas of education The Faculty of Arts provides instruction in foreign languages and literatures (Asian languages, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian), art studies (Art History, Musicology, Theory and History of the Dramatic Arts, and Theatre, Film and Media Studies), and social sciences (Journalism, Sociology, History, Andragogy, Cultural Anthropology, Political and European Studies, and Psychology).
2) STS CYRIL AND METHODIUS FACULTY OF THEOLOGY – PALACKY UNIVERSITY
Olomouc is the oldest faculty of this university. In its research, this theological faculty is subject to the Catholic faith and the canon law of the Roman Catholic Church, in addition to the laws and regulations of the Czech Republic, which is supervised by the Archbishop of Olomouc, who by virtue of his office is the Grand Chancellor of the faculty, and of the Congregation for Catholic Education. The Faculty has its historic building in the former Jesuit seminary of St. Francis Xaversky on University Street, but also part of the former school Na Hradě and the former dormitory building on Kateřinská Street is used. Theology is studied both by the candidates of priesthood and general public. Humanitarian and Social work studies critically explore the complexities of the humanitarian crises and responses they trigger, with particular focus on its effects on people, institutions and societies. The Social Education field of study arms future teachers especially with practical skills in after school activities for socially disadvantaged children. A Ph.D. programme “Social and Spiritual Health Determinants” is focused on interdisciplinary approaches to health and illness.