Curriculum Vitae



Personal information


First name / Surname

Pavel Nováček










Higher Education Institution

Name of university, name of institute / faculty

Palacky University, Faculty of Science/

Dept. of Development Studies





Title of qualification awarded

Associated Professor

Principal subjects covered

Environmental science

Name of awarding organisation

UniversityofConstantine Philosopher,Nitra,SlovakRepublic




Candidate of Science (CSc., equivalent to PhD)


Landscape ecology


SlovakAcademyof Science,InstituteofLandscapeEcology,Bratislava,SlovakRepublic

Professional Positions





2007 - now

Position held

Head of the Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Science,PalackyUniversity

Main activities / responsibilities

Responsible for bachelor´s, master´s and PhD program

“International Development Studies”


1998 - 2007


Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies,PalackyUniversity


Interdisciplinary research – environment and development studies


1990 - 1998


Assistant Proffessor at the Department of Ecology,

Faculty of Science, PalackyUniversity


Teaching of Global environmental issues, Landscape ecology, and

Sustainable development


1985 - 1990


Researcher at theInstituteofLandscapeEcology, SlovakAcademyofSciences,Bratislava


Research in landscape ecology, land use and landscape planning

Research Areas

Sustainable development, Global environmental Issues,

Future oriented studies, Development studies


Member of the Planning Committee of the Millennium Project

and co-chairman of the Central European Node

of the Millennium Project (1998 – now)


Chairman of the Czech National Association

of the Club ofRome(2008 – now)

Honors, forms of recognition

1996: Fulbright Fellowship –Washington,D.C.


1994:SalzburgSeminar; seminar on the Environment and Diplomacy


1992: Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship – national program