Call for participants in a research expedition ASIA 2021

1. 6. 2021
Are you an adventurous and resourceful person with a critical eye? Do you want to contribute to collaborative research that includes training and also an expedition in Asia? Are you a team player who is able to adapt to unexpected situations? Then join us for an expedition in South Korea, Philippines or possibly some other country…


We are delighted to announce a call for participants in a research expedition.


More information about the expedition

WHERE: our plan is to have one team in South Korea, another team in the Philippines (the countries will be selected according to the COVID situation in the last possible moment)

WHEN: September / November 2021 (the dates will be specified but expect 30 days)

WHO: all MENDELU students in Bachelors and Masters study programmes who will still be in their studies in summer term 2022 to be able to collaborate on the analysis and publishing of the findings


FINANCIAL CONDITIONS: the monthly scholarship CZK 20,000 for each participant and travel expenses to/from destination are covered by IRO MENDELU


How to apply?

20th June 2021


Please upload your materials through CONTACT CENTRE (kontaktní centrum) in UIS:

–          CV in English (1page)

–          motivation letter (1 page) that will show your interest and justify your choice of the topic and country


Planned research areas

–          Covid-19 related research

–          landscape and human interaction related research

Detailed information on the topics can be found here


Team of academics

Tthis is the team of teachers and researchers who are involved in preparing the expedition (in alphabetical order): 

Jiří Čeněk, PhD.; Martin Hrabálek, PhD.; Dana Hubelová, PhD.; Beatrice-Elena Chromková Manea, Ph.D., MA; Ing. Lenka Janošíková; Ondřej Konečný, PhD.;  Jiří Schneider, PhD., Lenka Zouhar Ludvíková, PhD.


Do you have any questions?


Join our online Q&A session 9th June 2021 at 6pm via MS Teams to discuss with the academics everything that needs to be discussed

Or be inspired by a short video from a previous project



! Note that the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide is a force majeure and therefore the expedition cannot be guaranteed.  We also expect that all of you will be vaccinated and we will help you with coordination of the recommended vaccines for selected destinations. !



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