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Department of Information Technologies (DIT) has been involved in the field of teaching and scientific research, collaboration with businesses, governments, and domestic and foreign universities for more than 20 years. The Department coordinates and collaborates a number of domestic and international projects and has been regularly invited into international research that deliver impactful outcomes. The Department belongs among the most prolific departments of Faculty of Economics and Management at Czech University of Life Sciences Prague. The Department is home to 21 faculty members, six technicians and an average of nine doctoral students.
The Department guarantees teaching of subjects from the area of information and communication technologies in bachelor's, master's and doctoral study programs at the Faculty of Economics and Management and at a few other CULS faculties. The subjects offered by the Department are primarily focused on the applications of ICT in business including algorithms, multi-platform software development (desktop, web, mobile and progressive web apps), operating systems, computer networks, web design, business information systems in private and government sector, IS security, computer graphics, e-learning, social networking, and so on. Within these subjects, the Department faculty members share with students their knowledge and expertise obtained in research activities and industry practice. A number of visiting professors and practitioners from all around the world are regularly invited to teach students at the Department.
The department provides bachelor's and master's theses supervision. Own topics are ofered, but students can also come up with their suggestions. There is also a cooperation with companies that offer topics related to, for example, internships. Detailed instructions for writing final theses are provided.
Research and Development
Faculty members, technicians and PhD students specialize mainly on applied research, which is in line with the university and faculty goals. Department's research activities also often focus on applications in agriculture, forestry and regions. The staff including PhD students present results of their research on a number of domestic and international conferences and are members of the national and international scientific organizations and companies. R&D results are published in prestigious peer-reviewed journals and are used for obtaining grant funding both from local and international funding agencies.
Department of Information Technology is among the founding departments of the faculty. The term "information" in its name first appeared in the 1970s when it was called the Department of Information Systems and the Use of Computers. It was specialized in programming, designing IS, data processing and accounting. At the beginning of 1990s it separated into the Department of Trade and Finance and Department of Computer Science. Due to the development of the ICT sector in late 1990s, the Department split once again into the Department of Information Technology and the Department of Information Engineering.
MANAGEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT
Deputy of the Head for research and development
+420 22438 2050
Deputy of the Head for international cooperation
+420 22438 2769
+420 22438 2364
Cihelka Petr, Ing.
Benda Petr, Ing. Ph.D.
Technicians and researchersLukáš Martin, Ing. Ph.D.
Stehlík Zdeněk, Ing.
Šimpachová Pechrová Marie, Ing., Ph.D.
Consulting hours of all department members available at wp.czu.cz.