Study at USB
A successful community project of bike sharing, which has already been working in Prague and other cities, expanded to České Budejovice last year. The University of South Bohemia is a new partner of the project and so the students and staff can use the pink bikes „Rekola“ and get a significant discount.
On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, the President Miloš Zeman appointed Assoc. Prof. Tomáš Machula, Ph.D., Th.D. the rector of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice on the basis of the University of South Bohemia Academic Senate proposal. The ceremony of handing over the letter of appointment took place at the Prague Castle. Associate Professor Tomáš Machula was appointed the rector of the University of South Bohemia for the period 2016-2020.
The Academic Senate of the Faculty of Theology at the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice on 30 March 2016 at its meeting elected a candidate for the position of the Dean. Assoc. Prof. ThDr. Rudolf Svoboda was elected the new Dean of the Faculty of Theology at the University of South Bohemia.
From 1.4. 2016, the back part of the USB campus (the space between the street Na Sádkách, BC AV CR, University halls of residence and K. Fleischmann street) will be equipped with road signs that change the traffic of cars in the area. The reason for this adjustment is calming down the traffic in this part of the campus.
At the meeting of the Scientific Board of the University of South Bohemia on March 16, 2016, the Rector, prof. Libor Grubhoffer, awarded three authors with the Rector's Award for prestigious scientific publication for the year 2015.
The Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters of the USB signed an agreement to create a joint laboratory with the Research Institute of Fisheries river Yangtze Chinese fishing Academy of Sciences. The contract for the FFPW USB signed the dean Prof. Dipl. - Ing. Otomar Linhart, D.Sc.
On Thursday, March 3, 2016, the Academic Senate of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, elected the candidate for Rector for the period 2016-2020. Assoc. Prof. Tomáš Machula, currently holding the post of the Dean of the Faculty of Theology at USB, has become the new Rector of the university.
On Saturday, February 27, 2016 the University of South Bohemia organized an entertaining day with science.
On a proposal from the College of Science and College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, University of Arizona was prof. Libor Grubhoffer awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science for his lifelong inspiring research in natural sciences, the improvement of the infrastructure needed for science and research and development of new curricula not only for Czech students.
On February 22, 2016, the election committee of the Academic Senate of the University of South Bohemia announced the names of the candidates who had accepted the candidacy in the fourth election for the post of the Rector of JU for the period 2016-2020.