Department of Regional Management

The Department is aimed on complex shape of regional development from the point of view of the economic, social and environmental consequences. Special attention is paid to theory and practice of obtaining subsidies from the EU, Czech and regional funds. Next field of interest is spatial planning and preparation of project documentation.

Detailed profile of the Department and its link to the application sphere

The profile of the Department on the website of Regional Contact Organization – Contact for European Research Space (RKO –ERA)

The website is common project of partnership of Regional Contact Organizations in South Bohemian Region, Region South Moravia and town Liberec. The aim of this website is to provide an online support in the areas (fields) linked to the European research.  The website contains information and news related to international cooperation in science and research especially in 7th framework programme.

Video profile of the Department of Regional Development

Teaching: The spectrum of taught subjects is very wide from general terminology of structural policy (politics) to  specific topics related to tourism development.

The Department of regional development offers bachelor degree in Structural Policy of the EU for Public Administration and masters degree in Structural Policy of the EU and Rural Development. The degree in Management of Regional Development is taught in English.

Science and research: Members of the Department were involved and participate in such international projects: GILDED - 7th EU Framework Programme. UNICREDS - INTERREG IVC program. Land and Art - COST LD 14118

The graduates: graduates can work in EU institutions and organizations, in the central bodies of the Czech Republic (ministries, banks, credit agencies), public administration (regional authorities offices, regional departments, etc..) and also in all organizations and businesses where it is necessary to receive financial support from external funds.

Fields of potential cooperation/ Fields of offered services

  • Management and collaboration on international projects in the field of regional development, environmental management and policy, rural tourism and agrotourism
  • Socio-economic analysis, especially in the area of regional development and management of the environment, rural tourism and agrotourism.
  • Questionnaire surveys. Construction of the questionnaire to meet clients' request (questionnaire consultation), evaluation and interpretation of results.
  • Valuing the environment. Alternative methods of valuing the environment as a tool for environmental management and regional development
  • Project consultancy. Monitoring of grant opportunities, assistance in applying for a grant in subsidy programmes
  • Evaluation of efficacy and direction of the subsidy policy of the Czech Republic and the EU in the field of regional development, management of the environment  and rural- and agrotourism



Department of Regional Development

Faculty of Economics

University of South Bohemia

Studentská 13

370 05 České Budějovice

Czech Republic