About the Department

Contact Information

Postal address:

Department of English and American Studies
Palacký University Olomouc
Křížkovského 10
Olomouc  779 00
Czech Republic

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tel. (secretary): +420 58 563 3103
fax: +420 58 56 3101
e-mail (secretary): kamila.vecerova@upol.cz

KAA on Facebook (in Czech)

Section Chairs

Literature: prof. Michal Peprník

Linguistics: dr. Šárka Šimáčková

Translation Studies: dr. Ondřej Molnár

Cultural Studies: dr. Pavlína Flajšarová


Erasmus Plus Programme Co-ordinatordr. Markéta Janebová, tel: +420 58563 3131, email: marketa.janebova@upol.cz

CEEPUSInter-American studies: dr. Mathew Sweney, tel: +420 58563 3131,  email: matthew.sweney@upol.cz

CEEPUS: e-bologna translation studies: dr. Veronika Prágerová, tel: +420 58563 3215, email: veronika.pragerova@upol.cz


More information about the present-state KAA can be found in the remaining sections of this website. If you are a prospective student from abroad and want to learn about studying at KAA you can visit the section Prospective Foreign Students. The section Study Programme is primarily intended for current KAA studentsAcademics and researchers will probably find useful information in sections Department Members and Academics and Research. The section Party Zone gives a chance to feel the great spirit of KAA.


Kilgray Academic Programme

Translation and Interpreting Section of the Department of English and American Studies is a proud member of Kilgray Translation Technologies Academic Programme.

The Kilgray company kindly supports our institution by providing licences of MemoQ Translator Pro and MemoQ Server translation software, free of charge. The software tools are used in Computer Aided Translation courses for students to receive hands-on-training in real life translation project scenarios.

Thanks Kilgray!


České překlady partnerem KAA při realizaci praxí

Jazyková agentura České překlady je již od roku 2008 partnerem Katedry anglistiky a amerikanistiky při realizaci mentorovaných studentských praxí pro studenty oboru Angličtina se zaměřením na tlumočení a překlad.



Memsource Cloud made freely available to students

Translation and interpreting students of the Department of English and American Studies have now access to the latest generation of translation technology tools.

The Memsource Technologies company kindly supports our institution by giving access to their cloud-based service Memsource Cloud, free of charge. Their on-line service is used in Computer Aided Translation courses for students to receive hands-on-training in real life translation project scenarios.

Thanks Memsource!


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