Doc. RNDr. PhDr. Oldřich Hájek, Ph.D. Associate professor RNDr. PhDr. Oldřich Hájek, Ph.D. was awarded the degree of associate professor in the disciple of Regional and Social Development at the Faculty of Economics and Management of the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague. During his career, he worked in both the public and the private sectors. At the beginning of his professional life he was employed as an economic editor or a project manager. In the years 2007 – 2010 he was the head of the Sub-Department of Policies and Analyses at the Department of the Strategic Development of the Zlín Region. Since 2004 he has worked at the Department of Regional Development, Public Sector Administration and Law at the Faculty of Management and Economics of the Tomas Bata University in Zlín.
He guarantees the module European Union and EU funds within the Master of Public Administration programme which corresponds with the area of his long term research activities.

Mgr. Jiří Novosák, Ph.D. Mgr. Jiří Novosák, Ph.D. graduated from the doctoral degree programme of the Faculty of Science at the University of Ostrava in the subject area Environmental Geography. In his professional life, Dr. Novosák has worked mainly in the field of scientific research, as a researcher involved in several major projects and also in the area of higher education. Since 2006 he belongs among the academic staff of the Department of Regional Development, Public Sector Administration and Law at the Faculty of Management and Economics of the Tomas Bata University in Zlín.
He guarantees the module Dissertation thesis methodology consistently with his positions of researcher and creator of methodologies during his work on research projects funded by both the Czech Science Foundation and the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic.

Ing. Lenka Smékalová, Ph.D. Ing. Lenka Smékalová, Ph.D. was awarded the doctorate at the Faculty of Management and Economics at the Tomas Bata University in Zlín in the field of Economics and Management. Throughout her professional life, she worked mainly in the field of higher education, from 2012 as a lecturer of the Department of Regional Development, Public Sector Administration and Law at the Faculty of Management and Economics at the Tomas Bata University in Zlín.
She guarantees the module Public finances and budgets based on her long term scientific interest in the issues of public funding of regional development and entrepreneurship.

PhDr. Mgr. Petr Janíček PhDr. Mgr. Petr Janíček was awarded the degree of doctor at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of St. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava in the field of Public policy and public sector administration, his Master’s degree was awarded at the Palacký University Olomouc, Faculty of Law in the field of Law and Legal Science. Dr. Janíček has long been employed within the public sector administration, in the years 2011 – 2014 he was the director of the regional branch of Labour Office in Zlín, since 2014 he worked at the Tomas Bata University in Zlín.
He guarantees the module European Union law and public law which reflects both his education and his scientific interest in the issues of European Union cohesion policy and its impression in the area of employment.