Instructions from the Dean of HAMU on faculty operations from Monday 21.12.2020

Dear students, esteemed colleagues,

Based on the decision of the Government of the Czech Republic from 14.12.2020, universities in the Czech Republic are moving to the 4th level of the national PES system from Monday 21.12.2020.  For HAMU’s operations, from 21.12.2020 until 23.12.2020 this means the following:

a) all years of all fields of study and programmes: individual consultation with pedagogues of the main field in the format of at most 1 teacher, 1 student and, if necessary, 1 accompanist

b) preparation for individual consultation: in the format of at most 1 student and, if necessary, 1 accompanist. Students can only use the classrooms or practice rooms of their department. The departments will decide whether or not they will use the existing reservation systems on weekdays for individual consultations and for their preparation. To reserve the classrooms on Saturday and Sunday, the reservation system must be used or the corresponding secretariat of the departments must be informed of the reservation no later than by Friday at 12 p.m.

c) the teaching of theoretical subjects: remains in remote (online) format for all years. Teachers may use the faculty’s technical facilities for these lessons.

During their entire stay in the faculty buildings, the teachers and students are obliged to maintain all hygienic directives, in particular covering their mouth and nose (this does not apply to players of instruments and singers when performing), social distancing of at least 2 metres and regular disinfection of hands.


Other technical/organisational/administrative instructions:

The students’ access to the faculty for the purpose of individual consultations and preparation for these consultations is still possible from Monday 21.12 until Wednesday 23.12.2020 from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.

On Saturday 19.12.2020 and Sunday 20.12.2020, students will be able to access the faculty for the preparation of individual consultations in the period from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Access to the faculty is only possible through the gates at the Liechtenstein or Hartig palaces. The gate at Hartig palace will be closed on the weekend.

From Thursday 24.12.2020 until Sunday 3.1.2021, inclusive, the faculty will be CLOSED for students and their individual consultations, including preparation for them.

It is still the case that the Dean of the faculty has granted the Dean’s holiday for Monday 28.12 and Tuesday 29.12.2020.

The operation of administration will take place in office hours, which are set for Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with teams A and B continuing to alternate. Friday is home office. Communication by email or by phone is preferred. Any necessary personal consultation between the teachers and administrative staff will take place during the aforementioned office hours, solely on the basis of a prior appointment made by phone.

The Study Department will be accessible on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. by prior arrangement by email sent to or

Operation of HAMU library: Issue and return of loaned material, Mon to Thu from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., only after prior arrangement by phone; limited number of people present in library. Study rooms closed.

The operation of the faculty and administration adheres to the PES HAMU system.

Prof. Ivan Klánský, Dean of HAMU

16 December 2020

16. December 2020