Honorary Doctorates conferred by MU

 

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Peter Demetz (United States of America)
Proposer: Faculty of Arts
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 26. 11. 2014
Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann (United States of America)
Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archeology at Princeton University
Proposer: Faculty of Arts
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art history conferred on: 12. 11. 2013
Josef Dadok (Czech Republic)
Professor Emeritus, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Proposer: Faculty of Science
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 23. 1. 2013
Vassilios Skouris (Hellenic Republic)
President of The Court of Justice of the European Union
Proposer: Faculty of Law
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in juridical sciences conferred on: 10. 5. 2010
Kary Banks Mullis (United States of America)
Nobel Prize winning molecular biologist and chemist
Proposer: Faculty of Medicine
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 5. 5. 2010
Javier Esparza (Kingdom of Spain)
Professor of Informatics, Technische Universitat Munchen
Proposer: Faculty of Informatics
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in informatics conferred on: 23. 10. 2009
Jean-Paul Costa (French Republic)
Pesident of the European Court of the Human Rights
Proposer: Faculty of Law
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in justice conferred on: 23. 10. 2009
Joachim Jens Hesse (Federal Republic of Germany)
Professor of Administrative Science and Public Policy and Director of the International Institute for Comparative Government and European Policy, Berlin
Proposer: Faculty of Social Studies
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in social sciences conferred on: 11. 4. 2008
Stein Ringen (Federal Republic of Germany)
Professor of Sociology and Social Policy, Oxford University
Proposer: Faculty of Social Studies
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in social sciences conferred on: 11. 4. 2008
Lumír Ondřej Hanuš (State of Israel)
Professor, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Proposer: Faculty of Medicine
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 12. 4. 2007
Peter Newmark (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Emeritus professor of University of Surrey
Proposer: Faculty of Arts
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 12. 4. 2007
Virend Kristen Somers (United States of America)
Professor of Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Proposer: Faculty of Medicine
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 12. 4. 2007
Patrick Craig Walsh (United States of America)
Professor of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore
Proposer: Faculty of Medicine
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 31. 1. 2007
Thomas Winkelbauer (Republic of Austria)
Professor of Vienna University
Proposer: Faculty of Arts
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in historical sciences conferred on: 24. 5. 2006
Alexander Schirger (United States of America)
Professor of Mayo Clinic in Minnesota
Proposer: Faculty of Medicine
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 31. 10. 2005
Emeritus professor of University of Toronto
Proposer: Faculty of Arts
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 5. 10. 2005
Jean-Marie Lehn (French Republic)
Significant chemist, awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1987, Professor at Louis Pasteuer University in Strasbourg and at Collège de France in Paris
Proposer: Faculty of Science
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 27. 6. 2005
Ota Weinberger (Republic of Austria)
Lawyer, Emeritus Professor of Karl-Franzens-University of Graz
Proposer: Faculty of Law
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in juridical sciences conferred on: 29. 9. 2004
Vladimír Čermák (Czech Republic)
Lawyer, philosopher, political scientist, Emeritus Professor of MU and Emeritus Judge of The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic
Proposer: Faculty of Social Studies
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in social sciences conferred on: 29. 9. 2004 (in memoriam)
Andrew Steiner (United States of America)
Remarkable architect of Brno functionalism
Proposer: Faculty of Arts
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 13. 7. 2004
Dines BjOrner (Kingdom of Denmark)
Professor of Technical University of Denmark in Lyngby
Proposer: Faculty of Informatics
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in informatics conferred on: 11. 6. 2004
Josef Michl (United States of America)
Professor of Colorado University at Boulder
Proposer: Faculty of Science
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 11. 6. 2004
Francisco J. Ayala (United States of America)
Professor of California University in Irvin
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 18. 9. 2003
Herwig Friesinger (Republic of Austria)
Professor of Vienna University
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in historical sciences conferred on: 11. 12. 2002
John Tyrrell (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Professor of Cardiff University
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 30. 5. 2002
Manuel Cardona (Federal Republic of Germany)
Emeritus director of Max Planck Institute in Stuttgart
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in physical and mathematical sciences conferred on: 30. 5. 2002
Jaroslav Kurzweil (Czech Republic)
Mathematical Institute ASCR
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in physical and mathematical sciences conferred on: 16. 11. 2001
Petr Spielmann (Federal Republic of Germany)
Emeritus director of Museum of Fine Arts in Bohum
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 28. 3. 2001
Alfred Bader (United States of America)
Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, USA
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 12. 6. 2000
Theophil Antonicek (Republic of Austria)
Vienna University
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 12. 6. 2000
Karel Husa (United States of America)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 11. 5. 2000
Franz Halberg (United States of America)
Minnesota University
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 28. 4. 2000
Thomas Kenner (Republic of Austria)
Physiological Institute in Gratz
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 28. 4. 2000
Charles Bennett (United States of America)
IBM Center in Yorktown Heights
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in informatics conferred on: 12. 11. 1999
Niklaus Wirth (Swiss Confederation)
Federal Technological Institute in Zurich
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in informatics conferred on: 12. 11. 1999
Luboš Perek (Czech Republic)
Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Astronomy - astronomer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in physical sciences conferred on: 2. 9. 1999
Josef Brožek (United States of America)
School of Public Health in Minneapolis, University of Pensylvania - biologist, psychologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 28. 5. 1999
Stanislav Vepřek (Swiss Confederation)
Institute of Chemistry of Inorganic Materials in Munich - physicist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in physical sciences conferred on: 28. 5. 1999
Dušan Soudek (United States of America)
Qeen's University in Kingston - biologist (cell. and mol. biol.)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 15. 1. 1999
Miroslav Hill (French Republic)
Insitute of Cancer and Immunogenetics in Villejiuf - biologist (cell and mol. biol.)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 15. 1. 1999
Jean-Pierre Vernant (French Republic)
College de France - philosopher
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophical studies conferred on: 2. 10. 1998
Roger Scruton (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Boston University, Birkebeck College - aesthetist, politologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophical studies conferred on: 2. 10. 1998
Alois Jedlička (Czech Republic)
Charles University in Prague - Bohemist and Slavonist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 26. 3. 1998
Jan Svartvik (Swiss Confederation)
University in Lund - Anglicist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 26. 3. 1998
Frank Alois Pitelka (United States of America)
University of California - biologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 6. 11. 1997
Miroslav Dave Poulik (United States of America)
University and Research Institute USA - imunologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 5. 6. 1997
Antonín Tučapský (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Chorus-master, composer and pedagogue
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 7. 11. 1996
Rolf Ryssdal (Kingdom of Norway)
Lawyer, chairman of the European Court for Human Rights
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in juridical sciences conferred on: 20. 3. 1996
Donald E. Knuth (United States of America)
Standford University - computer scientist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in mathematical sciences conferred on: 7. 3. 1996
Thomas Winner (United States of America)
Boston University - literary scientist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 17. 11. 1995
Hans Heinrich Eggebrecht (Federal Republic of Germany)
University of Freiburg in Breisgau - musicologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 29. 5. 1995
Josef Svoboda (Canada)
Toronto University - ecologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 29. 5. 1995
Václav Havel (Czech Republic)
President of the Czechoslovak Republic
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophical studies conferred on: 23. 3. 1995
Jiří Král (Czech Republic)
Charles University, Faculty of Medicine - medical doctor - founder of sports medicine
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 14. 3. 1995
Herbert Roesky (Federal Republic of Germany)
Institut fuer Anorganische Chemie der Georg August Universität, Göttingen - chemist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 16. 12. 1994
Walter Bodmer (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Imeriao Cancer Research Fund London, head of European HUGO Council - geneticist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 16. 12. 1994
Charles Mackerras (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Conductor
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 27. 5. 1994
Otakar Borůvka (Czech Republic)
MU Faculty of Science - mathematician
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in mathematical sciences conferred on: 10. 5. 1994
Vladimír Klokočka (Czech Republic)
MU Faculty of Science - lawyer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in juridical sciences conferred on: 18. 10. 1993
Hynek Bulín (Czech Republic)
MU Faculty of Science - lawyer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in juridical sciences conferred on: 6. 1. 1993
Ivan Gaďourek (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
University of Groningen - sociologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in sociological sciences conferred on: 29. 4. 1992
Josef Veselka (Czech Republic)
Chorus-master
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 6. 3. 1992
Miloš Novotný (United States of America)
Indiana University in Bloomington - chemist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 7. 2. 1992
Writer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 29. 10. 1991
Jan Navrátil (Czech Republic)
MU Faculty of Medicine - Vienna University, Faculty of Medicine - cardiologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 20. 9. 1991
Rudolf Firkušný (United States of America)
Piano virtuoso
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in musical science conferred on: 20. 9. 1991
Josef Šafařík (Czech Republic)
Philosopher
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophical studies conferred on: 5. 6. 1991
Josef Vachek (Czech Republic)
MU Faculty of Arts, Charles University - Anglicist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 5. 6. 1991
Mojmír Povolný (Czech Republic)
Lawrence University in Appleton - politologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in juridical sciences conferred on: 2. 5. 1991
Vlastimil Chalupa (United States of America)
Czechoslovak National American Council - politologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in juridical sciences conferred on: 2. 5. 1991
Petr Černý (Canada)
Manitoba University Winnipeg - geologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in geological sciences conferred on: 19. 4. 1991
Jiří Nehněvajsa (United States of America)
Pittsburgh University - sociologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in sociology conferred on: 29. 11. 1990
Ludvík Kundera (Czech Republic)
Writer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 14. 11. 1990
Paul L. Garvin (United States of America)
New York State University in Buffalo - linguistician
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 14. 11. 1990
Henry Kučera (United States of America)
Brown University - philologist (Slavonist)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 6. 6. 1990
Josef Říman (Czech Republic)
Chairman of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences - biochemist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 29. 1. 1988
Olga Danilovna Mitrofanová (The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
A. S. Puškin Institute of Russian Language in Moscow - philologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 25. 8. 1982
Alexander Naumovič Frumkin (The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
Academy of Sciences, Institute of Electrochemistry - electrochemist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 6. 12. 1972
Albert Claude (Kingdom of Belgium)
Université Libre in Brussels, Cytological Laboratories - medical doctor (cytologist)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 25. 9. 1970
Guy Henri (French Republic)
Asiles John Bost in La Force, Dordogne - medical doctor (internal medicine)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 25. 9. 1970
Alexander Gennadijevič Kuroš (The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
Lomonosov University in Moscow - mathematician
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in mathematical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Arnost Wiesner (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
University of Liverpool - architect
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Erich Schenk (Republic of Austria)
Vienna University, Philosophical Faculty - musicologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Erich Thilo (German Democratic Republic)
Humboldt University in Berlin - chemist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Ewa Maleczyńska (Republic of Poland)
University of Wroclav, Philosophical Faculty - historian
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in historical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Frank Wollman (Czech Republic)
J.E. Purkyně University, Philosophical Faculty - Janáček Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in Brno - Slavonist (history of Slavonic literature)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969 (in memoriam)
Giovanni Sansone (Italian Republic)
University of Florence - mathematician
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in mathematical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Hans Selye (Canada)
French University in Montreal - medical doctor (surgeon)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Hyacinth Brabant (Kingdom of Belgium)
University of Brussels, Institute of Dentistry - medical doctor
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Jan Szczepański (Republic of Poland)
Academy of Sciences of Poland, Institute of Sociology - sociologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in sociological sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Jules François (Kingdom of Belgium)
Gent University - medical doctor (optician)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Leiv Kreyberg (Kingdom of Norway)
University in Oslo - medical doctor (pathologist)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Vilém Laufberger (Czech Republic)
MU Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences - medical doctor (physiologist)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Bohuslav Havránek (Czech Republic)
MU Faculty of Arts, Charles University - philologist (Slavonist)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 15. 8. 1968
Roman Jakobson (United States of America)
MU Faculty of Arts, Harvard University in Cambridge - Slavonist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 15. 8. 1968
Olav Brennhovd (Federal Republic of Germany)
House of Fridtjof Nansen in Göttingen - humanitarian activities
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 3. 7. 1968
Hans Karl Stubbe (German Democratic Republic)
German Academy of Agricultural Sciences - geneticist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 27. 10. 1965
Nikolaj Petrovič Dubinin (The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
Academy of Sciences of the USSR - geneticist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 27. 10. 1965
Ralph Graystone Walter Wyckoff (United States of America)
National Health Institute in Washington - biophysicist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 12. 10. 1948
Karel Hrdina (Czech Republic)
Ministry of Education - classical philologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 25. 6. 1948
Jan Masaryk (Czech Republic)
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czechoslovak Republic
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 20. 1. 1948
Jevgenij Viktorovič Tarle (The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
Leningrad University - historian
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 9. 6. 1947
František Weyr (Czech Republic)
MU Faculty of Science - lawyer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in justice conferred on: 21. 4. 1947
Karel Engliš (Czech Republic)
MU Faculty of Law, Charles University - lawyer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in justice conferred on: 21. 4. 1947
Gerhard van der Leeuw (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
University of Groningen - religionist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 18. 11. 1946
Bohumil Kužma (Czech Republic)
MU Faculty of Science - chemist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 14. 6. 1939
Emil Bayer (Czech Republic)
University of Agriculture in Brno - zoologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 14. 6. 1939
František Táborský (Czech Republic)
Writer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 3. 6. 1938
Bohumil Němec (Czech Republic)
Charles University, Faculty of Science - botanist (anatomy and physiology of plants)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 14. 5. 1938
Karel Petr (Czech Republic)
Charles University, Faculty of Science - mathematician
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 14. 5. 1938
Edvard Beneš (Czech Republic)
President of the Czechoslovak Republic
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 16. 3. 1937
Josef Suk (Czech Republic)
Prague State Conservatory - composer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 9. 12. 1933
Max Švabinský (Czech Republic)
Academy of Fine Arts in Prague - painter
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 9. 12. 1933
Jan Bašta (Czech Republic)
Ministry of Railways - railway engineer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 17. 1. 1933
Tadeusz Zieliński (Republic of Poland)
University of Warsaw - classical philologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 25. 5. 1930
Karel Chodounský (Czech Republic)
MU Faculty of Medicine, Charles University - pharmacologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 2. 3. 1929
Aleš Hrdlička (United States of America)
Committee of Washington Museum - anthropologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 8. 2. 1929 (sent)
Josef Zubatý (Czech Republic)
Charles University, Philosophical Faculty - president of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Fine Arts - philologist (indiology)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 28. 4. 1928
František Vejdovský (Czech Republic)
Charles University, Philosophical Faculty - zoologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 18. 11. 1926
Jaroslav Goll (Czech Republic)
Charles University, Philosophical Faculty - historian
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 14. 7. 1926
Leoš Janáček (Czech Republic)
Composer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 28. 1. 1925