Honorary Doctorates conferred by MU

 

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Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archeology at Princeton University
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art history conferred on: 12. 11. 2013
Professor Emeritus, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 23. 1. 2013
President of The Court of Justice of the European Union
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in juridical sciences conferred on: 10. 5. 2010
Nobel Prize winning molecular biologist and chemist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 5. 5. 2010
Professor of Informatics, Technische Universitat Munchen
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in informatics conferred on: 23. 10. 2009
Pesident of the European Court of the Human Rights
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in justice conferred on: 23. 10. 2009
Professor of Administrative Science and Public Policy and Director of the International Institute for Comparative Government and European Policy, Berlin
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in social sciences conferred on: 11. 4. 2008
Stein Ringen (Germany)
Professor of Sociology and Social Policy, Oxford University
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in social sciences conferred on: 11. 4. 2008
Professor of Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 12. 4. 2007
Professor, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 12. 4. 2007
Peter Newmark (Great Britain)
Emeritus professor of University of Surrey
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 12. 4. 2007
Professor of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore
Proposer: Faculty of Medicine
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 31. 1. 2007
Professor of Vienna University
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in historical sciences conferred on: 24. 5. 2006
Professor of Mayo Clinic in Minnesota
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 31. 10. 2005
Emeritus professor of University of Toronto
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 5. 10. 2005
Significant chemist, awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1987, Professor at Louis Pasteuer University in Strasbourg and at Coll ge de France in Paris
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 27. 6. 2005
Lawyer, philosopher, political scientist, Emeritus Professor of MU and Emeritus Judge of The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in social sciences conferred on: 29. 9. 2004 (in memoriam)
Ota Weinberger (Austria)
Lawyer, Emeritus Professor of Karl-Franzens-University of Graz
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in juridical sciences conferred on: 29. 9. 2004
Remarkable architect of Brno functionalism
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 13. 7. 2004
Dines Bjørner (Denmark)
Professor of Technical University of Denmark in Lyngby
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in informatics conferred on: 11. 6. 2004
Professor of Colorado University at Boulder
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 11. 6. 2004
Professor of California University in Irvin
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 18. 9. 2003
Professor of Vienna University
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in historical sciences conferred on: 11. 12. 2002
Manuel Cardona (Germany)
Emeritus director of Max Planck Institute in Stuttgart
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in physical and mathematical sciences conferred on: 30. 5. 2002
John Tyrrell (Great Britain)
Professor of Cardiff University
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 30. 5. 2002
Mathematical Institute ASCR
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in physical and mathematical sciences conferred on: 16. 11. 2001
Petr Spielmann (Germany)
Emeritus director of Museum of Fine Arts in Bohum
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 28. 3. 2001
Vienna University
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 12. 6. 2000
Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, USA
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 12. 6. 2000
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 11. 5. 2000
Minnesota University
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 28. 4. 2000
Thomas Kenner (Austria)
Physiological Institute in Gratz
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 28. 4. 2000
IBM Center in Yorktown Heights
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in informatics conferred on: 12. 11. 1999
Niklaus Wirth (Switzerland)
Federal Technological Institute in Zurich
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in informatics conferred on: 12. 11. 1999
Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Astronomy - astronomer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in physical sciences conferred on: 2. 9. 1999
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 (Switzerland)
Institute of Chemistry of Inorganic Materials in Munich - physicist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in physical sciences conferred on: 28. 5. 1999
Miroslav Hill (France)
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
Qeen's University in Kingston - biologist (cell. and mol. biol.)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 15. 1. 1999
Roger Scruton (Great Britain)
Boston University, Birkebeck College - aesthetist, politologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophical studies conferred on: 2. 10. 1998
College de France - philosopher
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophical studies conferred on: 2. 10. 1998
Charles University in Prague - Bohemist and Slavonist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 26. 3. 1998
Jan Svartvik (Switzerland)
University in Lund - Anglicist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 26. 3. 1998
University of California - biologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 6. 11. 1997
University and Research Institute USA - imunologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 5. 6. 1997
Antonín Tučapský (Great Britain)
Chorus-master, composer and pedagogue
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 7. 11. 1996
Rolf Ryssdal (Norway)
Lawyer, chairman of the European Court for Human Rights
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in juridical sciences conferred on: 20. 3. 1996
Standford University - computer scientist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in mathematical sciences conferred on: 7. 3. 1996
Boston University - literary scientist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 17. 11. 1995
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
President of the Czechoslovak Republic
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophical studies conferred on: 23. 3. 1995
Charles University, Faculty of Medicine - medical doctor - founder of sports medicine
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 14. 3. 1995
Walter Bodmer (Great Britain)
Imeriao Cancer Research Fund London, head of European HUGO Council - geneticist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 16. 12. 1994
Herbert Roesky (Germany)
Institut fuer Anorganische Chemie der Georg August Universität, Göttingen - chemist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 16. 12. 1994
Charles Mackerras (Great Britain)
Conductor
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 27. 5. 1994
MU Faculty of Science - mathematician
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in mathematical sciences conferred on: 10. 5. 1994
MU Faculty of Science - lawyer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in juridical sciences conferred on: 18. 10. 1993
MU Faculty of Science - lawyer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in juridical sciences conferred on: 6. 1. 1993
Ivan Gaďourek (The Nederlands)
University of Groningen - sociologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in sociological sciences conferred on: 29. 4. 1992
Chorus-master
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 6. 3. 1992
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
Piano virtuoso
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in musical science conferred on: 20. 9. 1991
MU Faculty of Medicine - Vienna University, Faculty of Medicine - cardiologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 20. 9. 1991
Philosopher
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophical studies conferred on: 5. 6. 1991
MU Faculty of Arts, Charles University - Anglicist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 5. 6. 1991
Czechoslovak National American Council - politologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in juridical sciences conferred on: 2. 5. 1991
Lawrence University in Appleton - 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
Pittsburgh University - sociologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in sociology conferred on: 29. 11. 1990
New York State University in Buffalo - linguistician
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 14. 11. 1990
Writer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 14. 11. 1990
Brown University - philologist (Slavonist)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 6. 6. 1990
Chairman of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences - biochemist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 29. 1. 1988
A. S. Puškin Institute of Russian Language in Moscow - philologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 25. 8. 1982
Academy of Sciences, Institute of Electrochemistry - electrochemist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 6. 12. 1972
Albert Claude (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 (France)
Asiles John Bost in La Force, Dordogne - medical doctor (internal medicine)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 25. 9. 1970
University of Brussels, Institute of Dentistry - medical doctor
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Jules François (Belgium)
Gent University - medical doctor (optician)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Leiv Kreyberg (Norway)
University in Oslo - medical doctor (pathologist)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Lomonosov University in Moscow - mathematician
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in mathematical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
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
University of Wroclav, Philosophical Faculty - historian
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in historical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
University of Florence - mathematician
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in mathematical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Erich Schenk (Austria)
Vienna University, Philosophical Faculty - musicologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art 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
Academy of Sciences of Poland, Institute of Sociology - sociologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in sociological sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Humboldt University in Berlin - chemist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in chemical sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
Arnost Wiesner (Great Britain)
University of Liverpool - architect
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in art sciences conferred on: 21. 5. 1969
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)
MU Faculty of Arts, Charles University - philologist (Slavonist)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 15. 8. 1968
MU Faculty of Arts, Harvard University in Cambridge - Slavonist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philological sciences conferred on: 15. 8. 1968
Olav Brennhovd (Germany)
House of Fridtjof Nansen in Göttingen - humanitarian activities
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 3. 7. 1968
Academy of Sciences of the USSR - geneticist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 27. 10. 1965
German Academy of Agricultural Sciences - geneticist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in biological sciences conferred on: 27. 10. 1965
National Health Institute in Washington - biophysicist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 12. 10. 1948
Ministry of Education - classical philologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 25. 6. 1948
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czechoslovak Republic
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 20. 1. 1948
Leningrad University - historian
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 9. 6. 1947
MU Faculty of Law, Charles University - lawyer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in justice conferred on: 21. 4. 1947
MU Faculty of Science - lawyer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in justice conferred on: 21. 4. 1947
Gerhard van der Leeuw (The Nederlands)
University of Groningen - religionist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 18. 11. 1946
University of Agriculture in Brno - zoologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 14. 6. 1939
MU Faculty of Science - chemist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 14. 6. 1939
Writer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 3. 6. 1938
Charles University, Faculty of Science - botanist (anatomy and physiology of plants)
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 14. 5. 1938
Charles University, Faculty of Science - mathematician
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 14. 5. 1938
President of the Czechoslovak Republic
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 16. 3. 1937
Prague State Conservatory - composer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 9. 12. 1933
Academy of Fine Arts in Prague - painter
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 9. 12. 1933
Ministry of Railways - railway engineer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 17. 1. 1933
University of Warsaw - classical philologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 25. 5. 1930
MU Faculty of Medicine, Charles University - pharmacologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in medical sciences conferred on: 2. 3. 1929
Committee of Washington Museum - anthropologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 8. 2. 1929 (sent)
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
Charles University, Philosophical Faculty - zoologist
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in natural science conferred on: 18. 11. 1926
Charles University, Philosophical Faculty - historian
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 14. 7. 1926
Composer
Honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) in philosophy conferred on: 28. 1. 1925