Michal Malacka

JUDr. Mag. iur. Michal Malacka, Ph.D., MBA, is a senior lecturer in private international law.

Contact: michal.malacka@upol.cz

Education and professional experience

Michal Malacka is a graduate of Faculty of Law, Palacký University Olomouc, he completed his studies in 1998. In the same year he finished a basic course of European Union Law at the Karl-Franzens University in Graz. In 1999 he completed the Washington Public Policy Leadership Institute in USA and also became the Vice-dean for Foreign Affairs at the Faculty of Law, Palacký University Olomouc. In 2000 he served as a mediator at the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Zürich. In the same year he received the title JUDr. at the Faculty of Law, Masaryk University in Brno and started teaching courses on international private law at the Faculty of Law, UP.  In 2001 at the age of 28 he was elected and appointed the Dean of the Faculty of Law. After finishing his PhD. studies in the field of European Union studies at the Faculty of Arts, UP he obtained the MBA title at the PIBS in Prague in 2008. Since 2007 he has also been active as an arbitrator at The Arbitration Court of Czech Chamber of Commerce and since 2009 at The Attorney Chamber of the Czech Republic. Since 2011 he has been a master lecturer of ICC in the Czech Republic. He acted as a member of the Security Board of Olomouc region and is also authorized by the Ministry of the Interior of the CR to lecture courses on professional qualification in the state administrative and for the leading staff of the state administration. In the period 2008–2014 Michal served as a Vice-rector for Foreign Relations of Palacký University Olomouc and as a director of the Regional Authority of the Olomouc region in the period 2014–2015.

Research field and expertise

Michal focuses on private international law.

Main publications

Michal is a co-author of the monograph Phenomenon of international terrorism and Mediation – the reflection of actual trends.