Johannes Amos Comenius Programme


Operational programmes

About the programme

The European Commission approved the Johannes Amos Comenius Programme (P JAC) for the programming period 2021 - 2027 and built on the previous Operational Programme Research, Development and Education (OP RDE). 

The aim of the P JAC is to support the development of an open and educated society based on knowledge and skills, equal opportunities and developing of the potential of each individual, which will lead to the growth of the competitiveness of the Czech Republic and the improvement of living conditions of its inhabitants. The planned allocation of P JAC funds for 2021 – 2027 is approx. CZK 90 billion.

Proposed areas of support:


The priorities aim is the development of excellent capacities (both in the field of infrastructure and human resources, including the increase of the ability to use the potential of qualified women better), deepening the knowledge potential of entities in the Czech Republic, focusing on current and future societal challenges and the ability to build a basis for the future applicability of R&D results in practice that will serve everyone without distinction. 

The primary interventions of the P JAC include:

  • strengthening strategic innovative and R&D&I policy management competencies and supporting innovation ecosystems at the national and regional level,
  • strengthening the internationalization and development of the institutional environment of research organizations, supporting excellent research teams,
  • enhancing the cooperation between research organizations and the application sphere, strengthening the applicability of R&D&I results, and strengthening the orientation of research in research organizations towards areas with a high potential for applicability in practice,
  • maintaining the key infrastructure needed for excellent research.


The objective of education in the next decade is for an individual equipped with essential knowledge and skills who can make the most of their potential in a dynamically changing world for the benefit not only of their own development but for the use of the development of society.

The primary interventions of the P JAC include:

  • modernizing the objectives and content of education, including forms and methods of learning at all levels of the education system (i.e., from pre-school to tertiary and further education),
  • making the teaching profession more attractive through improving the quality of pregraduate education and supporting teachers at the beginning of their career and their further education and professional development,
  • ensuring just access to quality education and reducing segregation, inequalities, and the risk of excluding vulnerable groups from education.

Individual calls will precisely define specific project activities.

Further information

Call schedule

The call schedule for 2023 can be found here (czech only).

The current calls relevant for FF MU will be published in the News tab.


Ing. Kateřina Kramářová

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