Information in English

The International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Challenges for European Economy continues the long tradition of conferences held in the Czech Republic on topics related to Economic and Social Policy, Economic Policy in Transition Economies or in European Union Member Countries.

The Conference is intended for academics, scientists and other professionals in the field of Economics, but also e.g. Law, Political Science, Sociology, or International Relations. We regularly welcome famous personalities of the Czech economic scene, including the President of the Czech Republic, the Governor of the Czech National Bank, analysts and executives of commercial banks and major industrial companies.

Last year, Helena Horská, Chief Economist at Raiffeisenbank, and Jan Fidrmuc, advisor of the Institute for Strategy and Analysis (ISA), Government Office of the Slovak Republic were the keynote speaker of the conference. This year, Aleš Michl takes the words, one of the most famous Czech economist, together with Svatopluk Kapounek, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics of the Mendel University.

The Proceedings of the Conference will be covered by the Web of Science and SCOPUS. Selected papers will be included into the review process of the DANUBE, scientific journal indexed in SCOPUS, Erih PLUS, EconLit, EBSCO, ProQuest and others.

In 2019, the Conference is being held under the auspices of the PRIGO University together with the Silesian University in Opava in the picturesque mountain village of Čeladná, in the Čeladenka Hotel on September 3-5, 2019. Participants can register, submit papers and ask for more information in English at

The STYLE SHEET for the paper including all instructions for authors is available here.

We strongly support the participation of PhD students and junior researchers, especially those making their first steps in academic and scientific life, and we have prepared a special Junior Section for them. Supportive and friendly atmosphere is supposed here, and advices for future work instead of questions. In case of your interest in participating in this section, indicate the fact within your registration please.


Important dates:

Early bird registration (discounted fee of EUR 180): 29 March 2019
Standard registration (fee of EUR 200): 31 May 2019
Full paper submission: 8 July 2019
Double-blind review process: 8-26 July 2019
Payment: till 16 August 2019