Prof. Jiřina JÍLKOVÁ

Personal information    
First name(s) / Surname(s)     Jiřina JÍLKOVÁ
Address(es)    Dědinova 2012, 148 00 Praha 4, Czech Republic
Telephone(s)    Mobile: +420 602 240 403


Nationality    Czech

Date of birth    13. 02.1956

Gender    female

Desired employment / Occupational field    expert
public policy, environmental and energy policy

Work experience

Occupation or position held

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2011 – now
Vice-Rector for Research
responsible for coordination and management of research and innovation activities
UJEP – J. E. Purkyne University in Usti nad Labem

Dates    1992 – now
Occupation or position held    assistant professor and professor
Main activities and responsibilities    teaching courses in environmental and public policy
Name and address of employer    University of Economics in Prague, W. Churchill sq. 4, 130 67 Prague
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1995 – now
expert, team leader, adviser
consulting projects in the field of environmental, climate, and regional policy
several Czech and international companies, government of the Czech Republic

Education and training    

Dates    1974 – 1982
Title of qualification awarded    Ing. (Master equivalent) and Dr. agr. (Ph.D. equivalent)
Principal subjects/occupational skills covered    agricultural science and economics
Name and type of organisation providing education and training    University of Rostock, Germany
Level in national or international classification

Personal skills and competences    

Mother tongue(s)    Czech

Other language(s)
Self-assessment        Understanding    Speaking    Writing
European level (*)        Listening    Reading    Spoken interaction    Spoken production
German            proficient user        proficient user        proficient user        proficient user        proficient user
English            proficient user        proficient user        independent user        independent user        independent user
(*) Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Social skills and competences    good communication skills, competence in developing human resources

Organisational skills and competences    leadership, competence to coordinate and motivate expert teams

Technical skills and competences    top expertise in environmental and public policy

Computer skills and competences    good command of Microsoft Office tools

Artistic skills and competences

Other skills and competences

Driving licence    yes

List of selected projects

2003 – now
organizational coordinator of  Czech-Austrian Energy Expert Group
(independent academic network focused and energy, environmental and climate policy, support by the Czech and Austrian Government)
The academic team provides independent expertise for the Czech and Austrian governments to specific issues of energy, climate and environmental policy.

2012  – 2014 (Czech Republic, IREAS centrum consulting company with Ecomonitor)
team leader
project Training of  public officials in the field of air protection in the Czech Republic
The project team should design a complex curriculum for the course Air Protection (80 teaching hours) and train 450 public officials.

2009 (Kyrgyzstan, UNDP)
expert – project Implementation of Waste Management Sustainable Development Principles in the Kyrgyz Republic
The task was to analyze the current system of waste management in Kyrgyzstan and to design an efficient municipal waste management system for Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan.

2007 – 2008 (Romania, Ministry of Environment and Water Management/AETS)
team leader – project Implementing an e-learning system within Ministry of Environment and Water Management, as Managing Authority for SOP Environment and within Regional Environmental Protection Agencies, as Intermediate Bodies”
The project team delivered a functioning e-learning system for education of public officials in the environment sector in Romania.

2006  (Bulgaria, Ministry of Environment /AETS)
expert – project Technical assistance for the preparation of the Sectoral Operational Programme “Environment” 2007 – 2013. assisting the future Managing authority in design of the OP fields of  interventions, quantification
The task was to advice the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment in the design of the Sectoral Operational Programme Environment 2007 – 2013.

2005 – 2006 (Czech Republic, Ministry of Environment)
expert and team leader – project Design of the Operational Programme Environment  2007 – 2013
The task of the team was to elaborate the analysis and SWOT of current situation, identify main problems  and to  design priority axes  for the Operational Programme Environment 2007 – 2013 Czech Republic.

List of Selected Publication

List of selected publications

Knápek, J. , Haas, R., Jílková, J.  et al. Energy for Sustainable Development II. CZ-AT-EEG 2010: Research Papers of the Czech-Austrian Energy Expert Group. Prague, Alfa 2010.

Slavíková, L. ,Kluvánková-Oravská, T. , Jílková, J. Bridging theories on environmental governance: Insights from free-market approaches and institutional ecological economics perspectives. Ecological Economics, 2010, roč. 69, č. 7, s. 1368–1372.

Pavel, J., Slavikova, S. et Jilkova, J. Ekonomické nástroje v politice životního prostředí: drahé daně a nízká účinnost. (Economic Instruments in the Environmental Policy – expensive taxes, low effectiveness) Ekonomický časopis, 2009, roč. 57, č. 2, s. 132–144. ISSN 0013-3035.

Jílková, J., Slavíková, L.: Ekonomie životního prostředí na rozcestí (Economics of the Environmental Protection on the Crossroad). Politická ekonomie, 57, 2009, č. 5, s. 660  – 676. ISSN 0032-3233

Speck, S.,  Jilkova, J.: Design of Environmental Tax Reforms in Europe
In: Carbon Energy Taxation. Lessons from Europe Edited by Mikael Skou Andersen and Paul Ekins.
New York, Oxford University Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0-19-957068-3

Slavíková, L., Jilkova, J. Implementing the Public Participation Principle into Water management in the Czech Republic: A Critical Analysis. Regional Studies [online], 2011, roč. 45, č. 4, s. 545–557. ISSN 0034-3404. URL:

Jílková, J., Pělucha, M.: Innovationspolitik in der Tschechischen Republik.In: Innovationen. Was kann Deutschland von anderen lernen?  Marburg : Schüren, 2007. 18 s.