Foreign Guests at CEVRO University

Vysoká škola CEVRO research focuses on topics from the field of political science, international relations, public administration, economics, political philosophy and law. It is conducted both within departments of the university and through its specialized research centers. Dozens of foreign scholars come to visit, attend international conferences and lecture both for students and public. 



  • Discussion with Gen Martin Herem, Commander of the Estonian Defense Forces and Gen Karel Řehka, Chief of the General Staff of the Czech Armed Forces: Defending Nato’s Eastern Flank: Challenges from Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine / May 31, 2023.
  • Prof. Václav Smil (University of Manitoba, Canada): Evropa, Amerika, Asie: kdo s koho? / May 22, 2023.
  • Prof. Dmitry Strovsky (Ariel University, Israel): Current political changes in Europe: problems, challenges, insights. What is the future? / April 11 – 15, 2023 / Block-taught course within EBP and PPE Programs.
  • Luke Harding (The Guardian ): Invasion: Russia’s Bloody War and Ukraine’s Fight for Survival / March 2, 2023.



  • Bruno Maçães (Hudson Institute, Portugal) and Jeremy Shapiro (European Council on Foreign Relations, Germany): THE US BETWEEN TRUMP AND TRUMP / November 8, 2022.
  • Matthew Goodwin (Rutherford College, University of Kent): Brexit, Britain and Boris: What next for the British Tories? / November 7, 2022.
  • Yaron Brook (Ayn Rand Institut, USA): Free Speech and the Battle for Western Culture / February 21, 2022.
  • Amb Robert O´Brien (USA): Ukraine, Taiwan and the New Era of Great Power Competition / May 25, 2023.
  • Deputy Secretary General of NATO Mircea Geoană (Romania): NATOs Evolving Role in Global Stability / March 28, 2022.



  • Francis Fukuyama (Standford University): Liberalism and its discontents / November 3, 2021.
  • Geopolitical strategist and analyst George Friedman (Geopolitical Futures): The Storm Before The Calm / May 11, 2021.



Vysoká škola CEVRO welcomes scholars from abroad to stay for several weeks or months and conduct research. Here is a sample of visiting scholars from past years:

  • Hilary Joyce BISHOP (Liverpoll John Moores University) / Erasmus Research Mobility / March 2023
  • Giandomenica BECCHIO (University of Torino): Classical liberalism and feminism in economics / September 2021
  • Alexandre MASSAUX (University of Toulon, France) September 2018—Ph.D. Research Scholarship
  • Adela Dean (Duke University, USA) January – June 2018—PhD. Research Grant
  • Ryan Khurana (University of Manchester, UK) November 2017 – March 2018—Research Scholarship
  • Stephen K. Baskerville (Patrick Henry College, USA) April 2016—Fulbright Scholar
  • Alexamder Butiseaca, Bogdan Glavan (Romanian American University, Bucharest, Romania) June 2015—Erasmus+ STAFF MOBILITY FOR TRAINING
  • Peter Boettke (George Mason University, USA) March 2011—Fulbright Scholar
  • Valeria Gidiu (Babes Bolyai University Cluj Napoca, Romania) / October 2010—February 2011



The Workshop in Politcs, and Security was established to encourage and explore the latest research at the intersection of these disciplines by scholars from across the social sciences and humanities:


2021 – 2022:

  • JAKUB STŘEŠTÍK / April 27, 2022 / New Business Opportunities
  • Jana Pattynová, Pierstone / April 20, 2022 / The Legal and ethical aspects of new technologies
  • LTC Otakar Foltýn / March 15, 2022 / The Hybrid Warfare and Ukraine
  • AMNON DANZIG (Israel)/ November 23, 2021 / The Value Creation Mindset – Strategy, Corporate Finance and Management
  • HIWA OSMAN / November 18, 2021 5pm / Iraq after Elections: Between Resilient Status Quo and Drivers of Change
  • Gilles Kepel / October 11, 202 / Taliban’s Victory in Afghanistan: Impacts of US Withdrawal on European and Global Security


2020 – 2021:

  • Randall G. Holcombe (Florida State University): Contractarian Ideology and the Legitimacy of Government / November 4
  • Antony Peter Mueller (Federal University UFS, Brazil): The Great Reset and the Fourth Industrial Revolution / November 10
  • Petr Gandalovič (OECD): New Challenges for Developed Countries / November 11
  • Peter G. Klein (Bylor Unviversity): The Economics of Data Privacy / November 16
  • Rok Novak (CEVROPPE/TexasTech University): Order Beyond Equilibrium: Ludwig Lachmann’s Narrow Path Between Seemingly Irreconcilable Traditions / November 24
  • Andrew Kenneth Day (Northwestern University): Two Affects of Liberty?: Thomas Hobbes and the Making of Liberalism / November 30
  • Monika MacDonagh–Pajerová (Vysoká škola CEVRO): How Can We Defend Freedom and Democracy Today? / December 7
  • Jaroslav Kurfurst (Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs): Belarus, Geopolitics and Hybrid Wars / December 14
  • David Friedman (Santa Clara University): Legal Systems That Were Private and Decentralized / December 17
  • Peter Boettke (George Mason University): The Struggle for a Better World / March 18
  • Marian Tupy (CATO Institute): Ten Global Trends / March 23
  • Cameron Munter (US diplomat): Making Sense of the Intellectual Divide in American Politics / April 12
  • Erwin Dekker (University of Amsterdam): Tinbergen’s Theory of Economic Policymaking / April 26


2019 – 2020:

  • Antony Peter Mueller (Federal University UFS in Brazil): Is Cultural Marxism America’s New Mainline Ideology? / October 9
  • Tuvia Tenenbom (Jewish Theater of New York): Are the British going crazy, or Europe? / October 29
  • Peter Doran (Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA): NATO Cohesive and Combatable: Myth or Reality? NATO in light of the Turkish invasion of Syria / October 31
  • Yaron Brook (Ayn Rand Institute): Who is Ayn Rand, and why is she relevant for you? / November 18
  • Erhan Doğan (Marmara University): Turkey-EU Relations: Never Ending Story? / January 30
  • Shmuel Bar (Stanford University): How Do the World Powers, Regional Armies and Proxy Terrorist Organisations Shape the 21st Century Middle East? / February 20
  • David Friedman (Santa Clara University): Legal Systems Very Different From Our Own / March 14
  • Tom Palmer (Cato Institute): For Our Freedom and Yours: How to Realize Your Own Freedom by Loving the Freedom of Others / April 7
  • Peter Klein (Baylor University): ur CV19 Catastrophe Impulses: The Sublime and the Not So Beautiful / April 14
  • Peter Boettke (George Mason University): Mises and Rand and the 20th Century — Lessons for the 21st century / May 7
  • Adam Martin (TexasTech University): The subjectivist‑contrarian position / May 27