Information Provided Pursuant to Act No. 106/1999 Coll.

Information provided pursuant to the act No. 106/1999 Coll.

Institute Title

ÚSTAV INFORMATIKY AV ČR, v.v.i., given at the public research institution register

Institute Foundation and Relevant Acts

The Institute has been established by the resolution of the seventy first session of the Presidium of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (hereinafter the "CSAS") held on 26 November 1974 effective from 1 July 1975, under the name the Central Computing Centre of the CSAS. Under section 18 of Act No . 283/1992 Coll., the Institute became an entity within the Czech Academy of Sciences as of 31 December 1992. By the resolution of the eighteenth session of the Academy Council of the Czech Academy of Sciences held on 2 June 1998, it was renamed the Institute of Computer Science of the Czech Academy of Sciences as of 1 July 1998. Under Act No . 341/2005 Coll. , the legal status of the Institute of Computer Science of the Czech Academy of Sciences was transformed from a state contributory organisation into a public research institution (abbreviated in Czech as "v. v. i. ") from 1 January 2007.

The founder according to Act No. 341/2005 Coll. is the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

The purpose for which the ICS has been established is to carry out scientific research in the field of computer science, to contribute to the utilisation of its research results, and to provide a research infrastructure.


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Contacts and Post Address

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Method of possible payment for providing information

Bank transfer:

Bank: Raiffeisenbank a.s.

Account owner: ÚSTAV INFORMATIKY AV ČR, v.v.i.

Account number: 7915438002/5500


IBAN: CZ30 5500 0000 0079 1543 8002

Identification number

IČO: 67985807

Value Added Tax Number

VAT: CZ67985807

Foundation Deed

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Annual Reports and Buggets

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The institute does not provie any licences.

Relevant Acts

Internal Acts:

  • Gender Equality Policy of the ICS CAS:

    Based on approaches in developed EU countries and the context of the Government's Gender Equality Strategy for 2021-2030 (Strategy 21+), it has been confirmed that anti-discrimination principles increase the competitiveness of the countries. These principles are essential for development itself as well as attracting and retaining talented employees regardless of age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, nationality or country of origin (see the Gender Equality Policy of the ICS CAS, Attachement 2023).

  • Whistleblowing

External Acts:

Requests for Information

Requests for information pursuant to Act No. 106/1999 Coll., on Free Access to Information can be submitted electronically or in writing to the contacts.

A request shall clearly identify the legally bound person it is addressed to, and that the applicant seeks information under this Act. In their request, a natural person shall state their first name, surname, date of birth, permanent address or, if they have no permanent residence, residential address, and an address for correspondence, should it differ from the permanent address or residence. A legal person shall state their name, identification number, address of their registered office and an address for correspondence, if it differs from the address of its registered office. An electronic address shall also be considered an address for correspondence.

Schedule of fees for providing information

The Institute is entitled to request reimbursement of the costs of acquiring information according to the Schedule of Fees for providing information under Act No. 106/1999 Coll., on Free Access to Information, as amended.

Other Inquiries and Requests

Requests, complaints, suggestions, or other inquiries may be submitted to


  1. Appeals:

    The decision of the legally bound entity may be appealed in writing within 15 days from the date of delivery of the decision. The appeal shall be delivered to the legally bound entity that issued the decision, i.e. the institute. Within 15 days of the date of receipt of the appeal, the legally bound entity shall submit the appeal together with a related document file to their superior authority.

  2. Complaint Challenging Processing of a Request for Information:

    The applicant may, if the legal grounds are met, lodge a complaint against the procedure for dealing with a request for information, in particular if they have not been issued with a decision on the refusal of the request within 15 days of the date of receipt of the request by the Institute, or have not been provided with information at all or only partially, without a decision on the refusal being issued for the remainder of the request. The complaint may be lodged in writing at the above contacts within 30 days from the date of receipt of the notification on the processing of the request, or from the date of expiry of the time limit for the provision of information, or from the date of expiry of the time limit for the decision pursuant to Section 15(3), or from the date of expiry of the time limit for the processing of the request for information set out in the decision pursuant to Section 16a(6)(b).

    The superior authority shall decide on the complaint within 15 days of the date on which it was submitted to it.

    Other requests, proposals and inquiries are handled in accordance with Act No. 500/2004 Coll., the Administrative Code, and in accordance with the internal regulations of the Institute).

The Procedure for Submitting and Dealing with Written Requests for Information

Information on the Institute's procedure for dealing with requests, proposals and other requests from citizens under Act No. 106/1999 Coll., on free access to information:

  1. The Institute will assess the content of each application submitted and then proceed as follows:
    • if the application is incomprehensible, if it is not clear what information is requested or if it is formulated too generally, the Institute shall invite the applicant to specify the application within 7 days of its submission; if the applicant does not specify the application within 30 days of its receipt, the Institute shall withdraw the application,
    • if the information requested is not relevant to the Institute's scope of operation, it shall defer the request and communicate to the applicant within 7 days the grounds for deferring the request,
    • the Institute shall provide the requested information within a period of no more than 15 days from the receipt of the submission or from the clarification of the request, in writing, by consulting the file, including the possibility of making a copy, or on storage media.
  2. Where an applicant is not provided with information in response to an oral request, or where the applicant does not consider the information provided orally to be sufficient, the request must be made in writing.
  3. The conditions under which the Institute is obliged or may refuse to provide the requested information, restrict the disclosure of information or refer to published information are regulated by Act No. 106/1999 Coll.
  4. The deadline for providing information may be extended for serious reasons (Section 14(6) of Act No. 106/1999 Coll.), but not more than 10 days.