Doc. Mgr. Tomáš Weiss, M.A., Ph.D.

Doc. Tomáš Weiss, Head of Department of West European Studies and assistant professor, researches and lectures on EU’s foreign affairs and security policy. Having studied European Studies in Prague and in Hamburg, he obtain his Ph.D. in Area Studies at Charles University in 2011. He has published on various aspects of European foreign and security policy, in particular the institutional setup, transatlantic relations, and the policy towards the European neighbourhood (Perspectives, 2011; book chapter with Routledge). He has also published on the new security environment and the challenges to the military and police forces (Cooperation and Conflict, 2011; Armed Forces & Society, 2012; monograph with Charles University Press, 2014). Doc. Tomas Weiss has managed Charles University’s in­volvement in the FP7 projects MERCURY and TRANSWORLD and in 2012–2014 he held a personal grant from the Czech Science Foundation to research the Czech foreign policy in the European Union.