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Assoc. Prof. Maria Vašutová, Ph.D.

Maria Vašutová is a member of the Department of Social Sciences at ERUNI. She lectures psychology within the study program Social Policy and Social Work and as part of Supplementary Pedagogical-Psychological Education.


Assoc. Prof. 

Catholic University of Ružomberok, Faculty of Education, Social Work, 2007  


Palacky University of Olomouc, Faculty of Arts,Educational Psychology, 2001  


Masaryk University of Brno, Faculty of Arts, Psychology, 1985 

Master’s degree  

Ostrava University of Ostrava, Faculty of Education, Teaching for Primary Schools, 1978 


2020–present, ERUNI, Associate Professor  

2020–2023, Charles University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Resercher 

2017–2020, University of Silesia of Opava, Faculty of Education, Associate Professor  

2007–2017, Ostrava University, Faculty of Arts, Associate Professor  

2003–2010, Ostrava University, Faculty of Arts, Vice-Dean for Academic Affairs 

2000–2006, Ostrava University, Faculty of Arts, Assistant Professor  

1995–2000, Ostrava University, Faculty of Education, Head of the Department for Diagnostics and Therapy of Specific Developmental Disorders of Learning and Behavior Assistant Professor 

1990–1995, Ostrava University, Faculty of Arts, Department of Psychology, Assistant Professor 

1987–1990, Regional Pedagogical-Psychological Counseling Center in Ostrava, Psychologist 

1986–1987, School of Textile in Frýdek-Místek, School Psychologist  

1978–1986, Elementary school Ostrava, Teacher 

Publications (last 5 years, selected)

VAŠUTOVÁ, M. Poradenství v pedagogicko-psychologické a sociální práci. Ostrava: Repronis, 367 p. ISBN 978-80-7329-471-7.

VAŠUTOVÁ, M. Biodromální psychologie pro pomáhající profeseDOSPĚLOST, STÁRNUTÍ, STÁŘÍ. 2nd edition. Ostrava: Repronis, 2022, 211 p. ISBN 978-80-7329-471-7.

KOVÁČOVÁ, B. ŽIAKOVÁ, E., VAŠUTOVÁ, M. The role of loneliness and social isolation in the contexts of radicalism and extremism. In Proceedings from the 9th year of Košice Days of Social Work. METANOIA IN THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF SOCIAL WORK. Košice: FF UPJŠ, 2022. ISBN 978-80-574-0103-2.

VAŠUTOVÁ, M. Social-pathological behavior in childhood and adolescence. Research studies on traditional and cyberbullying. In Proceedings from the 8th year of Košice Days of Social Work. What has 100 years brought to social work? Past and present forms of social work. Košice: FF UPJŠ, 2020, pp. 29-46. ISBN 978-80-8152-847-7.

VAŠUTOVÁ, M., MIKLUŠOVÁ, Z. Perception of the meaning of life in students, seniors and workers in helping professions. In Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference – ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL POLICY. Ostrava: PRIGO University. 2021, pp. 476-487. ISBN 978-80-87291-29-0, ISSN 2571-1776. 

Technology Agency of the Czech Republic. Member of the project implementation team at Charles University, Faculty of Social Sciences; Articifial Intelligence, Media and Law. PID: TAČR TL03000152. Main solver Ústav státu a práva AV ČR, v.v.i. Realization 2020–2023, co-investigator 


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