Center for Theoretical Study
Welcome to the homepage of Center for Theoretical Study (CTS), the Institute for Advanced Studies, jointly established and run by Charles University and the Czech Academy of Sciences.
CTS performs high quality theoretical research in diverse fields, ranging from the humanities through various social science disciplines to the exact sciences. CTS stimulates transdisciplinary approaches to science, encouraging new ways of interaction and cooperation between disciplines.
Ivan M. Havel (October 11, 1938, Praha – April 25, 2021, Košík)
the founder and long-time director of CTS
Major fields of current study in CTS:
1) Mathematics of Complex Systems
2) Biodiversity and its Dynamics
3) Man and Nature in Quaternary
4) Theorizing the City
5) Science, Expertise and Rationality in Society
6) Phenomenological Philosophy