Mgr. Jiří-Jakub Zévl

Jiří-Jakub Zévl

Study programme: Social geography and regional development

Thesis title:  The principles of suburban space

Supervisor: doc. RNDr. Martin Ouředníček, Ph.D. 

Main section: Ph.D. students
E-mail: g.Iv0YUS98GE8W7m9bkmb
Department: Social Geography and Regional Development

Thematic research group: URRLAB

Thesis title:  The principles of suburban space

Funding: Self  

Begun: October 2020



Bc.: Geography and cartography,
Mgr. Social geography and regional development (Charles University for both)


Awards and grants:

2019: Dean’s prize for the best master thesis in geography

2018: prof. Jaroslav Heyrovský’s prize from the rector of Charles University for the best bachelor student of scientific programs 



The research focuses upon suburbanisation since it is one of the strongest processes that reshape CEE cities. The project attempts to synthesize knowledge from distinct fields of academic interests. It uses both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. 


Conference contributions: 

2018: conference paper Commuting patterns in Prague Metropolitan Area in Mobile Tartu conference, University of Tartu


External activities

  • Co-founder of the NGO Milion chvilek pro demokracii (Million Times for Democracy)
  • Organizer of Jeden svět na Geografii (One World at Geography)
    documentary film series and lectures
  • Budget travelling (hitch-hiking, backpacking, couchsurfing): The world-round trip in 2019
  • Fluent in French and English

Non-scientific publications