ISSN 1212-4117 (Print)
ISSN 1804-7122 (On-line)

Kontakt, the journal of the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, was founded in the year 1999. You find here the articles focused on nursing, health and social problems, the quality of life, legal issues in medicine, philosophical aspects of ethics, bioethics, crisis management and biomedicine. The journal was put in year 2008 by Research, Development nad Innovation Council to the List of reviewed and unimpacted periodicals in the Czech Republic. Kontakt is a quarterly. All articles are reviewed by as many as two independent reviewers. The review procedure is reciprocally anonymous. The articles have comprehensive abstracts in English. The journal is recommended as study material of relevant disciplines. Editorial staff accepts the articles in English, Czech or Slovak.

Editor-in-Chief: doc. PhDr. Sylva Bártlová, Ph.D.,


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