Česká a Slovenská etologická společnost/spoločnosť

Czech and Slovak ethological society

Mission statement


The society provides a forum for an exchange of scientific knowledge and views to all its members from various branches of science involved in the study of behaviour. Views from different professional backgrounds can enrich our understanding. The aim of the society is to advance behavioural science in basic and applied ethology, encourage research and other contributions to knowledge relating to behaviour but also to behavioural problems in the farm, companion and free-living animals, and to promote communication of this knowledge.


Bank account for CZK: 2300962948/2010; pro EUR:
IBAN: CZ4720100000002500962950, SWIFT: FIOB CZ PP XXX

Contact e-mail: casetolspol@gmail.com


Register for 50th CSEtS conference!

Dear colleagues,

The registration for 50th CSEtS conference in Tatranská Lomnica is oficially open! The deadline is till the midnight of 13th September 2023.

See you there!

Added 2023-07-26

50th ČSEtS conference in Tatranská Lomnica

Dear colleagues 

the jubilee 50th ČSEtS conference will take place in Tatranská Lomica. As usually, please reserve for it the first November weekend - this year from 2nd to 5th November 2023. Detailed information and registration will be available in June. The invitation can be found here.

Sincerely yours

ČSEtS board

Added 2023-05-29

ISHE Summer Institute

Dear friends,

we would like to invite you to ISHE Summer Institute in České Budějovice organized by International Society for Human Ethology. You can look forward to great lectures as well as workshops. Additionally, all student first authors will get free registration and accommodation!! Abstract deadline is 23th April 2023.

See the flier or the website for more information.

Sincerely yours ČSEtS

Added 2023-04-18

Best student's talks and posters

There were many great students' talks and posters at the 49th conference in Brno... 

Best talks:

  • Malavika Madhavan: Does breeding density influence vocal individuality in the territorial calls of little owls (Athene noctua) in two central European populations? panel's 1st place
  • Ladislava Krausová: Cuckoo-hawk mimicry: pohled ťuhýka obecného, shared audience's 1st place
  • Simona Sovadinová: Domovské okrsky mláďat sýce rousného (Aegolius funereus) během období dospívání: předběžné výsledky radiotelemetrického monitoringu v České republice a Finsku, shared audience's 1st place
  • Adéla Polónyiová: Efektivita pátrání záchranných psů, panel's 2nd place and audience's 3rd place 
  • Ágnes Moravcsíková: Reducing aggressive behaviour in rabbit does housed in groups, panel's 3rd place

Best posters:

  • Markus Stasek: Social Learning in Common Marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) via Video Demonstrations, panel's 1st place and audience's 1st place
  • Alena Fišerová: Interspecific competition between the Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) and the Syrian Woodpecker (Dendrocopos syriacus), panel's 2nd place
  • Ondřej Fišer: Signs of holistic perception in predator recognition by untrained great tits (Parus major), audience's 2nd place 
  • Iveta Štolhoferová: Beware the snake! Fear of snakes in the cradle of human kind, panel's 3rd place and audience's 3rd place 

Congratulations to all!

Added 2022-11-12

Abstract book for 49th conference

The complete abstract book for the 49th CSEtS conference is now available here.

Added 2022-11-02

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