Personal Identifiers

Personal Identifiers

Personal identifiers

In order to ensure unique identification of the author of a published output, the following personal identifiers (“identifiers”) are used in addition to the personal number assigned by the University:

  2. ResearcherID - Web of Science database
  3. Scopus Author ID of the Scopus database

The obligation to establish (and use) the personal identifiers is held by all:

  • academic staff and researchers,
  • doctoral students, 
  • other publishing staff and students at Charles University.

    The identifiers are registered via IS Věda -  Portal OBD  > My settings > My identifiers

     ORCID ID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)

    ORCID ID registration is free and can be done at:

    When making your profile in ORCID, please do not forget to fill in the relation to the Faculty of Social Sciences. This data will be visible (available) to everybody. 


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    The other two identifiers mentioned in the rector´s provision 24/2018 regards only those authors, who have their publications listed in a database Web of Science or Scopus.

    Researcher ID

    Scopus Author ID

    You will be automatically assigned a Scopus Author ID when you publish in a journal indexed by Scopus. You don't need to register for a Scopus Author ID. If you have an article indexed in their database, you are automatically assigned a Scopus Author ID.

    Please send the established identifiers via e-mail to the faculty coordinator. The faculty coordinator at Faculty of Social Sciences UK is Mgr. Jitka Struncova.


    Mgr. Michala Sošková