The basic conditions for supporting the career growth and personal development of the employees of the Silesian University in Opava are described in the Career Regulations. They establish the framework for a professional career in terms of expected professional advancement and personal development of employees and specify the basis for equal access, transparency and reviewability of employment procedures. Additionally, the regulations define the necessary requirements for effectively balancing the professional and personal lives of employees.

The Career Regulations serve as a tool for personnel management, allowing employees to successfully advance in their professional careers when they meet the specified criteria. The regulations are developed in accordance with the Higher Education Act, the Labour Code, the Commission Recommendation on the European Charter for Researchers and a Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (2005/251/EC).