Albertina icome Praha s.r.o. started in January 1995 but our tradition dates back to 1991. We are a major subscription agent to academic and research institutions, hospitals, public libraries, government agencies, companies, etc. in the Czech and Slovak Republic.

We provide:

  • e-journals, e-books and databases with professional and scholarly information,
  • discovery, e-resource and research management solutions, as well as
  • extensive customer support including consulting, training, hotline, etc.

Publisher Services

Collectively, our team of 13 people has 171 years of experience in intermediary services for publishers:

  • Sales and marketing services:
    • Local market knowledge
    • Many years' customer relationships
    • On-site visits, targeted promotions to customer base, speakers at professional events, exhibition presence
    • Negotiations in local languages / Czech and Slovak
  • Subscription management and administration for institutions and consortia:
    • Orders and renewals management
    • Technical and access support
    • Value-added services to libraries and consortia: specialized websites in Czech (e. g., etc.), training and presentations, user manuals, brochures etc.

We strongly promote our partner's products and services:


Albertina icome Praha s.r.o. is a business partner of all public universities in the Czech Republic (including the oldest and most famous Charles university), teaching hospitals, public libraries and many other organisations:

  • Charles University in Prague
  • CzechTrade
  • Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Czech National Bank
  • Czech Telecommunications Office
  • Faculty Hospital in Pilsen
  • EU Info Centre in Prague
  • Institute of International Relations
  • Industrial Property Office
  • Jewish Museum in Prague
  • Masaryk University in Brno
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Ministry of the Interior
  • Ministry of Agriculture
  • National Institute of Public Health
  • National Library of the Czech Republic
  • National Medical Library
  • Parliamentary Library
  • Palacky University in Olomouc
  • Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
  • State Library of Education
  • State Technical Library
  • State Office for Drug Control
  • Supreme Audit Office
  • UNIPETROL, a.s.
  • University of Economics in Prague

Also, we supply a dozen of consortium licences for electronic information resources to academic and other R&D institutions within a governmental grant programme.

Our partners are major professional and scholarly publishers and aggregators including Ovid, ProQuest, Knovel, GALE, Alexander Street Press, IET, LexiComp, MarketLine, and many others.


Ing. Vladimír Karen

Partner, Director Strategic Development

Vladimír, who is one of the owners of AiP, has overall responsibility of the company and specifically it's strategic development. He often delivers papers at professional events. He is a chairman of the organizing committee of the INFORUM conference on professional information resources.

Ing. Jakub Petřík

Managing Director

Jakub has been Sales Manager in AiP since 1998. He is now responsible for the AiP's everyday business and also focuses on new sales of information resources in the area of medicine, pharmacology, life sciences, business and economy.

PhDr. Filip Vojtášek

Deputy Director & Sales Manager

Filip focuses on information resources for arts, social sciences and humanities and is our specialist in the electronic books area. Filip is also involved in our company's public relations.

Mgr. Jana Machonská

Sales Assistant

Jana is responsible for sales and support of research management solutions of RefWorks-COS, medical eresources of Evidentia Publishing, Ovid and ProQuest.

Michael Svoboda

Customer Support Manager

Michael is focused on supporting and up selling information resources and services by Brill, CABI Publishing, C.E.E.O.L., deGruyter, GeoScienceWorld, Euromonitor, Factiva, LexiComp, McGraw-Hill, OECD, Ovid Technologies, Peter Lang, ProQuest, RSC, S. Karger Publishers, Thieme, UpToDate. He is in charge of administrative support of national academic-wide projects and organizing trainings for both librarians and end users.

Vojtěch Karen

Customer Support Manager

Vojta is providing customer support and user training to customers using services by AIP, APS, AMS, BioOne, Cambridge University Press, Elsevier ebooks, GALE, Oxford University Press, JoVe, Knovel, SAGE Publishing.

Mgr. Andrea Kutnarová

Customer Support Manager

Provides customer support and upsales to customers and users of services provided by ACM, Alexander Street Press, BMJ Group, Brepols, IoP Publishing, ProQuest ebrary, RefWorks-COS, Taylor & Francis, Wiley-Blackwel and others.

Ing. Martina Krátká

Sales Administrator

Martina is in touch with AiP customers and business partners, especially for quoting, invoicing, shippment checking, subscription renewals etc.

Michal Jelínek

Technical Support Manager, IT

Michal provides customers with technical support concerning both single and consortium licences, remote access systems HAN/NetMan, applications and CD/DVD-ROM servers NetMan and Virtual CD. Administrator of AiP internal network.

Irena Mikešová

Assistant, Office Manager

Irena, our receptionist, is responsible for administrative support.

Mgr. Lucia Poledníková

Marketing and Sales Support

Lucia focuses on inside sales for the Slovak Republic. She is also responsible for online marketing both in the Czech and Slovak Republics including email marketing, product catalogue, news and updates, copywriting for websites and portals of AiB and AiP.

Eva Holická

Sales and Marketing Assistant

Eva takes care of AiP participation in public procurement, helps with commercial activities and participates in the preparation and implementation of marketing campaigns. In the AIP from 2011.


Albertina icome Praha s.r.o.
Štěpánská 16
110 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic
Tel.: +420 222 231 212
Fax: +420 222 231 313
VAT ID CZ49612158



Public transport


  • line A - exit at station Muzeum or Mustek
  • line B - exit at Karlovo namesti station
  • line C - exit at station Muzeum or I. P. Pavlova

Tram: lines 4, 7, 10, 16, 18, 22, 24 - station Stepanska