The Faculty of Humanities offers eight postgraduate (PhD) study programs in English, German or French:

  1. Deutsche und französische Philosophie (taught in German)

  2. Environmental Studies (taught in English)

  3. General Anthropology (taught in English)

  4. Historical Sociology (taught in English)

  5. Longevity Studies (taught in English)

  6. Philosophie allemande et française (taught in French)

  7. Sémiotique et philosophie de la communication (taught in French)

  8. Moderne europäische Geschichte (taught in German)

and ten postgraduate (PhD) study programs in Czech.

Application Form and Deadline

Application deadline for PhD Study Programs is April 30, 2018.

Application form is available here.

Exam date

Exam date for PhD Study Programs: 1. 6. – 15. 6. 2018

Exceptions: Different exam date is applicable only for serious reasons (illness of an applicant). A medical report for a different exam date should be sent no later than 5 days after the regular exam date.

Admission Information

Deadline for applicants to submit a notarized copy of their master graduation certificate is September 30, 2018. Applicants who won't get a recognition of their foreign diploma till the end of September, are allowed to submit a copy of a high school diploma along with a copy of a recognition of foreign education no later than October 21, 2018.

Applicants with a disability, such as a specific learning difficulty, can request that the admission process be specially adapted to meet their needs. In this case a medical report must be included in the application form.

Applicants are required to prove their identity with an ID/passport to take the exam.

The admission requirements are stated in the respective program links above.

Recognition of Foreign Diplomas and Degrees

If you studied abroad, please note, that it is necessary to have recognized foreign academic degree. You can find more information here:

Further Information

Contact person: Ing. Jana Jeníčková, Ph.D.

Web: Doctoral Study Department

Phone: +420 251 080 351


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Faculty of Humanities

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