Office for Doctoral Studies, Quality, Academic Affairs and Internationalization
Bc. Kristýna Bajgarová
|Phone:||+420 549 49 5051|
Choose the field of your study and/or specialization that best suits your interest.
You can find all our PhD programmes, their description and requirements below:
This is an essential step! You will find a list of supervisors and also, a list of proposed dissertation topics at the bottom of the page of each programme description - here. Contact the supervisor that you are interested in one of the topics or send directly your research proposal.
To complete the application, you will have to submit these documents:
All documents should be in English!
* If you have not finished your master's degree yet, please upload a copy of your Bachelor degree and current master's degree transcript of records.
The application is filled in electronically.
Please choose: "International applicants for doctoral study (Czech and Slovak Republics applicants not included)" form!
Please, make sure all your personal details are correct and match your ID document (EU ID/passport).
It is not possible to submit the application without all the required information and documents. Please note that if you don't submit correct attachments (= for example, will upload only an empty pdf file), the application won't be considered.
Should you change your ID/passport during the application process, please let us know! The travel document number is essential for the visa process.
The admission fee is 650 CZK and is paid online upon submitting the electronic application form.
This fee can be paid by bank transfer or by card (recommened option) and without it, the application is not considered valid.
When the application and the required attachments are complete, it is passed on to the respective department which then organizes the entrance examination. Your presentation during the entrance examination is evaluated by an admission committee that decides upon the number of received points.
Information about admission procedure and criteria of acceptance for every programme are available here.
If not limited by the terms specific to the particular study programme, the entrance examination can take place throughout the year.
Entrance exam, if possible, are done in person. Otherwise, it is held online, via Skype/Zoom/MS Teams.
You will be notified by e-mail that your application has been forwarded to the respective department.
An applicant is informed about successful passing of the interview by the committee or by the Dean's Office (Office for Doctoral Studies, Quality, Academic Affairs and Internationalization is in charge of the admission process)
Dean's Office then completes the admission process and prepares acceptation documents and has them signed by the Dean. The final decision lies on the Dean of Faculty.
Applicants to doctoral study programmes are expected to have a good background in the field as well as a high level of English to be able to perform fully all duties required and connected to the doctoral study programme.
Applicants for doctoral studies need to prove they are holders of a university Master’s degree in a field corresponding to the doctoral study programme they choose to apply for.
The applicant is supposed to check the requirements for applicants specified for particular fields of study here.
Yes, we do! All our PhD programmes are offered both in Czech and in English accreditation. Note that all programmes in English are subject to tuition!
There is an alternative option for the international applicants to be accepted in the free programme administered in Czech with the possibility of receiving a scholarship. The study language of the programme is still English (Czech is the administrative language).
The tuition fee for programmes accredited in English is 3,000 EUR/year.
Programmes accreditated in Czech are free of charge.
All international applicants can be accepted into programmes in Czech with the possibility of receiving a scholarship! The study language of the programme is still English (Czech is the administrative language).
Note, there is also an application fee - 650CZK and a fee for verification of foreign education - 800CZK.
All PhD students studying in full-time form of Czech accredited programmes are receiving a governmental doctoral scholarship of 12.000 CZK/month. This is granted for the first four years of study.
The requirements, in general, are identical with this exception:
All our PhD students can start their studies throughout the whole year, it is upon their agreement with the supervisor.
PhD studies are conducted according to students' individual study plans (more here)
We will help you with the documents needed for a visa application. Go through our visa process guide to know all the necessary details.
Yes! Please see all the necessary requirements for the verification of foreign education.
All information regarding enrolment, accommodation and life in Brno in general can be found here:
Most of our programmes have two main application periods:
Remember to choose "International applicants for doctoral study (Czech and Slovak Republics applicants not included)" option and choose the correct language - see our FAQ's to find out the difference between Czech and English programme.
Shall you have any questions regarding the admission process, please do not hesitate to write us at: