MA Application

The application procedure is now open.

General

Programmes on offer 2023/2024

Anglophone Literatures and Cultures

  • Single-subject and joint-subject study mode
  • 2-year MA programme, full-time study
  • There are no tuition fees.
  • As joint-subject the programme combines with all double-subject programmes offered by the Faculty, including English Language and Linguistics
  • Anticipated number of successful applicants: 50

If you need help with the application process, enquiries can be addressed to: AdmissionsDALC(at)ff.cuni.cz. We are aware of the fact that especially students who are not fluent in Czech may encounter minor administrative difficulties when applying, and we will do our best to help you.

How to apply

The application form is available online on the Faculty of Arts website (the system allows the applicant to select either Czech or English at the very beginning – click on a little UK flag in the upper right corner). Applicants for double subject study must submit a separate application form for each programme. Deadline for online application form submission is 31 March 2022.

An administrative fee of CZK 830 (ca. 34 EUR) can be paid online, by postal order (in the Czech Republic only) or by bank transfer to the account of:

Univerzita Karlova v Praze
Filozofická fakulta

Banking details:
Komerční banka, Praha 1
Account No.: 85631011/0100
“Konstantni symbol”: 0308
“Variabilni symbol”: 820001

“Special symbol”: generated by the information system (SIS)

For payments from abroad:
SWIFT: KOMB CZ PP
IBAN: CZ9601000000000085631011

The enclosures required:

  • A tentative proposal for an MA dissertation (900-1000 words, in English). Max. 80 points.
  • Selected bibliography for the proposed MA dissertation of 10 relevant secondary sources, ONE of which should be described in detail, explaining its relevance to the proposed project in terms of methodology and subject matter (200 words, in English). Max. 20 points.

Both required enclosures should be lucidly formulated and clearly structured.

Applicants are advised to check the research interests of members of staff when preparing a draft thesis topic and to consult information on MA thesis requirements. We highly recommend consulting outstanding MA theses defended at the department (freely available in the Charles University Digital Repository), as well as sample thesis proposals: sample 1, sample 2, sample 3.

Apart from the above-mentioned documents, the applicant has to submit an official transcript supplemented by descriptions of all courses studied at BA level, or a certified SIS transcript (issued by the CUFA registry office). This transcript serves merely for the information of the committee and is not evaluated.

Enclosures must be submitted by e-mail to the departmental secretary, Ms. Monika Černá, and received no later than 31 March 2023.

Eligibility

Candidates who score a total of 50 points and more (see above) are considered for admission.

Admission

An official notification of admission will be uploaded into the Student Information System by the end of July.

Enrolment

Applicants who are accepted must enrol before the end of September at a date given in the official notification of acceptance to secure their place. Applicants who will have not passed a BA exam by the time of the entrance examination are going to be – provided they have passed the entrance examination – accepted in the MA programme on a conditional basis. Any such students need to defend their BA thesis and pass their BA exam by the end of September at the latest. Applicants from abroad must also submit copies of their BA degrees certified by Charles University by this date. For instructions, see the download menu.

Recognition of Foreign Degrees

For information about diploma recognition, see the dedicated page on the Faculty of Arts website. Questions can be addressed to: nostrifikace(at)ff.cuni.cz.

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