The Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures offers a doctoral programme in Anglophone Literatures and Cultures. Applicants may choose one of two modes of study:
NB: Students in the programme referred to as “in Czech” do not pay a tuition fee. All courses are taught and supervision as well as examinations are conducted in English; however, in order to apply for this programme, a Czech-language version of the online application form must be filled in and students are expected to communicate with the university administration in Czech. In the doctoral programme referred to as “in English”, a moderate annual tuition fee of CZK 2 000 applies; tuition and supervision are conducted in English, an English-language form may be used for application, and communication in Czech with the university administration is not mandatory.
Deadline for applications: 30 April 2022
Find out more about the application procedure:
The main aim of the programme is a substantial doctoral dissertation which must be recommended by the student’s supervisor and two examiners/reviewers and defended in public before an examination board. For the descriptions of the dissertation contents, standard and examination, and of the final oral examination in the PhD programme, see:
Applicants are strongly advised to consult the Departmental webpages in detail and to consider the areas of specialization of staff members when preparing the dissertation topic. Consultations in advance of application are also recommended.
Doctoral students must pass entrance interviews and then prepare, in cooperation with a supervisor, individual study plans.
Mandatory Courses and Examinations:
Student progress is evaluated at the end of each year by their supervisor, the evaluation being subject to the approval of the Subject Board (“oborová rada”).
The PhD programme is concluded by an oral final examination, which precedes the examination of the doctoral dissertation.
For further information concerning the PhD programme, please contact the director, Professor Ondřej Pilný.