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:
And one of two language versions regarding administrative procedures:
NB: All applicants to the programme accredited in Czech need to prove their competence in the language (see General Admission Rules). Applicants who cannot prove such competence are advised to apply to paid version.
Deadline for applications: 30 April 2023
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.