PhD Application

The online application form is to be filed on the Faculty of Arts website. It must be completed in Czech.

An administrative fee of CZK 780 (ca. 32 EUR) can be paid online, by postal order (in the Czech Republic only) or by bank transfer to the account of:

Univerzita Karlova
Filozofická fakulta

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

“Specifický symbol”: generated by the Information system (SIS)

For payments from abroad:
IBAN: CZ9601000000000085631011

The deadline for applications is 30 April 2024.

For additional information, please consult the faculty website.

The online application form has to be submitted with the following enclosures:

  • A transcript of records
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A proposal for a PhD dissertation (3-5 pp / 750-1,250 words, critical bibliography included). The applicant shall propose his/her own topic. The dissertation topic should be consulted in advance with the prospective supervisor or the chair of the PhD programme board.
  • A reading list of critical literature in the field
  • An outline of previous scholarly career (publications, research and teaching experience etc.)

Applicants to the Czech version of the PhD programme need to prove their competence in the language (see General Admission Rules).

A copy of an MA degree certified by a notary public will be required upon enrolment, not as part of the application process. For information about diploma recognition, see the dedicated page on the Faculty of Arts website. Questions can be addressed to: nostrifikace(at)

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