Advanced Master’s state examination
The Advanced Master’s state examination is a voluntary examination which may be taken by graduates of selected Master’s degree programmes. The examination includes an Advanced Master's thesis defence. An Advanced Master’s thesis must include original results or an original treatment of a comprehensive area in a given field of study at a level consistent with the publication standard of that field. A successfully defended thesis defence is followed by the awarding of a diploma and academic degree in an area or field of study associated with the thesis defence. Relevant Advanced Master's degrees include e.g. JUDr., PhDr. and RNDr., used before one’s name. Advanced Master's examination conditions and procedures are set out by individual faculties.