Doctoral degree inor form. The language of instruction is English.
The programme can be studied only as a single subject with a specialization (Developmental psychology, Educational psychology, General psychology, Social psychology or Work psychology). Tuition fee isper academic year.
The Doctoral Programme in Psychology educates future researchers and academic workers in the field of psychology with the available specializations being social, developmental, general, pedagogical, or organizational psychology. The focus is put on deepening the students’ knowledge of theory in said psychology disciplines that can be used both in research and in solving problems in psychological practice. Students acquaint themselves with the latest theoretical approaches, they acquire a critical stance regarding theoretical concepts and empirical research, they learn the methods necessary to analyze both quantitative and qualitative data. Students are to gain the abilities and skills needed to independently scientifically reflect upon issues in psychology as well as the ability to work in research teams, be it in purely psychological or interdisciplinary collaboration.
“Psychological research as a way to understanding.”
During one's studies, it is compulsory to complete a three-month-long stay at an academic institution or at an institution concerned with applied research abroad. Another required work experience is partaking in teaching psychology students and in research projects at the Department and other academic institutions.
The qualification gained by the graduates of this programme can be put to use in academia and in research institutes. However, graduating from this Doctoral Programme does not qualify one to enter the psychology profession; it is not a substitute for obtaining a Master’s Degree in psychology.
Dates for inserting supporting documents to the e-application: 1 January 2023 – 31 May 2023
Date of Entrance examination: 22 June 2023
Minimum score for being accepted: 60 points (out of 100)
- Outline of the proposed dissertation project
- Curriculum Vitae / Resume
- Consent of the future supervisor
- Copy of master's degree certificate or proof of current studies
- List of publications and papers (if available)
- Proof of English - minimum B2 level (optional; compulsory only for those who cannot participate personally in the entrance exam)
Those who cannot participate in the entrance exam in person have to provide additionally 2 Letters of Recommendation. They must be sent by the referees themselves to our e-mail or mail contacts.
For being accepted, it is necessary to obtain the formal recognition of prior education in the Czech Republic. See the PhD admission website for further information.
Important information: https://1url.cz/@doctoral
Criteria for evaluation
The maximum possible score for the entrance examination is 100 points. A minimum of 60 points is required to pass the entrance examination.
Criteria for assessing applicants:
- Research project as a basis for the preparation of the dissertation - max. 40 points
- Professional knowledge in the given research area - max. 30 points
- Language skills (English in both written and verbal form) - max. 10 points
- Previous research experience - max. 20 points
Single-subject studies with specialization
In the single-subject studies, the student deepens knowledge in the concrete focus of the degree programme and chooses one specialization. The specialization is stated in the university diploma.
|Provided by||Faculty of Social Studies|
|Type of studies|
|Standard length of studies||4 years|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Doctoral board and doctoral committees|
The studies are subject to tuition, fees are paid per academic year
Find out more