Tuition fees and scholarships

A doctorate is one of the most valuable investments you can make on your way to a promising career and future. Masaryk University provides excellent education to advance professional growth in your career toward independent research activity.

Tuition fees for Ph.D. programmes taught in English

Tuition fees are paid per academic year and vary depending on the faculty and the programme.​

Faculty of Law

60,000 CZK (Financial Law and Financial Studies)
1,000 EUR (Intellectual Property Law)
500 EUR (other programmes)

Faculty of Medicine 0 EUR
Faculty of Science 3,000 EUR 
Faculty of Arts

500 EUR (Study of Religions)
2,000 EUR (English Linguistic; Literatures in English)
2,500 EUR (other programmes)

Faculty of Education 55,000 CZK
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Economics and Administration 0 EUR
Faculty of Informatics 0 EUR
Faculty of Social Studies 1,500 EUR 
Faculty of Sport Studies 1,000 EUR 


Grant and scholarship opportunities

University studies are one of the most valuable investments you can make on your way to a promising career and future; however, the procedure itself may be financially draining over time. As a PhD student, you can boost your research career with the help of grant and scholarship programmes, which are available at university as well as regional, national and even international level.

Internal grants offered by Masaryk University

  • Specific Research at MU
    • Newcomer scholarship – In 2021, Masaryk University launched a new scholarship programme dedicated to helping students from developing countries or countries undergoing economic transformation who are enrolled in full-time English-language degree programmes. The new scholarship fund provides well performing students with a grant of 100,000 CZK (approximately €3,800) to help cover their first year of studies at Masaryk University. Scholarship programme details are available here.
    • Student research project grant – in support of student research projects in medicine, science, informatics, humanities, social sciences, sports, law and economics.
  • Grant Agency of Masaryk University
    • Aims to support university research teams, enhance the prestige of research work, increase the success rate of obtaining international prestigious grants and encourage interdisciplinary innovative research.
  • Internal Grant Agency
    • A project funded from Structural Funds in support of the improvement of the quality of teaching associated with research and in support of student grants in science, medicine, social sciences and the humanities.
  • Faculty scholarships

Accommodation grant

  • Masaryk University provides a financial grant to help students offset accommodation costs. It is paid out each semester to students who meet the required criteria.
  • Check the criteria below to see if you qualify:
    • You must be enrolled in a full-time degree programme
    • You must be enrolled in a degree programme which is your first degree programme at any university in the Czech Republic with the exception of being enrolled in your first follow-up Master’s degree programme (relevant to graduates of Bachelor’s degree programmes) or your first doctoral degree programme (relevant to graduates of Master’s degree programmes); furthermore, studies in degree programmes which you may have enrolled in and completed between May 1 and October 30 of one calendar year are not taken into account.
    • You must not exceed the standard duration of studies in any of the degree programmes in which you are concurrently enrolled.
    • You must not have a permanent address within the Statutory City of Brno (Brno City district).
  • If you meet all of the above criteria, you may submit an electronic application via the university’s Information System at any time in November for the fall semester and in April for the spring semester.
  • For more information, please contact your faculty’s Office for International Relations.

Regional grant

  • Brno Ph.D. Talent
    • Long-term financial support (100,000 CZK per year for 3 years) awarded to 25 talented doctoral students in the field of life sciences and technology.

National grants

  • TAČR Sigma – Technology Agency of the Czech Republic
    • A grant scheme in support of young researchers, specifically targeting collaboration with industry partners.
  • Government scholarships
    • The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic annually offers scholarships to university students or graduates and Ph.D. candidates from other countries who wish to enrol in studies or participate in a research period at a higher education institution in the Czech Republic. For more information about the scholarship, please visit the Ministry website.

International grants

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