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Doctoral study

The aim of the doctoral studies is to lead students to independent research and to provide them the appropriate qualifications.

Doctoral study programmes are open in Czech and in English language too. The specific study programme is organized in a full-time (internal) or a part-time (external) mode of study. Standard length of a full-time study course is four years. The maximum period of a part-time study course is eight years. Graduates are awarded a Ph.D. title (a Doctorate, „doktor“ in Czech).

List of study programmes

Tuition fees

Program for supporting talented PhD research students (STARS)

The aim of this program is to provide excellent education and an adequate income to PhD students of the Faculty. The program wants to attract the best students from the Czech Republic as well as from abroad. See more information at the external website.

Schedule of the admission procedure

There are usually two schedules of admission procedure at Faculty of Science, Charles University.

DSP (all study programmes are open)
 - the admission requirements published: January
 - the deadline for application for study: April, 30
 - the start of study: October, 1

DSP II (only some programmes are open)
 - the admission requirements published: August / September
 - the deadline for application for study: December, 15
 - the start of study: March, 1

Information about applying

Admission requirements (DSP) for study in academic year 2022/2023
(the start of study October 1, 2022)

Admission requirements (DSP II) for study in academic year 2021/2022
(the start of study March 1, 2022)

Apply to study (online application)

Education obtained abroad (nostrification)

Forms for applicants

Registration for study for academic year 2021/2022 (for academic year 2022/2023 will be updated in July 2022)

Useful information for international students (visa, dormitories, refectories, student cards…)

Code of Admissions Procedure of CU


Entrance Exam

Possibility of the admission interview performed without the applicant’s attendance at faculty

Information about the entrance exam

Additional information to the invitation to the entrance exam

Rules for viewing applicants' files during the admission procedure for academic year 2022/2023

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