Political Science

Doctoral degree in full-time or combined form. The language of instruction is Czech.

The programme can be studied as a single subject or as a single subject with a specialization Security and Strategic Studies.

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Admission to Doctoral degree programmes in 2023/2024 (beginning: Spring 2024)
Submission deadline until midnight 30 November 2023.

What will you learn?

The doctoral study program of Political Science is geared toward preparing highly qualified experts in the field of political science and security studies. The program is focused particularly on analysis of contemporary political systems and regimes (in variable analytic levels), comparative analysis and typologies of political parties, movements, and organized interests, electoral studies, research of recent developmental trends in political theory and methodology, and on political marketing. In security area, the program is focused particularly on political extremism and terrorism, organized crime, cyber security and other current security phenomenons.

“Power relations, interests, values, hierarchy, conflicts, and order under close scrutiny.”

Practical training

Practical training is not an obligatory part of the study plan. Within the BSS specialization, students can pass a compulsory elective course, the essence of which is an internship with an employer dealing with security issues.

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Career opportunities

Graduates of the doctoral studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences MU acquire qualifications enabling them to apply as (1) researchers carrying out basic political and security research, (2) members of scientific and pedagogical staff and (3) experts and analysts with relevant thematic focus.

Admission requirements

No information available


1 Aug – 30 Nov 2023

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Study options

Single-subject studies

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.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Social Studies
Type of studies Doctoral
Mode full-time Yes
combined Yes
distance No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization Yes
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 4 years
Language of instruction Czech
Doctoral board and doctoral committees

Do you have any questions?
Send us an e-mail to

prof. PhDr. Jan Holzer, Ph.D.



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