Doctoral degree inor form. The language of instruction is English.
The programme can be studied as a single subject or as a single subject with a specialization Security and Strategic Studies. Tuition fee isper academic year.
Admission to Doctoral degree programmes in 2022/2023 (beginning: Spring 2023)
Submission deadline until midnight 30 November 2022.
The doctoral study program of Political Science with Specialization Security and Strategic Studies 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 is not an obligatory part of the study plan. Within the specialization Security and Strategic Studies, students can pass a compulsory elective course, the essence of which is an internship with an employer dealing with security issues.
Admission information: https://www.fss.muni.cz/en/faculty-of-social-studies/what-you-can-study/doctoral-studies
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.
Dates for inserting supporting documents to the e-application: 1 August 2022 – 15 January 2023
Date of Entrance examination: 2 February 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. 60 points
- Link to a research project planned or implemented by the department - max. 20 points
- Previous research experience and publications - 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
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