Individual study plans enable doctoral students to adjust the content of their studies even to the needs of those of them who have not obtained a master’s degree in the field of political science. Maximum score: a) up to 40 points for the first part of the interview, i.e.
Entrance exams to the doctoral programme are held once a year, usually in June. discussion on the dissertation proposal, b) up to 20 points for the second part, i.e.
Information about deadlines, entry exams and application can be found at the website of faculty here or in the application for applicants here. orientation in the field on the basis of the submitted list of studied literature.
Information for doctoral study program of Political Science in full-time form in English are here, for combined form in English here. When all candidates finish their entrance examination (i.e.
The entrance exam consists of discussion (interview) on the dissertation proposal. Project of the dissertation thesis (first proposal) must be submitted till the The entrance exam consists of discussion (interview) on the dissertation proposal. The maximum score for the entrance exam is 60 points.
The entrance committee evaluates: a) the dissertation proposal quality and the ability of the applicant to defend the chosen topic and to put it into a broader research context (relevance of the proposed dissertation topic in the context of contemporary Czech, respectively international research, proposal should demonstrate applicant´s own contribution to the proposed theme). The point limit for accepting applicants is set by the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University, taking into account the number of applicants and the capacity of the faculty. Specific dates, information about the admission procedure and formalities of the application for doctoral studies can be found at FSV website.
Applicants to the doctoral programmes Political Science or International Relations at the Institute of Political Studies FSS CU (FSV UK) are required to meet the following criteria: • to have a master’s degree, preferably in humanities or social sciences (degree must be recognized in the Czech Republic, see here • to have sufficient command of English language, • to have knowledge of the given field adequate to the requirements placed on successful master’s programme graduates in Political Science or International Relations. Approved supervisors at the Faculty of Arts are: • Barša, Pavel Prof., Ph. interviews), the admission committee prepares a record.
Detailed information concerning important deadlines and requisites of the application to the doctoral programme can be found in Academic calendar or the FSS websites. Request for permission to take the entrance examination held by video-conference to be found here The dissertation proposal in the range of 6-7 pages (1800 characters per page, including spaces) must contain the following parts: • a brief introduction of the topic, • the definition of the topic, goals and work hypothesis, • methodological basis, • intended structure, • state of the art and literature review. It includes a point evaluation of the candidates and their ranking according to the number of points gained.
b) The candidate must demonstrate that the theme of the project has not yet been carried out and that the work on the topic is beneficial to the current state of research (bringing new empirical and theoretical knowledge or using original methodological procedures, etc.). More details on the study can be found in the Handbook for Doctoral Students. It is necessary for applicants to follow the fact that the doctoral study program Political science is organized jointly by Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Arts.
Committee also takes into account applicant´s orientation in the field of specialization or previous publications. For more information about the admission process please contact Ms. The given supervisor always belongs to a particular faculty and it can not be changed.