The aim of the four-year doctoral studies is to prepare highly qualified experts, able to take part in basic and applied research in academic field and at universities and also able to work in the public sector, take part in analytical activities of the state administration departments and work in various types of mass media and in the Czech or international private sector. Information for doctoral study program of Political Science in full-time form in English are here, for combined form in English here.
Doctoral studies at the IPS are based mainly on the independent scientific and research work of doctoral students. 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.
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.
The studies are designated for the applicants who would like to engage in professional specialisation in the field of Political Science with focus on the following topics: • application and utilization of the theoretical concepts of democracy and non-democratic forms of government in the historical perspective and in the present, • transformation of political systems with focus on the development trends related to modernization and democratization, • comparative analysis with the focus on the national and regional identity, • analysis of particular elements of political systems, • political geography, • analysis of aspects of political thought (with the focus on the 19th and 20th century).
Full-time doctoral students are also offered to work as academic fellows at the Centre for doctoral studies (CDS), which can provide them with sufficient financial support for their research. Committee also takes into account applicant´s orientation in the field of specialization or previous publications.
At the CDS the students also participate in the organisational support activities of the doctoral studies at the Institute of Political Studies. The decisive criteria for the applicant's evaluation are: a) The quality of the dissertation proposal, which the concept, the theoretical and the methodological basis, must be the candidate able to defend in the admission interview.
The decisive criteria for the applicant's evaluation are: a) The quality of the dissertation proposal, which the concept, the theoretical and the methodological basis, must be the candidate able to defend in the admission interview. Approved supervisors at the Faculty of Social Sciences are: • Brunclík, Miloš Ph Dr., Ph.
b) The motivation for study based on the list of literature read (at least 30 titles of scientific articles or books which the candidate is required to present at the oral part of the entrance examination).
The Admissions Committee will take into account the overall professional profile of the applicant and his / her possible publications and teaching activities so far.
Maximum score: a) up to 40 points for the first part of the interview, i.e.