Understanding, being persuasive, and giving sense to reason.

General information

The Department of Philosophy offers a doctoral degree study programme to prepare students for scientific research in particular areas of philosophy, focusing especially on the history of philosophy, contemporary Anglo-American, French, and German philosophy, the history of Czech philosophy, the works of Tomas Garrigue Masaryk, ontology, epistemology, the logic and philosophy of language, history, and society.

A successful graduate is able to

  • carry out independent research in the selected field
  • work at a position in humanities-oriented institutions
  • think critically and rationally
  • apply the received knowledge of the history of philosophy in scientific institutions and promotional activities
  • offer specific applications according to their own specialization (ethics, argumentation)

Graduate employment

Graduates with a doctoral degree in philosophy are qualified to work as academics or independent scholars at colleges and other professional institutions of social science and humanities orientations. They can find employment in all fields requiring critical, methodical, and systematic thinking. They can make use of the acquired skills and competence in editorial work in academic journals, in publishing companies, and in instruction at educational institutions.

Faculty Faculty of Arts
Type of study doctoral
Mode full-time, combined
Standard length of studies 4 years
Language of instruction czech

Admission Requirements

Unfortunately no information about admission requirements is available.

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