Paleoslavic and Slavic Languages

Language – the key to culture.

General information

The aim of this doctoral degree study programme is to prepare highly qualified experts in the field of general and comparative Slavonic studies and the linguistics of smaller Slavonic languages who will be capable of independent and creative research work, and who will find employment in specialized university workplaces or in one of the research institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences which focus on scientific research or pedagogical work in the field of Slavonic philology, or in other similarly oriented institutions.

The framework for the content of the studies is the scientific research orientation of the place of study in the field of comparative and general Slavonic studies and the linguistics of smaller Slavonic languages (Bulgarian studies, Croatian studies, Macedonian studies, Polish studies, Sorabic studies, Serbian studies, Slovak studies, Slovenian studies, Ukrainian studies). The basic form of this doctoral degree study programme is an individual and systematic preparation for creative and expert work in the studied field under the individual supervision of an accredited supervisor.

A successful graduate is able to

  • work independently in scientific research in Paleoslavic studies or in one particular Slavonic language
  • produce pedagogical work in the field of teaching the Paleoslavic disciplines or specifically one particular Slavonic language at universities
  • work independently in creating study texts and teaching aids for teaching the Paleoslavic disciplines or specifically one particular Slavonic language

Graduate employment

Graduates of the doctoral degree study programme in Paleoslavic and Slavic languages have obtained a very good knowledge of the history of philosophy, comparative and general linguistics, grammatical systems of Slavonic languages, the chosen study programme, and at least one world language. Graduates will be able to use their acquired knowledge in specialized university workplaces or in one of the research institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences which focus on scientific research or pedagogical work in the field of Slavonic philology. They could also become highly qualified experts in the fields of culture, translation, or media.

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.

Additional information

Department of Slavonic Studies – study information:

http://www.phil.muni.cz/wusl/home/studium

Additional information about this field of study (in Czech):

http://www.phil.muni.cz/wusl/home/studium/obory/doktorske/

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