Hellenic Studies

"Greek the language they gave me; poor the house on Homer's shores."

Degree programme specification

The study program Hellenic Studies prepares students for scholarly work in the field of Greek Philology from the Late Antiquity to the present times. It deepens their theoretical and methodological background necessary for scholarly work and teaches them how to organize and successfully conduct independent scientific research. Graduates obtain firm understanding of the entire discipline of Hellenic Studies and specialize in a particular epoch and linguistic or literary research depending on the topic of their dissertation.

Faculty Faculty of Arts
Type of study doctoral
Mode full-time
Standard length of studies 4 years
Language of instruction czech
Doctoral board and doctoral committees

Work experience

A stay at a foreign scholarly institution which enable the students to widen their theoretical and practical portfolios forms an obligatory/integral part of the educational process, to obtain international experience and contacts.

Graduate destination

Graduates are professional scholars in the field of Hellenic Studies, specialized, at the very least, in one selected period of Greek language and/or literature development (Late Antiquity, Byzantium, Modern Greek). They are well-equipped to work in the academia as researchers or university employees. Given the international dimension of their schooling, they have prerequisites for working abroad. Their firm theoretical and methodological background makes them ideal candidates for interdisciplinary research. Outside the academia, their professional formation allows them to work in the sectors of tourism, diplomacy or translation.

Study options

Single-subject studies


Further studies

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Further information


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doc. Mgr. et Mgr. Markéta Kulhánková, Ph.D.