PhD in General Anthropology

Faculty of Humanities, Charles University

Program Description

PhD in General Anthropology

Faculty of Humanities, Charles University

The doctoral study programme at CU FHS is organized in the full-time (4 years) and correspondence form of study. The programme allows studies focused on philosophical, historical, socio-cultural and socio-linguistic anthropology and human ethology. The task of the programme, in general, is grasping the theoretical basics and methods of this field and mastering the methodology of academic research.

The curriculum of Ph.D. students includes: - The studies are organized in two modules, whereas the first module is compulsory for all students in the programme, the second one is selected on the basis of the consultations with the supervisor. - Ph.D. seminar - a compulsory exam in a living language - the defense of the student’s dissertation The concept of the study programme is determined by the department council.

Admission Exam

The exam consists of a discussion about the project of the dissertation and a check of basic assumptions for the study. Entrance examination will check the ability of the applicant to deal with the dissertation project. The questions of the entrance interview primarily focus on the theme of the applicant’s research project (max. 10 points).

Admission Requirements

Conditions of acceptance:

  1. To apply for the entrance exam, one must submit the filled-out application form for doctorate studies, along with the following appendices, by 30. 4. 2017:

    • the theme of a thesis, i.e. annotation of a research project;

    • a document confirming graduation from a university study programme at the master’s level;

    • concise biography;

    • other documents worth noting (e.g. list of publications by the applicant, documents confirming a successful state or international exam in a utilized language, documents confirming academic work, either in the Czech Republic or abroad)

    • documents certifying a completed higher-education studies at the masters level (applicants who complete their master's studies after the application deadline have to document the completion of their studies by 30. 9. 2017 at the latest). In case of graduation abroad, applicants have to submit nostrification of a master diploma.

  2. Graduation from a master’s degree program.

  3. Defence of the project of applicant's thesis (submitted as a part of the study application).

  4. To gain the minimal sum of points specified by the dean.

Profile of a Graduate

The goal of the study programme in anthropology is to prepare students for academic research work at the level required by contemporary science. The graduate combines knowledge from all fields in a holistic approach to studying man and populations to overcoming ethnic and social differences and attempts to observe current processes in their historical and cultural contexts.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 14, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
4 years
Full time
Price
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2,000 EUR
per year.
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Locations
Czech Republic - Prague 5, Prague
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