PhD in Microbiology

Charles University Faculty of Science

Program Description

PhD in Microbiology

Charles University Faculty of Science

Studies are focused on the knowledge of the biological processes occured in the microorganisms at the molecular, cellular and ecosystems level of organizations. Graduates are accomplished in the skill of independent research and scientific work in microbiology.

Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria

The entrance examination has one round and is held as an interview. In exceptional cases, requested in writing by 30 April 2017, the dean can permit entrance examinations to take place via information and communication technology.

During the entrance examination the candidate must demonstrate technical and linguistic skills to study the given field along with attributes necessary for scientific work. The entrance examination also takes into account the interest of the candidate in pursuing specific doctoral work with a particular supervisor and the candidate’s ability to handle this topic. The maximum score of the examination is 100 points.

Conditions for admission

  • Submission of a properly completed application, including prescribed appendices, and payment of the application fee by 30 April 2017.
  • Completion of a master’s program of study at a university documented by a notarized copy of a diploma or certificate of equivalence of a foreign university education, or an original confirmation of completion of the required education by 30 September 2017. The requirement of submitting a notarized copy of a diploma does not apply to master’s graduates of Charles University. Applicants whose request for recognition of a foreign education has not been decided upon by 30 September 2017 may submit the required document by 21 October 2017.
  • Passing grade on the entrance examination
  • All applicants scoring at least 50 points on the entrance examination will be admitted for study.

Information on the exercise of graduates

Ph.D. graduates in microbiology are educated for individual scientific work in the field of microbiology. They gain comprehensive knowledge of cellular and molecular biology of bacteria and fungi at the most recent level, and are experienced in the methods of microbiology, biochemistry, molecular genetics, analytical chemistry, and biophysics. Graduates are prepared to creatively solve the problems of basic and applied research in medical, environmental, industrial and biotechnological microbiology. Ph.D. graduates in microbiology can find positions in scientific institutes, at universities oriented on research and education in microbiology, or in organizations engaged, for instance, in clinical diagnostics, food production, pharmacy, bioremediation, or the water services sector.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 30, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2017
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4 years
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1,850 EUR
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Czech Republic - Prague
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