PhD in Public and Social Policy
Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)
Prague 1, Czech Republic
EUR 500 / per year **
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* applicants from non-EU/EEA countries are advised to apply by April 30th
** online application fee: 720 CZK. Paper application fee: 770 CZK
The Public and Social Policy (PSP) doctoral study program prepares students for basic and applied research and teaching in academia as well as other types of activities requiring a high level of theoretical and methodological education in PSP. This program is open to all master's degree graduates or equivalent.
Our doctoral program aims to produce experts who are able to pursue research and analytical work with creativity. It aims to expand their theoretical and methodological knowledge and skills and to deepen their ability to grasp scholarship and social reality with a critical mindset. Graduates will be able to use these skills to identify and analyze important social issues in their proper context, the links between the behavior of social actors and their interests, values, and strategies, and the shaping and implementation of public policy.
The Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University includes the Center for Social and Economic Strategies which shares staff with the Department of Public and Social Policy.