FF FDHIkJ History
Name in Czech: Historie
doctoral combined
Included in the programme: FF D-HI_ History

Final state doctoral examination and defence of the doctoral thesis

The state doctoral examination consists of an oral examination and the defense of a doctoral thesis. The purpose of the oral exam is to demonstrate the doctoral student's ability to orientate himself in historical contexts, ask questions and answer current social challenges.

The oral part of the state doctoral examination is based on the dialogue of the doctoral student with the examination commission. During the oral exam, the doctoral student will answer the questions that will emphasize the methodology of modern historical work, the possibilities of modern historical thinking, the perspective of knowledge and the importance of historical sciences for society.

In the doctoral thesis, the student presents the results of research that he/she came to during his/her studies. The doctoral thesis must contain the results of the doctoral student's original research, including already published output or output accepted for publication. The work must demonstrate the ability and readiness for independent activity in the field of research or development or for autonomous theoretical and creative activity.

The thesis must be submitted for defense in the Czech or Slovak language, it is also permissible to submit the doctoral thesis in one of the world languages (English, German, Russian, French) in agreement with the supervisor and after discussion by the scientific board. The text of the dissertation must be at an excellent level in terms of grammar and style.

Requirements of the study

Research activities:
Preparing the dissertation – takes place throughout the studies and makes up at least 60% of the workload
Defending the dissertation proposal – must be completed no later than the fifth semester
Publishing –of the workload consists of at least two articles in peer-reviewed, preferably foreign journals; makes up 10%
Teaching (participating in course instruction) – doctoral students can teach courses, participate in supervising bachelor's theses, etc; this can amount to a maximum of 150 hours per studies (up to 10% of the workload)
Internship abroad – must amount to at least one month, ideally one semester
Conference participation – it is necessary to prove active participation for at least three home and one international conference

Academic courses (total max. 20% of workload):
Methodology Seminar
Academic German
English or another world language

Proposal of dissertation topics and topics of defended dissertations

The Making of Central Europe
Reformation in the regional and Central European context
Genius, Prophet, Savior: The Cult of Karl Marx in Austria-Hungary before the First World War
Forced migration in the 20th century
Theory to Good Practice: The Life and Work of Sir Roger Scruton

Recommended progress through the study plan

Povinné předměty - filozofie a cizí jazyky (25 kreditů)

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:CJV_D_AEnglish for Doctoral Studies J. Lennonzk 0/0/05 --
FF:CJV_D_FFrench for Doctoral Studies L. Václavíkzk 0/0/05 --
FF:CJV_D_RRussian for PhD Studies - C1 J. Mikešovázk 0/0/05 --
FF:CJV_D_SSpanish for Doctoral Studies V. De Azevedo Camachozk 0/0/05 --
FF:PHDZ1Philosophy for doctoral studies 1 J. Krobz 0/0/0 6x2 hodiny.10 --
FF:PHDZ2Philosophy for doctoral studies 2 J. Krobk 0/0/0 3x2 hodiny za semestr.10 --
40 credits

Povinné předměty (215 kreditů)

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:HIDA01aResearch and Study I M. Wihodaz 0/0/010 1-
FF:HIDA01bResearch and Study II M. Wihodaz 0/0/010 2-
FF:HIDA01cResearch and Study III M. Wihodaz 0/0/010 3-
FF:HIDA01dResearch and Study IV M. Wihodak 0/0/010 4-
FF:HIDA02aDoctoral Reading I D. Nečasovák 0/0/05 1-
FF:HIDA02bDoctoral Reading II D. Nečasovák 0/0/05 2-
FF:HIDA02cDoctoral Reading III D. Nečasovák 0/0/05 3-
FF:HIDA02dDoctoral Reading IV D. Nečasovák 0/0/05 4-
FF:HIDA03aGuest lecture I T. Malýz 0/0/05 1-
FF:HIDA03bGuest lecture II T. Malýz 0/0/05 2-
FF:HIDA03cGuest lecture III T. Malýz 0/0/05 3-
FF:HIDA03dGuest lecture IV T. Malýz 0/0/05 4-
FF:HIDA04aWriting Seminar I L. Fasoraz 0/0/010 5-
FF:HIDA04bWriting Seminar II L. Fasoraz 0/0/010 6-
FF:HIDA04cWriting Seminar III L. Fasoraz 0/0/010 7-
FF:HIDA04dWriting Seminar IV L. Fasoraz 0/0/013 8-
FF:HIDA05aGerman Language I T. Knozz 0/0/05 5-
FF:HIDA05bGerman Language II T. Knozzk 0/0/05 6-
FF:HIDA06Historiography J. Hanušzk 0/0/012 7-
FF:HIDA07Scientific publication M. Wihodaz 0/0/020 --
FF:HIDA08Research and Study M. Wihodaz 0/0/020 --
FF:HIDA09Doctoral Dissertation Thesis M. Wihodaz 0/0/05 8-
FF:HIDA10Doctoral Dissertation M. Wihodaz 0/0/025 8-
215 credits