Degree programme objectives

The goal of the programme is to develop students into independent and competent researchers in the field of diachronic and/or synchronic Romance linguistics. Graduates will acquire appropriate methodological framework within their field of specialization and will be able to apply it in their own research.

Study plans

Admission Procedures
Admission to Doctoral degree programmes in 2023/2024 (beginning: Autumn 2023)
Submission deadline until midnight 30/4/2023

  • Information on entrance examinations designed for this degree programme

    Deadline for applications: January 1 - April 30

    Deadline for delivery of documents for the admission procedure: May 15

    Documents for the admission procedure:

    • signed CV;
    • list of publications;
    • dissertation project + a list of literature on the topic.

      All documents are to be inserted to the e-application ("Documents section"), deadline May 15, 2022. Applicants are requested to include their full name and application number in all attached documents.

      The entrance exam will be an interview on the dissertation project.

      Notice that proof of completion of the master's study (officially certified copy of the diploma, in the case of education, obtained abroad also the so-called nostrification) shall be submitted by the accepted applicants when enrolling in the study. It is not required to prove the completion of a master's degree at the interview.

  • Evaluation criteria valid for the applicants applying for a place on this degree programme

    The applicants can obtain a maximum of 100 points. The minimum number of points for passing the exam is 75. The applicants are assessed in the following areas:

    • dissertation project (max. 50 points);
    • interview (max. 50 points).

Studies

  • Objectives

    The goal of the programme is to develop students into independent and competent researchers in the field of diachronic and/or synchronic Romance linguistics. Graduates will acquire appropriate methodological framework within their field of specialization and will be able to apply it in their own research.

  • Learning Outcomes

    After successfully completing his/her studies the graduate is able to:

    • deal scientifically with various linguistic and methodological problematics in Romance linguistics
    • methodologically develop a research field
    • prove herself/himself successful in research and academic institutions, and wherever it is necessary to use theoretical, methodological and practical knowledge and skills at any public, private, Czech or foreign institution
  • Occupational Profiles of Graduates

    Post-graduates are prepared to enter research activities and occupations requiring highly specialized ability in theoretical linguistics, especially in universities and research institutes at international level.

  • Practical Training

    Practical training is not required. However, PhD students are required to hold a research fellowship at a foreign university or any other foreign research center.

  • Goals of Theses

    The standard extent of doctoral work is about 180,000 characters. During the process of preparation, writing and editing of the thesis the postgraduate student will be consulting with her or his supervisor on a regular basis. In the PhD thesis, the student shows his or her ability for critical thinking in methodological and analytical work and reliable independence in finding solutions. It is expected that the PhD thesis should make a positive and substantial contribution in the field of knowledge in the area.

Basic information

Abbreviation
D-ROJA_
Type
doctoral degree programme
Degree
Ph.D.
Length of studies
4 years
Language of instruction
Czech Czech

13
number of active students
2
number of theses/dissertations

Faculty of Arts
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