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Catholic Theology - PhD programm

Admission Procedure

Do you have a Master's degree (or Licentiate) in Theology and know one more language (German, French, Italian, Spanish)? Excellent! Then you qualify for applying for our PhD program. 

 

Admission interview


During a short presentation, you will introduce your project and we will talk about your dissertation topic, including a brief presentation in German, Italian, French or Spanish. You can consult your dissertation topic in advance with the program supervisor. 


Take with you: dissertation project (max. 5 pages), ppt presentation of your dissertation.

 

Written test.


It will map out your knowledge in the field of Theology.

The online entrance exam will take place in June 2022. 
 

Christian Thought - PhD programm

Admission Procedure

Do you have a Master's degree in Theology, Philosophy, History, Philology or related fields of study, and know one more language (German, French, Italian, Spanish)? Excellent! Then you qualify for applying for our PhD program. 

Admission interview


During a short presentation, you will introduce your project and we will talk about your dissertation topic, including a brief presentation in German, Italian, French or Spanish. You can consult your dissertation topic in advance with the program supervisor. 


Take with you: dissertation project (max. 5 pages), ppt presentation of your dissertation.

 

Written test.


It will map out your knowledge in the field of Theology.

The online entrance exam will take place in June 2022. 
 

Deadline for submission: 31 May 2022

How to apply?

Fill in the Online Application Form UPOL   
 

After filling in the online application form, upload and submit the required documents.

 

The deadline for submitting your application, along with paying the administration fee of 690 CZK, is 31 May 2022.
 

Make sure that you have all the required documents prepared in time.

 

Required documents:

 

  • Structured Curriculum Vitae (signed)

  • Motivation letter

  • Certified copy of Master´s degree diploma - you are also eligible to apply during the last year of your current study programme, provided you obtain your final degree and submit a certified copy before 30 September of the respective year.

  • Official academic transcripts and certificates from the university (or a certified copy)

  • Letter of Recommendation – from a professor or an academic who can assess the applicant’s ability and motivation to enroll in the program

  • Dissertation project proposal – the proposal of max. 5 pages must define the theoretical or empirical research field of the dissertation project, overall aim of the research, state-of-the-art discussion of theory and research in the area, suggested methodological approach, and bibliography

  • Dissertation Project Presentation (in PPT etc.)

  • Proofs of professional activity in the chosen field of study (such as conference participation, non-degree study, publications, etc. 

  • Additional documentation – Proof of English language competence (CEFR level B2) – to be proven by English language certificates (TOEFL, IELTS, CAE, CPE) or documents about previous university studies in English language) and Passport Copy of valid passport or European ID card – a photocopy of the page with a photograph and personal data

 

Requirements on document certification are different depending on the country where the document was issued information available here. Please study thoroughly: here

All the documents stated above (accompanied by a certified translation into Czech or English, if not originally in one of these languages) must also be submitted (by mail) by the deadline as officially authenticated hard copies to the following address:

 

Sts Cyril and Methodius Faculty of Theology
Ms Jitka Ambrozová
Palacký University Olomouc
Univerzitní 244/22
771 11 Olomouc
IČ: 61989592

Annual fee is 1700 EUR