How to apply

The application procedure requires a little time, effort and attention. Before you apply, please make sure that the Ph.D. programme meets your aspirations.

Application deadline: 16 June 2017

How to apply

  1. Complete the online Application Form at: admission.upol.cz
  2. After filling in the online application form, upload and submit the following documents:
  • Structured Curriculum Vitae (signed)
  • Certified copy of Master´s degree diploma in law or similar field of study. 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 Motivation
  • Letter of Recommendation – from a professor or an academic who can assess applicant’s ability and motivation to enrol in the program
  • 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
  • Passport Copy of valid passport or European ID card – a photocopy of the page with a photograph and personal data
  • Dissertation project proposal – the proposal of 1,000-1,500 words 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
  • Additional documentation (if relevant) – proofs of professional activity in the chosen field of study (such as conference participation, non-degree study, publications, etc.).

All the documents stated above (accompanied by a certified translation to Czech or English, if not originally in one of these languages) must be submitted by the deadline also as officially authenticated hard copies by regular mail, express mail or registered mail to the International Relations Office of the Faculty of Law:

Ms. Radana Kuncová
International Relations Office
Faculty of Law, Palacký University Olomouc
Tř. 17. Listopadu 8, 771 11 Olomouc
Czech Republic

  1. Pay the application fee of CZK 640 (equivalent in EUR) online or by a bank transfer.
  2. You will be invited for an entrance examination. The entrance examination consists of an interview, at which the applicant presents the dissertation project before board of professors. In case of international students the Faculty of Law may decide on the admission on the basis of submitted documents. However, additionally a skype interview may be required.

Contact

International Relations Office
Faculty of Law, Palacký University Olomouc
Tř. 17. Listopadu 8, 771 11 Olomouc
Czech Republic
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