What will you learn?
The objective is to provide to talented Master's degree holders the possibility to continue their studies in the Doctor's degree program Physics in such specializations that have excellent quality and traditions at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of MU and at cooperating institutions, mainly various institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences. During his/her doctoral studies the student participates in research as a member of a research team, he/she usually partakes in objective financed research and is led in such a way as to become an independent researcher on concluding the doctoral program. Necessary conditions include the publication activity in prestigious international journals, active participation in meetings of scientific peers and usually a long-term stay abroad. This guarantees the ability to communicate with international research partners in English resp. other languages. Our aim is to educate the students so that they are able to independently work at universities and research institutes in the Czech Republic as well as anywhere else in the world.
The Physics PhD graduate becomes a member of a research team during the course of his/her studies, usually participates in purpose-funded research and is led in such a way as to become an independent creative scientist. A long-term stay abroad is a common part of his/her studies and guarantees his/her ability to communicate in English and/or other languages with scientific peers. The graduate is able to do research and teach at universities and scientific research centers in the Czech Republic as well as anywhere else in the world. His/her knowledge, logical thinking, scientific world view and foreign language capabilities enable them to work in other areas as well: quantitative analyst, data scientist, consultant etc.
The admission interview is usually in an online form and consists of two parts:
1) expert interview – checking expertise background and motivation (max. 60 points),
2) Language part – check of communication skills in English, interview and expert discussion is in English (max. 40 points)More information about admission process for international applicants in general can be found here.
Date of the entrance exam
The applicants will receive information about the entrance exam by e-mail usually at least 10 days before the exam.
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Conditions of admission
To be admitted, a candidate must obtain a total of 40 out of 60 points in the expert knowledge part and 20 out of 40 points in the language part.
Successful applicants are informed of their acceptance by e-mail and subsequently receive an invitation to the enrolment.
The capacity of a given programme is not fixed; students are admitted based on a decision by the Doctoral Board after assessing their aptitude for study and motivation.
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