Indo-European Comparative Linguistics

"Language in change. Change in language."

What will you learn?

The Ph.D. study program "Indo-european linguistics" is fit for those serious to study the development of languaes, especially of Indo-European. Preferable it is for such students who want to professionally follow their carrier with the diachronic linguistics.

Practical training

An integral part of the study is publishing papers (in the extent given by the individual study program) and teaching at least one term course.

Further information

Career opportunities

The study is primarily for those interested in the professional carrier in academics.

Admission requirements

Data from the previous admission procedure (1 Aug – 30 Nov 2021)

Deadline for applications: August 1 - November 30, 2021.

Deadline for delivery of documents for the admission procedure: December 15, 2021.

Documents for the admission procedure:

  • signed CV;
  • list of publications;
  • dissertation project;
  • cover letter.
  • All documents are to be inserted to the e-application ("Documents section"), deadline December 15, 2021. 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.

Criteria for evaluation

Success limit: 27 points (max. 36 points).

Three questions will be asked, for each it will be possible to get a maximum of 12 points.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Arts
Type of studies Doctoral
Mode full-time Yes
combined Yes
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 4 years
Language of instruction Czech
Doctoral board and doctoral committees

Do you have any questions?
Send us an e-mail to

PhDr. Aleš Bičan, Ph.D.



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