Understand music.

What will you learn?

The aim of this four-year doctoral degree study programme is to prepare fully qualified university experts. The study programme offers highly specialized and individualized studies that include scholarly work in the fields of music history, sociology, aesthetics, music theory, and organology. The study programme specializes in both early and modern Czech and European music culture with special attention to some themes, including the music activities of religious brethren in Moravia in early modern times, court music, Leoš Janáček, Alois Hába, the study of audience taste, and the relationship between music theory and aesthetics in the 19th and 20th centuries. Graduates are fully qualified for work requiring expert knowledge and critical thinking. They master the subject discourse and methodological aspects of individual disciplines. They are equipped with thorough knowledge of the subject of their specialization. They carry out independent creative expert and scholarly work. Graduates are employed at universities and in scholarly and cultural institutions.

Practical training

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Career opportunities

Graduates are fully qualified for work in a field that requires expert knowledge and critical thinking. Graduates are employed in universities, high schools, and in scholarly and cultural institutions.


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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

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Mgr. Jan Karafiát