Follow-up Master's degree in full-time form. The language of instruction is Czech.

The programme can be studied as a single subject or in combination with another programme.

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Admission to Master's degree programmes in 2024/2025 (beginning: Autumn 2024)
Submission deadline until midnight 30 April 2024.

What will you learn?

The aim of the Master’s degree study programme is to develop and deepen the knowledge and skills acquired in the Bachelor’s degree study programme. Students will become acquainted in detail with the intellectual aspects of the social and cultural evolution of humankind and develop their critical thinking and argumentative skills. The contents of the program include contemporary Anglo-American, French, and German philosophy, ontology, epistemology, comparative ethics, and scientific methodology. Contemporary issues in systematic philosophy, ethics, theory, and scientific methodology are emphasized.

“Understanding and being persuasive.”

Practical training

Practical training is not an obligatory part of the study plan.

Further information

Career opportunities

Graduates with this degree are qualified for independent work in state administration, educational institutions, and professional institutions of social sciences and humanities orientations. They can make use of their acquired knowledge and skills in editorial work in journals and publishing companies, and in any positions requiring communicative skills, critical thinking, and unbiased judgment.

Admission requirements

Deadline for submitting applications: January 1 - April 30

Who the programme is intended for: The programme is intended for graduates of any Bachelor’s degree programme.

Conditions of acceptance: Applicants upload the following documents for the admission procedure into the e-aplication (rubric “Documents”) by June 1:

  • Applicants must submit a motivation letter (up to 20 points), a persuasive essay (up to 40 points) and a list of completed courses (up to 40 points). In the motivation letter, the applicant will first of all describe what he/she expects from studying philosophy and how academically prepared he/she is. A persuasive essay on any topic must respect the criteria of professional style, contain a clearly formulated thesis and the reasons for its acceptance; the essay must not exceed 12 000 characters. The originality of the thesis, the persuasiveness of the reasons and the appropriateness of the style will be evaluated. The applicant also submits a Diploma Supplement of his/her previous studies; if he/she does not have one, then he/she submits a transcript of records that includes a complete list of courses taken and grades received.

Applicants are required to include their full name and application number on all attached documents.

Website Department of Philosophy.

General information on the course of the admission procedure to the follow-up Master’s degree programmes at FA MU can be found here. Documents for the current admission procedure are kept in Materials for Applicants.

Criteria for evaluation

Pass/fail line of the entrance examination: 60 points (out of 100). Evaluation for the essay - max. 40 points, evaluation for the motivation letter - max. 20 points, evaluation for list of completed courses- max. 40 points.

Minimum score and numbers of accepted applicants in past years


1 Jan – 30 Apr 2024

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Study options

Single-subject studies

Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.

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Combined studies

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration

Philosophy as a minor degree programme

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration

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Courses – curriculum examples

An example of your study plan:

Single-subject studies

Combined studies

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration

Follow-up studies

After completion of the Master's studies, it is possible to continue further studies in Doctoral's degree programme in Philosophy or Philosophy and History of Science and Technology (or some other related fields after satisfying the admission requirements).

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Arts
Type of studies Follow-up master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
distance No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies Yes
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction Czech

Do you have any questions?
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doc. PhDr. Marek Picha, Ph.D.



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