The Centre for Ethics as Study in Human Value, as part of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Pardubice, is pleased to offer Fully Funded PhD Scholarships with the CE to study in the Czech Republic. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
The Centre’s aim is to develop a conception of the nature and value of humanity and to apply it to a range of personal and political issues, including attitudes towards marginalised groups and issues surrounding populism, nationalism, religious conflict, migration and a changing European identity.
The University of Pardubice plays the role of a pinnacle centre of education, independent learning and research activities, plays a key role in the scientific, cultural, social and economic development of the society. The University of Pardubice is now one of 26 public higher education institutions in the Czech Republic and the only university in the Pardubice Region.
Academic Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.
Courses: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Philosophy.
Country of Study: Czech Republic
Value of Scholarship Award: This is a fully funded scholarship. To its PhD students, it offers an inspiring environment, support for living costs, funding opportunities for travel, and the opportunity to engage in the philosophical work of the Centre, including participation in conferences, workshops and seminars.
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Applicants will ordinarily have a Master’s degree in Philosophy. In exceptional cases the admission committee can accept Master’s level graduation in another discipline but only if the relevance can be shown. Applicants are required to attach certified documents concerning their university education, including an academic transcript, to the application form. In exceptional cases where an applicant is due to graduate after the deadline for submitting applications, these documents must be submitted earliest possible. All required documents which are not originally in Czech, English or Latin must be translated into one of these languages and the translation must also be certified.
- All applicants must have a good grasp of spoken and written academic English. The admission interview will be conducted in English.
- The applicants should submit a Research Proposal (1500-2000 words) outlining their future doctoral dissertation. It should formulate a clear research problem, and proposed the methodology, as well as the basic sources and bibliography relevant to the topic. (The bibliography is not included in the word count.) It is advisable that the applicants explain their prior acquaintance with the subject. They can also attach the list of their own publication or presentation activities.
Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants will ordinarily have a Master’s degree in Philosophy. In exceptional cases the admission committee can accept Master’s level graduation in another discipline but only if the relevance can be shown.
English language Requirements: The working language of the PhD programme and of the Centre is English and applicants should have a good grasp of academic English, both written and spoken. No knowledge of Czech is required.
How to Apply: Documents and information to be submitted with the application form:
- Certified copy of Master’s diploma.
- Academic transcript.
- Names and contact details of two academic referees.
- Name of the preferred supervisor.
- Research Proposal.
- (Optional) A list of publications and presentations.
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 31, 2017.