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Information for prospective students

 

Course information, application, admission requirements and entrance exams

LING currently offers the following study programmes:

  • Linguistics BA*  (double-subject degree only, taught in Czech)  *The BA programme is now being re-accredited. It will be open for applications again by April 2019 – with admission exams scheduled on June or September 2019.
  • Linguistics MA* (double-subject degree only, taught in Czech)  *The MA programme is now being re-accredited. It will be open for applications  again by April 2019 – with admission exams scheduled on June or September 2019.
  • Linguistics PhD

General information for applicants.




Prospective PhD students:

Entrance exam – evaluation criteria:

  1. presentation of the dissertation project proposal (0-30 pts)
  2. applicant’s portfolio – publications and experience (0-15 pts)
  3. examination of applicant’s knowledge of subject-related literature (0-15 pts)

    Five candidates with the highest score will be selected (threshold score is 30 pts).

Recommended lenght of the dissertation project is 3000-4000 words including references.

Prior to application, please contact the president of the subject area board, Mirjam Fried, and your prospective supervisor, in order to consult the proposed project.

Conditions for admission

Admission to Doctoral studies is conditioned by successful completion of a Master’s study programme.

Verification method: entrance exam
Confirmation date (of entrance exam) from: 19.06.2019 Until: 21.06.2019
Alternative date (of entrance exam): 27.06.2019

Information about graduate employment

The General Linguistics Ph.D. graduate is able to analyse in detail the variable and constant elements of language structure and function, both synchronically and diachronically. S/he understands the structure of linguistic theories, the way in which they are related, and also the empirical method of confirming or refuting them. S/he has an insight into the pragmatic and social context of language communication. The graduate’s training has prepared her or him for employment at specialised scientific, research, development, and tertiary education institutions. S/he can work in all spheres of public life where language and language communication play an important role.

 

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