The doctoral study of theology

The doctoral study of theology (Th.D.) focuses on scholarly research and independent creative activity in the field of theology. The applicant selects one of five areas, in which she then specializes in her study; these are: systematic theology, theological anthropology and ethics, practical theology, church law and church history.

The study is organized in four years. It takes place under the supervision of an advisor, following an individual study plan. In the course of her study the doctoral student masters methods of scholarly work and its professional presentation. The study plan comprises basic doctoral seminar taken by all students of first and second year together, individual doctoral seminar consisting in preparation of own dissertation thesis under the guidance of the advisor, and specialization doctoral seminars, the number and topics of which are stipulated by the academic board for the individual doctoral students, e.g. according to their previous studies, sphere of specialization, topic of dissertation and needs of particular student.

The doctoral study programme prepares the student for independent scholarly work. He/she will also be capable of pedagogical application of the acquired scholarly knowledge. He/she has mastered methods of independent scholarly work in the field, and especially can follow up on current research in the field and treat scholarly issues. He/she is able to independently publish the results and put them to practice.

For more info contact Prof. Dr. Martin Weis (mail to:


Deadline for submitting applications for study: 30th April, 2021, the date of the entrance exams: 2nd June, 2021, administration fee: 500 CZK.

This fee is payable via bank transfer to account number: 104725778/0300 (ČSOB bank), constant code: 0308, variable code: 6020104, specific code: number generated by the system in the e-application.  How to submit your application: online; also, it is necessary to send a certified (by a notary) photocopy of your university degree certificate from the relevant field of study and also a written proposal for your dissertation project. Before submitting it is necessary to consult the dissertation project with a future supervisor.


Supervisors for Ph.D. study of Theology:

doc. Michal Kaplánek, Th.D.,

doc. Tomáš Machula, Ph.D.,Th.D.,

doc. PhDr. Ludmila Muchová, Ph.D.,

doc. JUDr. Stanislav Přibyl, Ph.D.,

prof. Dr. Karel Skalický, Th.D.,

doc. Jindřich Šrajer, Dr.theol.,

doc. Mgr. Jaroslav Vokoun, Th.D.,

prof. ThLic. PaedDr. Martin Weis, Th.D.,


Maximum number of students accepted: Doctoral studies

Theologie / Theologie (German language studies): 6

Theology / Theology (English language studies): 6

The entrance exam takes place in the form of a language test (a choice of English / German / Italian / Spanish / French / Russian; the applicant chooses a language different from the native language) and an oral interview.

All applicants will be notified subsequently regarding the success of their application for study at the faculty.

The cost is  550£ per year and a limited number of scholarship is available.

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