Click here for the regulations regarding entrance exams for the Translation Studies PhD programme in Czech (including the application process).
Our Institute is launching a new Translation Studies PhD programme in French and English, accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic. If you are interested in joining the programme, please contact the Chair of the Scientific Committee.
Requirements for acceptance as a PhD student:
PhD dissertation proposal
Foreign language exam
The entrance exams consist of the following parts:
Discussion and interview concerning the applicant's dissertation proposal
Discussion about the applicant's bibliography and translation and/or interpreting experience
Translation text analysis, provided that the applicant is not a graduate of our school
Language skills test for English (provided the applicant is not a native speaker) or for French, German, Russian or Spanish, if English was the subject of their Master's degree
The dissertation proposal should be focused on translation studies (theory, history, methodology or empirical research) and should contain the following:
Goals and objectives of the study
Summary of the current state of research
Methodological issues and approaches
Contributions to the field
Bibliography and sources