Theory and History of Modern Czech Literature

 Name of Specialisation

Theory and History of Modern Czech Literature

 Type of programme


 Length of Programme

4 years

 Mode of study

on site and combined



 Specialisation Description

Doctoral programme History of Newer Czech Literature focuses on scientific research and independent creative work in the field of modern Czech literature, i.e. literature of the 19th and 20th century as well as its relation to other cultural contexts in Europe or worldwide. Studies in the Doctoral degree programme are based on an individual curriculum and led by a supervisor, in both on site or combined mode of study. During the studies, emphasis is placed on the issues of literary-historical methods and on development of literary-thinking thinking, which helps the students in the realization of their dissertation projects. Each defended Dissertation constitutes an independent scientific monograph, bringing a relevant contribution to current issues of the field.

Graduate profile

Graduates of the Doctoral degree programme are prepared for independent scientific activity. They are qualified in contemporary literary and literary-historical thinking, and capable of interpretation while critically using individual linguistic theories. They can develop or innovate these approaches in a creative way, thus contributing to currently discussed issues or questions of the field.

Graduates are fully qualified for independent and team scientific work at higher education and scientific institutions. Their qualifications also enable them to hold specialized positions in publishing, media or cultural institutions.

 Guaranteeing Workplace

Institute of Czech Studies FA USB


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 Admission Procedure

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