Admission for postgraduate (PhD.) studies

Postgraduate doctoral (PhD.) studiesPostgraduate doctoral studies

The graduate of the university course of studies of pharmacy (or of some related fields such as medicine or natural sciences) that has acquired Magister (Mgr.) or Master (MS) degree or its equivalent can apply for admission to the four-year internal or five-year external course of postgraduate doctoral studies.

Doctoral (PhD.) Studies at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Charles University - overview


Study programs opened for 2021/2022 in English

You are welcome to apply for studies in the following postgraduate (doctoral) study programs available in English:


How To Apply

Applications are accepted until April 30, 2021 by the Faculty of Pharmacy, Charles University, Heyrovského 1203, 500 05 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. Fee – application 720,- CZK (In case of acceptable application).

Application form

Once application form is received, you will be contacted by a responsible tutor of the program. After the tutor has agreed to accept you, you will be contacted by the Office of International Relations via email to provide below mentioned documents and information which are necessary and obligatory for the admission to our Faculty.

  • A graduate of university studies of pharmacy (or some related fields such as medicine or natural sciences) who has acquired Magister (Mgr.) or Master (MS) degree or its equivalent can apply for the admission to the four-year internal postgraduate doctoral studies.
  • The photograph (passport size)
  • Medical Fitness Certificate
  • Curriculum vitae
  • English certificate TOEFL 50-70 or IELTS 5.5 - 5.0.
  • Two written references (at least one referee should be familiar with applicant’s academic work)

All documents should be provided in an authenticated English version.
The Faculty of Pharmacy will consider the application afterwards.

Entrance exams

Entrance exams for applicants registered by April 30, 2021 (start of study October 1, 2021)

Admission procedure for academic year 2021/2022

  • Date of publication: January 2, 2021
  • Deadline for applications: April 30, 2021
  • Entrance exams: 1. - 25. 6. 2021
  • Alternative entrance exams: 7.- 16. 7. 2021

Tuition fees

Postgraduate studies (a four-year course leading to a PhD degree) in English

The course is available only to applicants with a Master Degree or its equivalent (Mgr., MSc, etc.). The tuition fee for the postgraduate (doctoral, PhD) studies at the Faculty of Pharmacy (in Academic Year 2020/2021) is 0,- CZK (Czech crowns) per year for English-speaking students. This is a net fee, which does not include the subsistence and living costs.

Important note

Accommodation at University Halls of Residence in Hradec Králové is optional; it costs 150 EUR per bed per month. For additional 120 EUR per month a full board (3 meals a day) is provided and available there.

The Faculty of Pharmacy is ready to mediate some services, such as tickets for municipal transport (about 10 EUR for a month or 20 EUR for 3 months). A limited number of textbooks will be available for studying in the Faculty Study Room (opening hours: 8a.m. - 4p.m.).

Survey of Tuition Fees 

Type of study Tuition fee CZK
per annum
Lodging euro
per bed/month
Board euro
per month
4-Year postgraduate
"PhD" Course in English
0 CZK 150 € 120 €


The student is strongly advised to enter into a medical insurance agreement, obtained in the Czech Republic or elsewhere, providing health insurance throughout the course of study.


Charles University is the right choice!

Check for further details or contact the Research Department of the Faculty of Pharmacy:
E-mail: and telephone: +420 495 067 419

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