PhD in Philosophy of Religion

The programme is carried out in cooperation with the Philosophical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences. A dissertation in Philosophy of Religion may deal with a variety of topics related to the philosophy of religion, philosophy in its relation to religious issues, or history of religious ideas. The typical methodology is the analysis of philosophical or religious texts in their original languages.

Before applying, the candidates are supposed to consult their dissertation project with their potential supervisors recommended by the guarantor of the programme. During the interview, the project is discussed and knowledge of the languages required for its realisation is checked.

Postgraduate doctoral studies in Philosophy of Religion are guranteed by:

Prof. Lenka Karfíková, Dr. theol.

Head of Department of Philosophy

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Field of expertise: philosophy and theology of late antiquity and the Middle Ages

Other supervisors and their fields of expertise


Prof. Pavel Hošek, Ph.D.

the relationship between theology and culture, the relationship between theology and the science of religion, assumptions and possibilities of interfaith dialogue


Ass. Prof. Ota Halama, Ph.D.

medieval and reformation history in general, especially the history and thinking of the Czech Reformation and its traditions


Supervisors in the field of philosophy may also be assigned from among the senior researchers of the Philosophical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences.

If you have further questions....

Assoc. Prof. Petr Sláma, Ph.D.

Vice-Dean for Doctoral Studies

(+420) 221 988 418

Karolína Surovcová

Doctoral Program Liaison

(+420) 221 988 210

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