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Creative Arts & Design (9) Education (11) Geography (17) Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

  Faculty of Education, Masaryk University


 Funded PhD Programme (Students Worldwide)

About the Programme

Expand your knowledge with our comprehensive Ph.D. programs in education studies. Whether you want to improve as a dedicated educational researcher, or a passionate advocate for inclusive education, we have a range of specializations to ignite your curiosity and empower you to make a difference. 

The Didactics of Foreign Language program equips you with high-quality academic preparation rooted in domestic and international theoretical and empirical research. Become a catalyst for change in educational policy and contribute to the ongoing professionalization of language teaching. The aim is to contribute to the formation of a common theoretical background of subject didactics as a qualitatively new approach to (general) didactic thinking. Gain expertise in pedagogical approaches, curriculum design, and language acquisition strategies. Inspire language learners and foster cross-cultural communication. We provide this programme in English and German language

Investigate effective teaching and focus on learning within schools in School Pedagogy. Gain knowledge in curriculum development, instructional design, assessment strategies, and classroom management. Create engaging learning environments and meet diverse student needs. The program aims at preparing students for work in academia in the field of educational science. The students would have a fundamental understanding of current approaches and methods in educational research and sound knowledge of educational science. 

Become an advocate for Social Education, fostering social awareness and inclusive practices. Dive into social justice, intercultural competence, and community engagement. Empower students to promote equity and social change. The study programme integrates both theoretical and practical courses. The specific aim of the practical courses is mainly to provide the students with research skills related to the field of study. In their practical courses students colaborate with the programme guarantor who provides them with regular feedback. 

In Special Education, make a difference in the lives of learners with diverse needs. Explore evidence-based practices, assessments, and interventions. Advocate for inclusive education and equal opportunities. The aim of the doctoral study program is to prepare researchers specializing in research, teaching and professional activities in special education focusing on following fields: speech therapy, hearing impairment, intellectual disability, physical disability, visual impairment, specific learning disorders, multiple disorders, special andragogy and addictology. 

Or immerse yourself in the Theory of Art and Gallery Education. Explore the transformative power of art in fostering creativity, critical thinking, and personal growth. Develop expertise in museum education, curriculum design, and arts-based research. The aim of the doctoral degree program is to prepare specialized professionals with a focus on the theory of art education and its overlap with other disciplines. The basis is creating the theoretical background of the field, scientific research and extension of professional competencies towards the theory and practice of art and gallery pedagogy. 

Our Geography Education program is designed to foster creativity, critical thinking, and personal growth. Whether you aspire to shape young minds in the classroom or conduct groundbreaking research in geography, our program equips you with the necessary expertise to make a lasting impact on the future of education and geographical understanding. The objective of the study programme is to provide scholars, researchers, stakeholders, curriculum developers and motivated educators with high quality scientific training. 

Our Ph.D. programs in Education and Language Studies provide a perfect environment for growth, collaboration, and professional development. Join our community of scholars and educators, shaping your future and making a meaningful impact in education. More information is available on our website

Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.

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