Faculty of Science, Charles University belongs to the leading research institutions in the Czech Republic. We are proud of our rich history and the number of famous scientists who have worked here (including the Nobel prize laureates Einstein and Heyrovsky). The members of our research groups are authors or co-authors of hundreds of publications in the most prestigious journals including Nature and Science. Do you want to contribute to new discoveries in science? Join us in the STARS program!
The STARS program at Charles University aims to attract the best students from abroad, as well as from the Czech Republic.
As STARS PhD students you have access to
- Advanced methodological courses
- High-tech laboratories and core facilities
- Soft skills training
- Czech language courses for foreign students
We offer 49 fully-funded PhD positions in the following fields:
- Environmental Studies
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- The STARS program is open to all applicants who hold a master‘s degree or equivalent in sciences, medicine, pharmacology etc.
- You can choose up to three projects (see Open calls) for which you can then apply through an online application form.
- The program is competitive. The supervisors of the individual PhD projects will shortlist eligible applicants, who will then be interviewed.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Prague
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The STARS program guarantees that the student will receive at least 20500 CZK/month (equivalent of cca 800 EUR/month). The actual income may exceed this amount, depending on the specific funding of each individual project.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 9 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.