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Silesian University is now accepting applications for scholarships for students enrolled in the Master in Business Economics and Management program. Students from around the world are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

The aim of the scholarship is to award outstanding achievement and to attract students of the highest caliber from around the world.

The School of Business Administration (SU SBA) located in Karvina is historically the oldest part of the Silesian University. The modern building of the school offers a pleasant atmosphere for its students. The Faculty has a total of about 3 200 registered students (300 of them from abroad) and 80 teachers. The School is oriented towards the education of experts in the economic, financial, social, administrative fields of study as well as computer studies.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.

Study Subject: Applicants can apply to the study degree program in Economics and Management, the field of study Business Economics and Management, the specialization Marketing and Trade.

Scholarship Award: Scholarship for talented international students
The Dean of the SU SBA may award a one-time scholarship in the amount of 50.000 CZK to a maximum of 5 talented foreign students of the SU SBA (5 best foreign students; without legal claim).

Merit-based scholarship
Up to ten merit-based scholarships each semester amounting to 10.000 CZK (approx. 370 EUR) will be awarded to students with best grade point average not exceeding the value 1.7.
If less than 10 students achieve the grade point average lower than 1.7 the total amount of scholarship 100.000 CZK will be equally divided among awarded students.

Example: Five students achieve the grade point average lower than 1.7, therefore each of them will receive the merit-based scholarship of 20.000 CZK.

Scholarship Program for Foreigners/asylum seekers
The extraordinary scholarship in support of studies of foreigners/asylum seekers in degree programs taught in English at the Silesian University in Opava in the academic year 2017/2018 will be granted to students who are persons who were provided international protection in the form of asylum or complementary protection under the Act no. 325/1999 Coll., on asylum, as amended, or who, based on the international obligations of the Czech Republic, should be viewed as asylum seekers or exiles, or people in a similar situation such as asylum seekers.

The application is submitted by the student in writing to the appropriate office, which administers his/her study agenda, by the deadline of 31 October 2017 at the latest.

The scholarship is earmarked for the payment of fees associated with studies for the degree program taught in a foreign language. Head of the respective part of the university specifies the amount with particular regard to the economic demands of studies, the cost of quality assurance of studies and their administration with regard to the current situation in a similar field of education.

The scholarship will be paid as a single payment.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in the Czech Republic

Eligibility: With regard to awarding the scholarship the Dean shall decide based on the following criteria:

  • The awarded student must be citizen of the country classified as upper-middle-income, lower-middle-income, low-income economy by the actual classification of the World Bank (http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-and-lending-groups)
  • The awarded student achieved outstanding results in bachelor degree studies.
  • The awarded student must prove (with proper documents) extracurricular activities and community service record (studies abroad; activities in student and/or academic organizations; participation in projects and scientific events; activities in non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, charity organizations; business-related activities)
  • The awarded student must earn at least 31 ECTS credits during the first semester of studies at the SBA.
  • The scholarship can be awarded only once during the studies.

Nationality: Students from around the world are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: The awarded student achieved outstanding results in bachelor degree studies.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

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Application Deadline: The mode of application deadline is April 18, 2018.

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Centre of Theology, Philosophy and Media Theory is delighted to offer Junior Scholars Fellowship for 2017-2018 academic year. Students from the Czech Republic are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

This program aims to be an original contribution towards building a new platform of dialogue between postmodern culture and theological thinking and its focus is on the exploration, analysis and critique of culturally and theologically relevant turns such as the return of the religious, the theological turn in continental philosophy, the media turn, etc.

Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue postdoctoral and doctoral research programme.

Study Subject: The Junior Research Fellowship aims to foster research at the intersection of contemporary theology, philosophy and media theory. Particularly, we offer a research position within the framework of our research program “Christianity after Christendom: Paradoxes of “Theological Turns” in Contemporary Culture”.

Scholarship Award: Appointed candidate will receive 25 500 CZK (aprox. 1000 EUR, gross) per month to cover accommodation, living expenses, travel and any incidental costs related to their stay in Prague. The centre will provide the fellow with standard equipped office space, access to the internet (the administrative staff of the centre also offers assistance with finding suitable accommodation and all administration due to relocation). The fellow will take on academic roles within the centre and its activities.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in the Czech Republic

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Candidate must currently pursue a doctoral degree or have recently obtained a PhD (not later than 2012) in theology, philosophy, media theory, or in any related discipline in the humanities
  • Candidate must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Candidate must not be older than 35 

Nationality: Students from the Czech Republic are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Candidate must currently pursue a doctoral degree or have recently obtained a PhD (not later than 2012) in theology, philosophy, media theory, or in any related discipline in the humanities.

English Language Requirements: Candidate must be proficient in written and spoken English.

Postdoctoral Scholarships

How to Apply: Candidates are invited to submit an application composed of:

i) A concise research proposal (max. 8000 characters) containing:

  • Research question addressed within the “Christianity after Christendom” project.
  • Research goals and expected results
  • Work and time plan

ii) A complete CV, including a list of publications and the summary of dissertation

iii) One letter of recommendation by a scholar familiar with the applicant’s academic work.

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is June 15, 2017.

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A PhD Position is available in Bird Ecology at the Department of Zoology and Laboratory of Ornithology Faculty of Science, Palacky University. PhD student will join a team working on the research project entitled ‘The use of RFID technology for monitoring of cavity-breeding birds’.

Palacký University, Olomouc is the oldest university in Moravia and the second-oldest in the Czech Republic. It was established in 1573 as a public university led by the Jesuit order in Olomouc, which was at that time the capital of Moravia and the seat of the episcopacy.

Course Level: Position is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Position is available in Bird Ecology

Scholarship Award: ca 950 euro per month

Scholarship can be taken in the Czech Republic

Eligibility: Applicants must have master’s degree.

Nationality: Students from North America and Europe are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement: 25 euro. Then tuition fee 4000 euro per year

Entrance Requirement:

  • MSc in Biology, with a specialization in Animal Ecology or Zoology
  • Proficient knowledge of English (ability to write scientific papers, B2 or higher)
  • Experience with data analyses
  • Experience with the work on the birds in the field will be an advantage

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: B2

How to Apply: Applications, including a letter of motivation detailing research interests and experience, a CV, a list of publications (if any), a summary of MSc thesis, and a letter of recommendation from an academic referee, should be sent to Miloš Krist (e-mail: milos.krist@upol.cz).

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 19, 2017.

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The Centre for Ethics as Study in Human Value, Department of Philosophy at the University of Pardubice, invites applications for its fully funded PhD programme in Philosophy.

Study areas: ethics and political philosophy

About the programme:

  • Selected candidate will be a full-time, resident student admitted to the PhD programme at the Department of Philosophy
  • Fellow will not pay any tuition fees, and will receive a modest monthly stipend
  • One PhD candidate will be offered the position of Research Assistant in the Centre, to be held concurrently with their studies.
  • This is a fully funded appointment for three years, with a competitive salary and benefits such as health insurance.

Requirements:

  • As the working language of the Doctoral programme is English and applicants must have a good command of academic English (both written and spoken).
  • No knowledge of Czech is required.

Duration: 3 years

Starting date: October 1st, 2017

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must hold Master’s degree in Philosophy.
  • Applicants holding Master’s level graduation in another discipline may be considered (under special circumstances) but only if the relevance can be shown.
  • Applicants are required to attach certified documents concerning their university education, including an academic transcript, to the application form.
  • Applicants must have good command of academic English (spoken and written).
  • The admission interview will be conducted in English.

Applications:

  • Research Proposal (1500-2000 words) outlining future doctoral dissertation. Documents and information to be submitted with the application form:
  • Certified copy of Master’s diploma.
  • Academic transcript.
  • Names and contact details of two academic referees.
  • Name of the preferred supervisor.
  • A list of publications and presentations (Optional)
  • All the documents to be submitted as attachments to the e-application form
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Organization University of Pardubice
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Czech Republic
Subject areas Philosophy
Fellowship amount Fully-funded
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline May 31st, 2017
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Bakala Foundation is pleased to offer up to 113 scholarships to Czech students for the academic year 2017-2018. Scholarships are intended for students of basic university programs (undergraduate studies) and continuing students (graduate studies).

The scholarship mission is to provide talented and committed young people with the opportunity to achieve academic success and subsequently fulfilling their goals in life. Foundation hope that the scholarship recipients will feel a responsibility to those less fortunate in life should not, and will seek part of his fortune to return by helping the needy.

Bakala Foundation is a family foundation Czech Zdenek and Michaela Bakala. It was founded in 2007 to promote the study of talented students at prestigious universities abroad through the Scholarship Program. The Foundation, with its spread support for education and implementation of other programs for young talents the unique foundation in the Czech Republic. During the past years, he has awarded scholarships to a hundred students who are promoted in many areas of natural and human sciences, culture or public life or in corporations in the Czech Republic and abroad.

Course Level: Scholarships are intended for students of basic university programs (undergraduate studies) and continuing students (graduate studies).

Study Subject: No field of study does not preclude nor favour. The foundation goal is to encourage students of different focus and interests, which then translates into greater competition in the selection of students from some popular disciplines such as economics, mathematics and physics, international relations, and more.

Scholarship Award: Payment of tuition and accommodation will be made directly to the account of the university by the deadline required the particular university. Amount to cover the cost of living will be transferred to your account at the time of commencement of studies.

Number of Scholarships: Up to 113 scholarships will be awarded.

Scholarship can be taken in the Czech Republic

Eligibility: Criteria for logging into the program Scholarship 2017

  • Czech citizenship or permanent residence permit in the Czech Republic
  • age to 33 years old / the date of filing of the application

Nationality: Students from the Czech Republic are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Czech Republic Scholarships

How to Apply: The mode of application is online. An essay on one of these topics with a maximum of 600 words in the English language is part of the electronic application. For this year, was chosen the following topics:

  • Can an Individual Influence sustainability of natural resources? How is one supposed to act in order to contribute that the process of maintaining & life on Earth?
  • That’s what should extent medicine and mankind interferes in the matters of life and death? Are doctor-assisted suicides, abortions, artificial insemination, etc. crossing the line?
  • What is the fascinating example of progress in your field over the last 100 years and how it can Influence the future of the field? (Write as if for intelligent readers outside your field.)

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is May 15, 2017.

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30 Economics Scholarships: CERGE-EI : 30 CERGE-EI Fully Funded PhD Scholarships in Economics

CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education Economics Institute) – Czech Republic, is offering fully funded scholarships for PhD degree for the academic year 2017 – 2018. Students of any country can apply.

This scholarship program will cover full tuition fees and also provide stipend for the living expenses. The scholarship is available for the duration of the study. Scholarships would be available only for PhD programs in Economics.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants from any country can apply.
  • A Master’s degree or equivalent that can be recognized in the Czech Republic (or the expectation of completing a Master’s degree by June of the year for which the candidate is applying.
  • Applicants must meet all the entry requirements for PhD in Economics.
  • Applicants must have sufficient English language proficiency.
  • Scholarships only available for new students commencing study in September 2017. Current students are not eligible to apply.
  • Previous education in Economics is not required but welcomed.
  • Strong background in Mathematics would be an advantage.
  • Applicants with strong bachelordegree may also apply directly to the PhD program.

Number of Scholarships Available: 30

Direct Admission: Based on an applicants’ background and qualifications, direct admission (without further exams) to the CERGE-EI PhD program may be offered. Direct admission is typically awarded to 10-15 applicants with strong economics and/or mathematics background and motivation.

How to Apply: Candidate may apply online using the online application form available on the website or send all documents by post. There is no application fee.

Documents required:

  1. Application form
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of motivation
  4. Verified copies of Bachelor & Master diplomas & transcripts
  5. Two letters of recommendation
  6. English language proficiency certificate (TOEFL / IELTS)
  7. Other supporting documents such as study records, certificates, etc.
  8. Please read the guidance and terms of the scholarship program on their website for more detail info.

Application Deadline: The closing date for this scholarship program is April 30, 2017. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Result Notification: Successful applicants will be notified around May 2017.

 

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Organization Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education Economics Institute
Fellowship Level Ph.D
Country      Czech Republic
Subject Areas Economics
Fellowship Amount As per the university norms
Eligibility Masters degree
Deadline 30th  April 2017

 

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Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic invites application for 4 PhD positions in Hocek group commencing from September 2017.

Research topics for Thesis:

  • novel cytostatic and antiviral nucleosides with modified heterocyclic bases
  • modification of DNA with reactive groups for bioconjugations
  • construction of functionalized nucleic acids for applications in bioanalysis or nanotechnology
  • development of novel chemical and enzymatic methods for efficient constructions of base-modified DNA and RNA

Requirements:

  • Applicant must hold MS degree in organic or bioorganic chemistry or in biochemistry to be finished within 2017
  • Applicant must demonstrate strong interest in organic synthesis and/or bioorganic chemistry; keen to learn new techniques and to work on multidisciplinary projects in international environment and good knowledge of English (overseas students will be expected to learn Czech during the study).

Applications:

  • Overseas students must send their CV and letters of recommendations to Prof. Dr. Hocek (who will later contact only the short-listed candidates for further negotiations).
  • Czech and Slovak students may come and visit the laboratory and discuss the possibilities with Prof. Dr. Hocek and with the students of the group.
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Organization Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Czech Republic
Subject areas Organic, Bioorganic Chemistry, Biochemistry
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 31 March 2017
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UniCredit & Universities Foundation is pleased to offer UniCredit International Internship Program for the year 2017. Applicants must be citizens of any nationality and university student in the fields of economics, finance, banking, management, engineering, law or similar fields, at least in her/his 2nd year of study (if undergraduates) at any university in the 14 countries of UniCredit perimeter1. Up to 25 paid internships will be offered.

Field of Internship: Internship is offered in the field of economics, finance, banking, management, engineering, mathematics, informatics, law or similar fields.
Course Level:
Internship
Internship Provider: UniCredit & Universities Foundation
Internship can be taken in
The UniCredit locations available for the internship are: Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Russia, Serbia.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the competition, applicants must:

  • Either be a citizen of any of the countries1 where UniCredit is present (UniCredit geography) and be a university student2 in the fields of economics, finance, banking, management, engineering, mathematics, informatics, law or similar fields, at least in her/his 2nd year of study (if undergraduates) at any university in the world
  • Or be citizens of any nationality and university student2 in the fields of economics, finance, banking, management, engineering, law or similar fields, at least in her/his 2nd year of study (if undergraduates) at any university in the 14 countries of UniCredit perimeter1
  • Have a very good knowledge of English
  • Have high academic performance
  • Match the specific requirements of the position she/he is applying for, if any
  • Be wishing to spend 3 months abroad in one of the UniCredit legal entities present in the countries listed in this announcement (Art.7) The grants are aimed to do a 3-month internship abroad starting from June 2017.

Internship Open for International Students: Students of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this internship.

Is this paid internship? Each grant is worth € 700 per month (gross of taxes) for a 3/6-month period of internship abroad starting from June 2017. In addition, the Foundation will pay the winners a fixed amount of € 1,000 for travel, visa or any other expenses.

Internship Description: To pursue the long-standing tradition of UniCredit and reflect its European dimension, UniCredit & Universities Foundation announces 25 (twenty five) grants aimed at students of UniCredit geography for a 3 month Summer Internship abroad at UniCredit.

Number of awards offered: 25 internships will be awarded.

Internship Duration: The duration of internship is 3 months.

Notification: The grants will be awarded by May 2nd 2017 by the Chairman of the Foundation on the basis of the final decision expressed by the Scientific Committee as provided for under art.

How to Apply: Candidates may only apply online using the platform on the UniCredit website at https://jobs.unicredit.eu/go/Internships-and-GraduateProgram/739401/, following the procedure instructions. In short, to apply, candidates have to:

  • Go to UniCredit website at https://jobs.unicredit.eu/go/Internships-andGraduate-Program/739401/
  • Click on the “International Internship Program” section and select the Job position they are interested to
  • Register their data and submit their application
  • Fill in the online assessment they will receive via email
  • All the documentation accompanying the application must be submitted exclusively online in PDF format and must be written in English.

Internship Application Deadline: Internship application deadline is March 26th 2017.

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