Information for applicants in English language study programmes

If you are applying to study in a paid programme accredited in English, you must attach to your application a B2 level English language CEFR/TOEFL certificate issued by an accredited testing institution. Please note that you will also be expected to carry out all parts of the entrance exam in English. For details see the Decree of the Dean 4/2018.

 

Information for students in English language study programmes

Students in BA /MA programmes

If you wish to improve your German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish or Czech language skills as part of your studies, you are welcome to attend one of the language courses organised by the AMU Language Centre. You can find the list of available courses here.

 

Students in PhD programmes

If you are currently enrolled on a paid postgraduate programme accredited in English, you must pass two compulsory language exams. Both exams are oral, and have form of a 15-30 min interview with a team of examiners.

 

Exam in English

- You need to sign up for the exam in the KOS (the exam code is 782CJA1) at the start of the semester in which you plan to take the exam, and sign up for the exact exam date (you can find list of the exam dates here)

- Following materials must be sent to the Language Centre 3 weeks prior to the exam:

  • CV (1-3 pages)
  • a summary of your PhD project (1-2 pages)
  • a scholarly text related to your PhD project (e.g. a text you are planning to use as a secondary source for the theoretical part of your thesis) (50 pages)

- The materials must be printed out and sent in an envelope to the following address: CJP AMU, Malostranske nam. 12, 118 00 Praha 1, or left in the mail box next to the front desk of the Rectorate building (Malostranske nam. 12)

- The exam will be based on a discussion of the above materials – you will be asked to introduce yourself and your PhD project, summarize the scholarly text, analyse the main ideas, critically comment on it, etc.

 

Exam in German / French / Spanish / Italian / Russian

- You need to sign up for the exam in the KOS (you can find the list of the exam codes here) at the start of the semester in which you plan to take the exam, and sign up for the exact exam date (you can find the list of the exam dates here)

- Following materials must be sent to the Language Centre in 3 weeks prior to the exam:

  • CV (1-3 pages)
  • a summary of your PhD project (1-2 pages)
  • a scholarly text related to your PhD project (e.g. a text you are planning to use as a secondary source for the theoretical part of your thesis) (20 pages)

- The materials must be printed out and sent in an envelope to the following address: CJP AMU, Malostranske nam. 12, 118 00 Praha 1, or left in the mail box next to the front desk of the Rectorate building (Malostranske nam. 12)

- The exam will be based on a discussion of the above materials – you will be asked to introduce yourself and your PhD project, summarize the scholarly text, analyse the main ideas, etc.

 

If you have any questions regarding the exam, please contact us at cjp@amu.cz