Doctoral Studies at FSS UO

The Doctoral Study Programme (DSP) Social Work of the Faculty of Social Studies (FSS) conducted in English provides postgraduate studies preparing top specialists in the field of social work. The main direction of research at FSS is Population Groups at Risk of Social Exclusion.

The programme Social Work is carried out in combined form. The standard length of study is 4 years, the maximum length of study is 6 years. The study is duly completed by the state doctoral examination and dissertation defence. Graduates are awarded the academic title of doctor (abbreviated as Ph.D.). There is an annual tuition fee for the study programme Social Work (40,000 CZK for the Academic Year 2023/2024).

The doctoral studies are monitored and evaluated by the Faculty Board for Doctoral Studies of the Faculty of Social Studies, the members of which are both internal and external leading academics and researchers. The Chair of the Faculty Board for Doctoral Studies of FSS is prof. Mgr. Soňa Kalenda Vávrová, Ph.D., guarantor of the doctoral study programme Social Work.

Reflections from a Recent Graduate on the Social Work Doctoral Study Programme soubor pdf 0,12 MB

For more information, please contact:

Mgr. Bc. Mirka Šnejdar Matochová
Department for Science and Research
Faculty of Social Studies, University of Ostrava
Českobratrská 16
702 00 Ostrava
Phone: +420 553 46 3207

Updated: 28. 02. 2024