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About General Geography, PhD - at Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague

A graduate is trained to perform individual as well as collaborative scientific and pedagogical tasks. Has insight into geography, is able to apply theoretical and methodological approaches of natural and social sciences to propose solutions for complex problems in Czech and international context. Is able to apply integrative approaches developed within geography and neighbouring disciplines to promote solutions within problem-oriented interdisciplinary basic and applied research. Through utilization of field and qualitative research methods, historical sources and modern geoinformation technologies, analyzes, understands and interprets development, processes and mechanisms leading to environmental transformations, driving forces behind landscape and regional changes on various geographical scales, in diverse periods, environmental and societal contexts; understands the nature of environmental and societal risks; develops synthesizing conclusions on transformations of landscapes and nature-society interactions. Is prepared to work in academic, decisive, commercial and non-profit sectors.

The purpose of the study programme is to enable successful students of the pre-graduate master programme Landscape and society and of related geographical and neighbouring disciplines to develop holistic and integrative approaches to study of long-term landscape changes, to understand transformations of nature-society interactions, and to apply gained abilities within complex landscape management and protection practices as well as within local and regional development.

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Fees, Funding and Scholarships at Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague

This text facilitates quick navigation of the various types of scholarships but does not provide a full list of rules and policies regulating this field. The granting and payments of scholarships is governed primarily by the Scholarships and Bursaries Rules of Charles University (cuni.cz/UKEN-727.html), the Rules for Granting Scholarships at FSc, and the relevant measures issued by the Dean (natur.cuni.cz/fakulta/studium/bc-nmgr/predpisy-a-poplatky/stipendia; Czech only).

Students may obtain the following scholarships:

  • accommodation bursary;
  • bursary for a student in difficult social circumstances;
  • scholarship for outstanding academic achievement (“mark-based”);
  • bursary in a case worthy of special consideration;
  • bursary to support study abroad;
  • bursary for a CU student in an acutely difficult situation;
  • bursary to support study in the Czech Republic;
  • bursary for excellent research, development, innovation, artistic, or other creative achievements contributing to enhanced knowledge;
  • scholarship for RDI (research, development, and innovation) under special legislation;
  • motivation bursary for 1st year bachelor’s programme students;
  • motivation bursary for 1st year post-bachelor’s programme students;
  • sports bursary;
  • doctoral bursary.

Certain scholarships are granted to students automatically (without student applications), whereas others are granted further to an application (electronic or paper, depending on the type of scholarship). Bursaries are neither taxed nor included in stated income. You can find answers to frequently asked questions regarding scholarships on the Faculty website (natur.cuni.cz/fakulta/studium/helpdesk/faq-stipendia; Czech only).

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