Internal Grants


  • What is supported by the grant? We want to support students of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies (Centre for Ethics included) in their research activities (writing PhD./MA thesis, writing papers) and international mobility.
  • Who can apply? All PhD. candidates and all students of MA programme of our department (not only those studying in the daily mode, but also in the combined mode of study); excluding those employed by the university during the duration of the project as a research assistant.
  • What will I do if I receive the grant? Research activity will consist either in a substantial progress in writing PhD./MA thesis (finishing several chapters), or in writing a paper for a peer-reviewed journal, or in a combination of these two activities. For PhD. Candidates, at least 31 days long study stay abroad in the EU is required (e.g. consultation with an external expert, research in the library, field research, conference travelling; this requirement can be met also by several shorter stays, however, one longer is preferred). Exceptions to the rule of international mobility are permissible only upon substantial justification. We will support projects with duration from April 1st to December 31st (shorter duration of the project is also possible).
  • How much is the funding? Each applicant can receive maximum of 90.000 CZK as a stipend (max. 10.000/month). Funding of international mobility is additional to the stipend: PhD. candidates will receive reimbursement for their flight/train/bus tickets, accommodation, and they will receive 40–50 Euros a day as a meal allowance. PhD. candidates can apply also for study stay without asking for a stipend.
  • How to apply? Application form is to be submitted via email to by March 7th. Applicants are supposed to consult their application with their supervisors. The grant committee will notify the successful applicants by March 31st. The successful applicants will submit the interim report (by September 15th for the period April–August) and the final report (by January 15th 2022).


On Wednesday, February 17th at 2 pm, there is an information meeting (online, MS Teams, in English). If you are interested in coming to this meeting, please contact Ondřej Krása.




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