Study rules

Study rules

Doctoral studies are regulated by the Act 111/1998 Coll. on University Education as amended, by the Rules for Organisation of Studies at FSV UK, and by the Dean's Measure no. 5/2021 - Organization of Doctoral Studies at FSV UK. Rules which hereby follow have been approved by the Council for Doctoral Studies in Economics and Finance at the IES (henceforth Doctoral Council). The Karolinka study plan is available here.

Comprehensive information about the Ph.D. program is available in the Handbook for Doctoral Students. 
Presentation for PhD students from the beginning of the semester is available for download here.


The address of the public calendar for IES Ph.D. students (IES Ph.D.  Calendar) containing the defense terms and other relevant events can be found here.

Defense and pre-defence participation

State Doctoral Exam Terms:

For further information regarding the terms of SDE, please get in touch with CDS, email: phd(at), with subject SDE. The deadline for application is always one month before the SDE terms window specified in the Academic Calendar of the respective academic year.