Ph.D.History of Medicine

Charles University in Prague - First Faculty of Medicine

Graduate profile

The doctoral (Ph.D. degree) programme in History of Medicine represents interdisciplinary studies dealing with the history of medical science; history of particular fields of medicine and their prominent representatives; development of medical thought; history of health care professional training; history of public health service and health care facilities; history of transformations and incidence of diseases as well as of their treatment. Zhe programme is conceived in such a way that it can be studied by graduates with a background of biomedical or natural sciences or even humanities. In either case, the knowledge of methodology of historical science and ability to work with primary sources (archives, literature, iconography etc.) is required, considering the student’s original background at a time.


Applications end 30th April 2018
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Admission requirements


Degree Ph.D. Ph.D.
Study duration 3 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 78 per year 1

1 This number was calculated by automatic currency conversion using exchange rate for EUR: 25.335

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