PhD positions in theory, Prague, Czech Republic

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Deadline:  2023-01-15

Location:  Prague, Czech Republic

We are offering multiple 4-year PhD positions in Prague, Czech Republic, in the fields of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Astroparticle Physics, Cosmology, Gravity, Mathematical Physics, String Theory, and Atomic and Molecular Physics. The areas of research focus on theory, but include also observation and instrumentation. The list of available projects is at This list of projects will be finalized by December 5 2022 when we will also open the Application form for submissions. The application deadline is January 15 2023 for positions beginning in the Fall semester of 2023.

PhD thesis research will be conducted at one of the participating institutions in Prague: Charles University (Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomical Institute) and Czech Academy of Sciences (Institute of Physics, Astronomical Institute, Institute of Mathematics, and Nuclear Physics Institute). The PhD degrees are awarded by Charles University. The positions are funded by a combination of government stipend, individual grants (national or EU), and institutional fellowships. The positions are open to candidates of any nationality. Our PhD program is international with majority of students coming from abroad.

Benefits depend on the type of the working contract, but all PhD students receive subsidized meals, possibility of staying in student dormitories, and free “Czech as foreign language” classes. Prague remains cheaper than other comparable European cities while offering similar level of comforts and entertainments.