PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology


Program Description

The knowledge of chemistry, the biological activities of natural products, the theory of pharmaceutical chemistry.

Description of verification and evaluation criteria

Content of the entrance examination

  • Oral exam from the knowledge of the general and special pharmacology and pathobiochemistry.
  • English language exam for English language knowledge assessment (C1 at least).

Additional conditions for the bonus (practice)

  • Successfully completed university studies in pharmacy, medicine or natural sciences (rated 2 points).
  • Previous professional experience (rated 3 points).
  • Indication of the supposed training center and the approval of a specific supervisor with the management of the planned doctoral project (rated max. 5 points).

Criteria for the evaluation examination

  1. Professional knowledge level – reviewed on answers to questions stated in General content of entrance exam (max. up to 10 points).
  2. Submitted doctoral project – evaluation of project complexity, modern methodological approaches to a solution, and the continuity of the project on topics already discussed by the Subject Area Board (max. up to 10 points).

The minimum admission limit is 20 points.

The Dean decides to accept the applicant(s) who have fulfilled the conditions of the admission procedure and, according to the number of points achieved, ranked in the order corresponding to the predetermined number of accepted applicants for the particular program.

Conditions for admission

Admission to Doctoral studies is conditioned by successful completion of a Master's study program.

Verification method: entrance exam
Confirmation date (of entrance exam) from: 03.06.2019 until: 28.06.2019
Alternative date (of entrance exam) from: 08.07.2019 until: 19.07.2019

Career Prospect

The doctoral program of Pharmacology and Toxicology is based on individual experimental work as well as theoretical tuition according to individual study plans, which are specifically tailored to the specialization of each student. These study plans cover the disciplines from the molecular level to that of the whole organism. Graduates have deep knowledge of the principles of pharmacokinetics, and the mechanisms of pharmacological and toxicological effects of drugs. They will be well qualified to conduct research and deal with practical problems in the laboratories of the pharmaceutical industry, hospitals, schools, research institutes and facilities for veterinary and nuclear medicine.

Last updated Apr 2019

About the School

Charles University, the first university established in Central Europe, was founded by Charles IV, the Czech King and Roman Emperor, in 1348.

Charles University, the first university established in Central Europe, was founded by Charles IV, the Czech King and Roman Emperor, in 1348. Read less
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