STARS – Supporting TAlented PhD Research Students Call for applications – PhD projects

What is STARS?


STARS is a program supporting talented PhD students at the Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague. The aim of this program is to provide excellent education and an adequate income to PhD students of the Faculty. The STARS program wants to attract the best students from the Czech Republic as well as from abroad. Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, is a top-quality centre of research in natural sciences. The Faculty takes care about its future and that’s why the STARS program was born. Come to Prague and become the future of our Faculty!


January 1, 2016
PhD research topics and application form will be available.

February 29, 2016
Deadline for application

Am I eligible?

The STARS program is open to all applicants who hold a master‘s degree or  equivalent in sciences, medicine, pharmacology and a related field of study. It is also open to students who are in the last year of their studies and will be able to present their degree diploma at the beginning of their PhD study. The candidate should be proficient in English; however, no formal English exam (such as TOEFL) is required.

How can I apply?

You can choose up to three projects (see Open calls) for which you can then apply through an online application form

How are candidates selected?

The program is competitive. The supervisors of the individual PhD projects will shortlist eligible applicants, who will then be invited for an interview to be held during the month of March. The exact interview dates will be agreed between the supervisors and the candidates. Based on the interviews, the applicants to whom the scholarship will be offered will be selected in the beginning of April.


Please do not hesitate to ask our coordinators if you have any questions!