Master study programme in Botany offers education in five specialities, namely Phycology and algal ecology, Bryology and lichenology, Mycology, Plant ecology, and Vascular plants for graduates in bachelor programmes in Biology.
February 29, 2024
October 1, 2024
CZK 30.000 (approx. 1.200€) / year
Detailed description of the programme
Botany, as a field of study, has a long tradition at the Charles University and belongs to a group of evolutionary and ecological oriented scientific disciplines. The programme provides education in systematics, diversity, evolution, and ecology of vascular and non-vascular plants, algae, fungi and related organisms. The study comprises both theoretical and practical education by means of lectures, seminars, field excursions, and laboratory courses which provide training for research and applied practice. The graduates elaborate diploma thesis in the fields of systematics, evolution, and ecology of plant species and their populations, and in vegetation and landscape ecology in present and historical perspectives. The Master programme offers training in five specialities, namely Phycology and algal ecology, Bryology and lichenology, Mycology, Plant ecology, and Vascular plants.
Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Biology
Motivation letter (A4 size)
Proficiency in English
Subject of admissions examination and additional information
The two-round exam on the basis of the annexes submitted (first round) and in form of an oral interview from botany (second round).
The exam is aimed at testing applicant’s general knowledge of the field. The exam includes a discussion about the topic of the applicant’s bachelor thesis and a discussion about a topic for a master thesis.
Examination is assessed with a maximum of 100 points.
During the admission examination, the applicant will present a transcript of the courses completed during previous study.
The admission exam is held in English.
A common study plan (seminars, diploma thesis), individual study plant for each of the five specialties (lectures, practicals, field excusrions)
Basic and applied research