Admission and PhD positions

Please review the application instructions below carefully before beginning an application.

Most doctoral study programmes begin in September, but the deadline for applications is May 31st. You should begin collecting information on recruitment as soon as possible. Although new scholarships are advertised throughout the whole year, competition for positions increases the closer you get to May 31st. Once you apply, it is important to either get in touch with a potential supervisor, or at least check that our research interests offerred here correspond with your interests.

PhD. positions available:

Further information about doctoral studies at the Faculty of Natural Science of Comenius University, please contact:

Mgr. Iveta Bencová, head of the Department for Science, Research and Doctoral Studies, e-mail:

Overall timetable of admission procedures for doctoral studies:

February – April 2024: „FIRST CONTACT“

preliminary information, particularly about the specifications of the apostille or the superlegalization of documents of your studies

March – May 2024: submission of registration forms for doctoral studies

June 19, 2024: admissions to doctoral studies

June 20, 2024: publicizing of admission results

June - August 2024: apostille or the superlegalization of documents of your studies

September 2024: registration for studies