# Program Overview

**Applications with deadline January 15 2024 are now closed and
students are selected. The next round of applications for academic year
2025/2026 will open in Fall 2024.**

We accept applications for PhD
projects in **Astronomy & Astrophysics**,
**Cosmology**, **Astroparticle Physics**,
**Gravity**, **String Theory**, **Mathematical
Physics** and **Atomic and Molecular Physics**.

The currently offered PhD projects and information on funding can be found at PhD Projects & Funding. Information on how to apply can be found at Application.

Applications collected through this website will be used to match candidates with PhD advisors and to determine project funding. All selected candidates will have to pass through the regular admission procedure of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics. See „Timeline of selection“ and „Admission to MFF“ in FAQ. All candidates admitted for PhD will be students of Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University.

PhD projects will be carried out at one of the collaborating institutions in Prague, Czechia:

- Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics (MFF CUNI): Institute of Theoretical Physics, Astronomical Institute
- Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences (AI CAS)
- Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IP CAS): Department of Astroparticle Physics, Central European Institute for Cosmology and Fundamental Physics
- Institute of Mathematics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IM CAS): Department of Algebra, Geometry, and Mathematical Physics
- Nuclear Physics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences (NPI CAS): Department of Theoretical Physics

Please consult Frequently Asked Questions for important information and more details.