Call for Applications | Sports Ethics Scholarship for Ph.D. study at Charles University, Prague. Closing date: May 31, 2021

We are developing a Sports Ethics Research Group at the Faculty of Sport and PE (FTVS) at Charles University, Prague, and we are now able to offer a doctoral opportunity for research in Sports Ethics, beginning in October 2021, to join a team of 6 researchers. The scholarship is funded by Charles University and MAiSI (Master of Arts in Sports Ethics and Integrity).

Start date: October 1st, 2021
Closing date for applications: May 31st, 2021
Informal early enquiries are encouraged – preferably by May8thPlease email for a Skype appointment:, or
Supervisors: Irena Martinkova and/or Jim Parry
Study Period: 3–4 years
Field of study: Kinanthropology – Sports Ethics, especially values in sport (and associated conceptual issues), and phenomenological approaches to sport
Topic: From the field of Philosophy of Sport (especially Sports Ethics)
Eligibility: Candidates should hold a Masters degree relevant to the proposed topic, and an appropriate level of English language competence.
Funding: NB.  Average living expenditure in Czechia is about 20,000 CZK per month (see:
No fees  + University scholarship of 10,000-15,000 CZK per month (about 400-600 Euros) + MAiSI Professional Development Internship of 10,000 CZK per month (about 400 Euros)
The successful candidate will have
• The ability to undertake independent philosophical research,
• A demonstrated interest or practical involvement in sport, and
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
Applications:    As the first stage, please write to, or, outlining a brief research proposal in sports ethics, or in associated conceptual issues (max. 500 words). The final stage will be a formal application to the Faculty.
Closing date: May 31st, 2021
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