Sports Ethics Scholarship for Ph.D. study at FTVS, Charles University, Prague, Czechia. Apply before June 30, 2022

Start date:  October 1st, 2022

Informal early enquiries are encouraged.

Please email for a Skype appointment: or

Closing date for ‘first stage’ applications: June 30th, 2022

We are developing a Sports Ethics Research Group here at the Faculty of Sport and PE (FTVS) in Charles University, Prague, already with 6 f/t PhDs and 3 p/t. We are now able to offer a further opportunity for full-time doctoral research in Sports Ethics in Prague, beginning in October 2022.

The scholarship is funded by Charles University – a 3-4-year full fee-remission bursary, plus a University scholarship of €400/month.

    • Supervisors: Irena Martinkova and/or Jim Parry
    • Study Period: 3-4 years
    • Field of study: Kinanthropology – Sports Ethics, especially values in sports organisations and sports culture (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 a high level of English language competence.
    • Funding: Average living expenditure in Czechia is about 8-16,000CZK/month = €300-650/month. See: Tuition Fees and Living Costs in the Czech Republic in 2022 – Full fee waiver (i.e. no fees for 3 or 4 years) + University scholarship (of 10,000-15,000CZK/month – about €400-600/month)

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


As the first stage, please write to, or, with a full CV, and a brief research proposal in sports ethics, or in associated conceptual issues (max. 500 words).

Interviews: At the second stage, selected candidates will be interviewed. The third and final stage will be a formal application to the Faculty (by 31 July 2022).

Closing date for ‘first stage’ applications: June 30, 2022


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