Courses of doctoral study
In general:Total amount of credits for 8-semester's doctoral degree is 240 credits.
Students who have started their doctoral studies since the spring term 2020 are obliged to have at least one month of internships abroad.
Courses are divided into required and optional. Some courses can be enrolled repeatedly.
Enrolment in semester.
PhD students are involved in the activities of the faculty departments, in particular participation in scientific and educational tasks and activities as agreed with the supervisor and head of the department. Supervision on examinations and tests is recorded (required minimum of 10 hours per semester). The students' responsibilities also include the teaching of lectures for at least 1 semester. Key part is also student's activities in research laboratories.
Responsibility of students is to meet all the requirements defined by individual study plan (framework), which is approved by the Specialist Board. Student will be drawn it up with his/her supervisor before the beginning of the 1st semester. This plan includes the study phases, the dates for the examinations and tasks related to publishing in professional journals. Study plan is specified and added to the annual plan, which may be changed with the approval of supervisor and the Head of the Scientific Board. Fulfilment of that plan is controlled and evaluated by the Scientific Board in cooperation with the supervisor.
The condition for applying for the phd thesis defence is:
successful passing the state doctoral examination, which includes the defense of thesis proposal,
at least two reviewed publications in English,
obtaining at least 240 credits, of which 220 credits for completion of the required and selective courses (of which min. 185 credits for completion of required courses, of which 160 credits for course DPDIS).
On the basis of passing of the state doctoral examination and successful phd thesis defence graduates are awarded with the academic degree Ph.D.
Courses:PhD study since 2020. (these courses are to some extent valid for students transferred to newly accredited specializations from spring 2020)
PhD study since 2014 - alteration 2018.