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Faculty Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters (FRO)
Study programme unspecified (P0588D030004)
Branch of study / Specialization Protection of Aquatic Ecosystems (P0588D030004/0 - 2021)
Level of acquired qualification Doctoral
Form of study Full-time
Standard length of study 4 years
Number of ECTS credits 240
Qualification awarded Doctor (8)
Access to further studies The doctoral degree is the highest possible level of education in Czech education system.  
Type of completion State Doctoral Examination and dissertation defense.
Study and Examination Code URL
Faculty coordinator for international students
Kačerová Lucie, Bc.
Email: lkacerova@frov.jcu.cz
Phone: +420 38 777 4736,
Fax: +420387774634
Key learning outcomes The aim of the doctoral study program Protection of Aquatic Ecosystems is: 1) to develop scientific and analytical thinking and to provide scientific training for experts in the field of environmental chemistry, toxicology, molecular biology, biodiversity, aquatic ecology and related fields of activity; 2) to ensure a sufficient number of scientifically minded experts who will not only scientifically influence the development of the entire aquatic ecosystem protection sector internationally, but will also practically innovate approaches to water use while respecting the principles of long-term sustainability of biodiversity and high water quality.
Specific admission requirements The applicants will be accepted on the basis of an interview.
Specific provisions for recognition of prior learning Citizens of the Czech Republic must provide proof of successful completion of their master degree. Other applicants must comply with the conditions laid down by special legislation for the study of foreign nationals at higher education institutions.
Qualification requirements and regulations For admission no special qualification criteria are to be met. The advantage is knowledge of animal biology, fishery, water ecology, chemistry and English at the level of B2.
Profile of the programme academical
Persistence requirements unspecified
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Graduate of the doctoral study program "Protection of aquatic ecosystems" will be scientifically and analytically minded expert controlling general knowledge in the field of environmental protection, equipped with knowledge of environmental chemistry, toxicology, aquatic ecology and molecular biology.
Branch of study / Specialization guarantor Žlábek Vladimír, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Status Recommended year of study Recommended semester Course code Course title (* Final State Examination) Language of instruction Number of ECTS credits Course availability
A Compulsory - - VURH/AZSD1 Foreign Internship 1 Czech 2  
A Compulsory - - VURH/APIA2 Publication 2 - first author English 10  
A Compulsory - - VURH/APIA1 Publication 1 - first author English 10  
A Compulsory - - VURH/CZFFA Czech Language for Foreigners A Czech English 5  
A Compulsory - - VURH/AAJDF English Language English 5  
A Compulsory - - VURH/APEC2 Pedagogical Activities 4-6 English 2  
A Compulsory - - VURH/APEC1 Pedagogical Activities 1-3 English 2  
A Compulsory - - VURH/AZSD2 Foreign Internship 2 Czech 2  
A Compulsory - - VURH/APEC3 Pedagogical Activities 7-9 English 2  
A Compulsory - - VURH/AZSD3 Foreign Internship 3 Czech 2  
A Compulsory - - VURH/CZFFB Czech Language for Foreigners B Czech English 5  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADP12 Doctoral Practice 12 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - UA/AIMD Immunology in Aquaculture English 5  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADPX1 Doctoral Practice 1 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADP11 Doctoral Practice 11 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADPX7 Doctoral Practice 7 Czech 20  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADPX3 Doctoral Practice 3 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - UA/ADPX1 Doctoral Practice 1 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - UA/ADPX3 Doctoral Practice 3 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - UA/ADPX7 Doctoral Practice 7 Czech 20  
B Compulsory option - - UA/ADP12 Doctoral Practice 12 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADPX2 Doctoral Practice 2 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - UA/ADPX9 Doctoral Practice 9 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADPX9 Doctoral Practice 9 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADP10 Doctoral Practice 10 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADP12 Doctoral Practice 12 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/AVLRE Elaborating a Literature Review English 10  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/APDO1 Presentation of results - lecture Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADPX6 Doctoral Practice 6 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADPX7 Doctoral Practice 7 Czech 20  
B Compulsory option - - UA/ADPX2 Doctoral Practice 2 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - UA/ADPX4 Doctoral Practice 4 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - UA/ADPX6 Doctoral Practice 6 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - UA/ADPX8 Doctoral Practice 8 Czech 20  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADPX3 Doctoral Practice 3 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/EAOD Ethology of Aquatic Organisms English 5  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADPX1 Doctoral Practice 1 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADPX5 Doctoral Practice 5 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADP10 Doctoral Practice 10 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADPX8 Doctoral Practice 8 Czech 20  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ALSD2 Summer School 2 Czech 2  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/APDP1 Presentation of results - poster Czech 2  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ALSD1 Summer School 1 Czech 2  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADPX2 Doctoral Practice 2 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADPX4 Doctoral Practice 4 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - UA/ADPX5 Doctoral Practice 5 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - UA/ADP10 Doctoral Practice 10 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - UA/AVLRE Elaborating a Literature Review English 10  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADP11 Doctoral Practice 11 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADPX9 Doctoral Practice 9 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADPX8 Doctoral Practice 8 Czech 20  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADPX6 Doctoral Practice 6 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADPX5 Doctoral Practice 5 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADPX4 Doctoral Practice 4 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/AVZPV Leading of the Final Thesis Czech English 5  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/AVZPK Consulting of the Final Thesis Czech English 2  
B Compulsory option - - UA/ADP11 Doctoral Practice 11 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/AVLRE Elaborating a Literature Review English 10  
C Optional - - VURH/APIA4 Publication 4 - first author English 10  
C Optional - - VURH/APIS4 Publication 4 - other English 4  
C Optional - - VURH/ADOD1 Professional Practice 1 English 1  
C Optional - - VURH/AGAJ2 GAJU project 2 Czech 8  
C Optional - - VURH/APIS2 Publication 2 - other English 4  
C Optional - - VURH/ADOD4 Professional Practice 4 English 1  
C Optional - - VURH/APIS1 Publication 1 - other English 4  
C Optional - - VURH/APIA3 Publication 3 - first author English 10  
C Optional - - VURH/APIS3 Publication 3 - other English 4  
C Optional - - VURH/ADOD3 Professional Practice 3 English 1  
C Optional - - VURH/AGAJ1 GAJU project 1 Czech 8  
C Optional - - VURH/ADOD2 Professional Practice 2 English 1  
A Compulsory - Winter VURH/ASED3 PhD. Seminar 3 English 1  
A Compulsory - Winter VURH/ASED2 PhD. Seminar 2 English 1  
A Compulsory - Winter VURH/ASED1 PhD. Seminar 1 English 1  
A Compulsory - Winter VURH/ASED4 PhD. Seminar 4 English 1  
B Compulsory option - Winter VURH/FPCD Fish Pathology of Envionmental Contaminants English 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter VURH/DESD Disorders of Endocrine System in Aquatic Animals English 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter VURH/CMBD Applied Cellular and Molecular Biology English 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter VURH/TAOD Toxicology Focused on Aquatic Organisms English 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter UA/ESRW Ecology of Still and Running Waters English 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter VURH/AZVKD Basics of Scientific Communication English 5  
A Compulsory - Summer VURH/CEWDS Cycles of Elements in Aquatic Ecosystems and their Catchments SDE English 0  
A Compulsory - Summer UA/ESRWS Ecology of Still and Running Waters SDE English 0  
A Compulsory - Summer VURH/TAODS Toxicology Focused on Aquatic Organisms SDE English 0  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/EMOD Environmental Monitoring English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/EFCD Ecology of Freshwater Crustaceans and Clams English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/CEWD Cycles of Elements in Aquatic Ecosystems and their Catchments English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/OAPD Omics metody a analýza dat English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/EACD Environmental Analytical Chemistry English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer SKS/BIOD Bionformatics English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/IFED Biological Invasion in Freshwater Ecosys English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/ECWD Ecological Status of Water Bodies English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/SFMD Susainable Fishery Management in Open Waters English 5