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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 Combined
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/APIA2 Publication 2 - first author English 10  
A Compulsory - - VURH/APIA1 Publication 1 - first author English 10  
A Compulsory - - VURH/AAJDF English Language English 5  
B Compulsory option - - UA/ADP11 Doctoral Practice 11 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADPX6 Doctoral Practice 6 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADPX8 Doctoral Practice 8 Czech 20  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADPX9 Doctoral Practice 9 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADP11 Doctoral Practice 11 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/ADP12 Doctoral Practice 12 Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - SKS/AVLRE Elaborating a Literature Review English 10  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADPX1 Doctoral Practice 1 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADP11 Doctoral Practice 11 Czech 0  
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/AZVKK Basics of Scientific Communication English 5  
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 - - 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 - - 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 - - VURH/ADPX4 Doctoral Practice 4 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADPX5 Doctoral Practice 5 English 20  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADPX7 Doctoral Practice 7 Czech 20  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/AVLRE Elaborating a Literature Review English 10  
B Compulsory option - - UA/AIMDK Immunology in Aquaculture English 5  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/EAODK Ethology of Aquatic Organisms English 5  
B Compulsory option - - VURH/ADPX6 Doctoral Practice 6 English 20  
C Optional - - VURH/AVZPK Consulting of the Final Thesis Czech English 2  
C Optional - - VURH/APEC3 Pedagogical Activities 7-9 English 2  
C Optional - - VURH/APIS4 Publication 4 - other English 4  
C Optional - - VURH/APIA4 Publication 4 - first author English 10  
C Optional - - VURH/ADOD2 Professional Practice 2 English 1  
C Optional - - VURH/APDO1 Presentation of results - lecture Czech 5  
C Optional - - VURH/ALSD2 Summer School 2 Czech 2  
C Optional - - VURH/AZSD3 Foreign Internship 3 Czech 2  
C Optional - - VURH/APEC1 Pedagogical Activities 1-3 English 2  
C Optional - - VURH/AZSD2 Foreign Internship 2 Czech 2  
C Optional - - VURH/AVZPV Leading of the Final Thesis Czech English 5  
C Optional - - VURH/ADOD3 Professional Practice 3 English 1  
C Optional - - VURH/ALSD1 Summer School 1 Czech 2  
C Optional - - VURH/APEC2 Pedagogical Activities 4-6 English 2  
C Optional - - VURH/APIS3 Publication 3 - other English 4  
C Optional - - VURH/APIA3 Publication 3 - first author English 10  
C Optional - - VURH/APIS1 Publication 1 - other English 4  
C Optional - - VURH/ADOD4 Professional Practice 4 English 1  
C Optional - - VURH/APDP1 Presentation of results - poster Czech 2  
C Optional - - VURH/APIS2 Publication 2 - other English 4  
C Optional - - VURH/ADOD1 Professional Practice 1 English 1  
C Optional - - VURH/AZSD1 Foreign Internship 1 Czech 2  
A Compulsory - Winter VURH/ASED2 PhD. Seminar 2 English 1  
A Compulsory - Winter VURH/ASED3 PhD. Seminar 3 English 1  
A Compulsory - Winter VURH/ASED4 PhD. Seminar 4 English 1  
A Compulsory - Winter VURH/ASED1 PhD. Seminar 1 English 1  
B Compulsory option - Winter VURH/TAODK Toxicology Focused on Aquatic Organisms English 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter UA/ESRWK Ecology of Still and Running Waters English 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter VURH/FPCDK Fish Pathology of Envionmental Contaminants English 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter VURH/DESDK Disorders of Endocrine System in Aquatic Animals English 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter VURH/CMBDK Applied Cellular and Molecular Biology English 5  
A Compulsory - Summer VURH/TAODS Toxicology Focused on Aquatic Organisms SDE English 0  
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  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/EFCDK Ecology of Freshwater Crustaceans and Clams English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/SFMDK Susainable Fishery Management in Open Waters English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/IFEDK Biological Invasion in Freshwater Ecosys English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/ECWDK Ecological Status of Water Bodies English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer SKS/BIODK Bionformatics English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/EACDK Environmental Analytical Chemistry English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/OAPDK Omics metody a analýza dat English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/CEWDK Cycles of Elements in Aquatic Ecosystems and their Catchments English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer VURH/EMODK Environmental Monitoring English 5