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Faculty Faculty of Science (FBI)
Study programme Biology (P1501)
Branch of study / Specialization Ecosystem Biology (1603V005/5 - 1)
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
Klementová Šárka, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Phone: +420387772292
Key learning outcomes The degree "Doctor (Ph.D.)" ensures that the graduates are equipped with the necessary skills and methodological knowledge to undertake original research in their chosen field of study. They have all the necessary pre-requisites for leading positions in a broad array of biologically and ecologically oriented fields of research and management. Graduates are expected to launch their professional careers at research and educational institutions, including universities, at institutes of applied research in agriculture, forestry and nature conservation, in museums, public and state authorities, commercial concerns, and in non-profit organizations working in the field of environmental management.
Specific admission requirements unspecified
Specific provisions for recognition of prior learning unspecified
Qualification requirements and regulations unspecified
Profile of the programme academical
Persistence requirements unspecified
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples academical
Branch of study / Specialization guarantor Jersáková Jana, doc. RNDr. 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 - - KBE/800 Doctor´s Thesis, Practical Part Czech English 28  
A Compulsory - - KBE/806 Literature review Czech English 10  
A Compulsory - - OJZ/950 Doctor´s English Examination Czech 8  
A Compulsory - - KBE/805 Doctoral methodological seminar Czech English 2  
A Compulsory - - OJZ/940 TOEFL for Doctoral Students - Examination Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - FBI/D1 State Doctoral Examination Czech English 0  
A Compulsory - - KBE/907 Conference Presentation (in foreign language)- doctoral studies Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - - FBI/802 Study stay Czech English 16  
B Compulsory option - - KBE/350 Ecological Stoichiometry English 3  
B Compulsory option - - KBO/130 Practicals of multivariate analysis of ecological data English 6 The course is available to visiting students
B Compulsory option - - KBE/052 Advanced ordination methods Czech 3  
B Compulsory option - - KBE/013 Modelling for ecologists in R Czech English 6 The course is available to visiting students
B Compulsory option - - FBI/801 Study stay Czech English 8  
B Compulsory option - - KBE/048 The ecology of plant-microbe interactions English 6  
B Compulsory option - - KBE/517 Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry English 8  
B Compulsory option - - KBE/051 Advanced regression methods Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - - FBI/803 Study stay Czech English 24  
B Compulsory option - Winter KBE/017 Molecular methods in soil and aquatic ecology Czech English 3  
B Compulsory option - Summer KBE/052E Advanced ordination methods English 3  
B Compulsory option - Summer KBE/261 Methods in Microbial Molecular Ecology English 6  
B Compulsory option - Summer KEBR/620 Stable isotopes in biology and environmental science English 6  
B Compulsory option - Summer KBE/559 Geographical Information Systems II Czech 6  
B Compulsory option - Summer KBE/049 Plant-animal interactions English 6 The course is available to visiting students