Course Details

Doctoral thesis

DEA072 course is part of 4 study plans

Ph.D. full-t. program DPC-GK compulsory Summer Semester 4th year no credit

Ph.D. combi. program DKC-GK compulsory Summer Semester 4th year no credit

Ph.D. full-t. program DPA-GK compulsory Summer Semester 4th year no credit

Ph.D. combi. program DKA-GK compulsory Summer Semester 4th year no credit

Study and obtaining actual knowledge of selected geodesy and cartography problems with support of secondary supervisors from other special and scientific deparments of the faculty, university and also out-of-university scientific research centres. Defining of simulation and experimental parts of doctor thesis topic. Publications and presentations outputs of creative activities. Semestral plan formation of expertise action visits (seminars, conferences, congresses) and at the same time semestral plan formation of education or expert stays at foreign scientific and academic institutions. There is benefit for create activities to co-operate with practice in terms of project solving.

Course Guarantor

prof. Ing. Viliam Vatrt, DrSc.


Institute of Geodesy

Learning outcomes

The aim and output is final elaboration of doctoral thesis with defined structure, content and amount.


Knowledges of university graduate in geodesy and cartography specialization. Passed doctoral study with state doctoral exam.


Supervisor determines for concrete theme of doctor thesis.

Planned educational activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in relevant article of VUT Rules for Studies and Examinations, especially consultation, self-study, presentation.

Forms and criteria of assessment

Doctoral thesis submitting, elaboration of recommendatory report of supervisor and opponents, adequate publication activities, contribution of doctoral thesis, doctoral thesis successful defense.

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Vymezení kontrolované výuky a způsob jejího provádění stanoví každoročně aktualizovaná vyhláška garanta předmětu.

Syllabus of lectures

1. - 13. week: Doctor thesis - final version.