Course Details

Doctoral Seminar IV (MAT)

Academic Year 2023/24

DJ04 course is part of 2 study plans

D-P-C-SI (N) / FMI Winter Semester 3rd year

D-K-C-SI (N) / FMI Winter Semester 3rd year

The study and the obtaining of topical information concerning the problems of the selected field – Physical and Building Material Engineering – with the support of the supervisor and with the help of minor supervisors from other special and scientific workplaces of the Faculty, of the University and out-of school scientific and research establishments. The definition of simulation or experimental parts concerning the theme of the dissertation thesis. The publication and presentation of creative work outputs. Making up the semestral timetable of participations on special actions (seminars, conferences, scientific congresses) and in the same time on research fellowships in scientific and academic establishments abroad. It is advantageous for creative activities to cooperate directly with the practice in the scope of research projects solution.

Course Guarantor



The doctorand obtains under the direction of the supervisor within the frame of the doctoral seminar further theoretical and special information from the area of Physical and Building Materials Engineering which concern the theme of the thesis. In this way conditions are established for his independent theoretical, creative and scientific work, which serves as the base for the elaboration of doctoral theses.


1st – 13th week: Elaboration of the practical part of doctoral thesis to the state doctoral examination in the frame of first project elaboration (in cooperation the doctorand of 3rd year having the syllabus with allied theme of thesis), support of the second project submission of the doctorand of 1st year having the syllabus with allied theme of thesis. Elaboration of results presentation achieved in the area of the thesis theme, conception concerning the outputs and the contribution of outputs for the practice and for scientific areas. Publication activity. Participation on special actions.


Knowledge on the level of the University graduate at the Department of Civil Engineering, specialization Building Materials Engineering. Practice is an advantage.

Language of instruction



8 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit

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

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 6 hours/week, compulsory