Course Details

Doctoral seminar VII (KDS)

Academic Year 2023/24

DO07 course is part of 2 study plans

D-P-C-SI (N) / KDS Summer Semester 4th year

D-K-C-SI (N) / KDS Summer Semester 4th year

Processing of up-to-date knowledge of chosen topic from area of Constructions and Traffic Structures with supervisor’s support and help of tutors from another professional and scientific departments and extracurricular research institutes. Definition of theoretical or experimental parts in his/her dissertation subject area. Publication and presentation of student’s creative activity outputs. Arrangement of the semester plan of seminars, conferences and congresses attendance and study or professional stays at foreign scientific and academic institutes. Advantage of cooperation with professional practice during the project solution.

Course Guarantor



During the doctoral seminar, doctoral candidate acquires further theoretical and professional knowledge under supervision based on selected areas of Constructions and Traffic Structures especially Z1: Mechanics of load bearing structures, Z2: Concrete and masonry structures, Z3: Steel, timber and composite structures, Z4: Geotechnics, Z5: Experimental engineering and building testing, Z6: Road structures, Z7: Railway structures and constructions, related to his/her dissertation. Thereby, the prerequisites for his/her independent theoretical and creative scientific training are formed, which serves as a base for his/her dissertation thesis processing.


1. – 13. week: Assembly of thesis and preparation of shortened proposition of thesis. Bases for examination presentation. Publications. Implication in professional actions.


Knowledge at the level of a graduate student of construction and traffic structures study programme. Practise is an advantage.

Language of instruction



20 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