Course Details

Doctoral Seminar 1 (KDS)

Academic Year 2022/23

DOA036 course is part of 4 study plans

DKC-K Summer Semester 1st year

DPC-K Summer Semester 1st year

DKA-K Summer Semester 1st year

DPA-K Summer Semester 1st year

Obtaining, studying and elaborating current knowledge of the problematics of selected theme of the specialization of study programme Structural and Transport Engineering, supported by the supervisor and supervisors - specialists from other professional and scientific workplaces of the faculty (e.g. faculty research centre AdMaS), university, and extracurricular scientific and research workplaces. Defining simulation or experimental parts in the field of the theme of dissertation thesis. Publication and presentation of the outputs of the scientific, research and development activities - elaboration of the papers in conference proceedings and professional and scientific journals. Preparation of the semester plan of the participation in professional events (seminars, conferences, congresses) and study or professional stays at forign scientific and academic workplaces. Co-operation with the practice directly within the frame of the projects solution.

Course Guarantor

prof. Ing. Marcela Karmazínová, CSc.


Institute of Metal and Timber Structures


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.


Knowledge at the level of a graduate student of the study programme Structural and Transport Engineering. Practice is an advantage.

Language of instruction



4 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, 3 hours/week, compulsory


1. - 13. Searching and studying professional backgrounds and theoretical, practical and scientific sources in the field of solved theme. Defining the scientific benefit of the doctoral student in the given problematics, elaboration of the documents for submitting the project proposal (recommended in the co-operation with the doctoral student of the 2-nd study year solving the near or related topic of the dissertation).