Course Details

Doctoral seminar 1 (VHS)

Academic Year 2023/24

DPA025 course is part of 4 study plans

DPC-V Summer Semester 1st year

DPA-V Summer Semester 1st year

DKC-V Summer Semester 1st year

DKA-V Summer Semester 1st year

Studying and gaining up-to-date knowledge from selected problems of the water management and water structures with the support of the supervisor and other supervisors from other departments of the faculty, university and scientific and research institutes.
Definition of simulation and experimental parts of PhD thesis.
Publications and presentations of creative activities outcomes.
Schedule setup of specific events (seminars, conferences, congresses) together with professional study on foreign research and academic institutes.
For creative activities the collaboration with practice during the work on the project is convenient.

Course Guarantor



PhD student under the guidance of his supervisor gains additional theoretical and special knowledge of the selected problems of hydrotechnical structures, landscape water management and urban water infrastructure in the study field of Water Management and Water Structures. Thus the conditions for his individual theoretical, creative and scientific work are set up, serving as a background for his PhD thesis.


Gradual solution of partial thesis problems


Knowledge at the level of a graduate student of Water Management and Water Structures study program or similar study program. according to the PhD thesis orientation. 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. The student seeks and studies the specialised background materials with which familiarity is necessary before producing theoretical, practical and scientific outputs in the studied topic area. Definition of the scientific contribution of the doctoral student with regard to the given issue. Production of the supporting materials required for the submission of a project proposal (it is recommended that this be carried out in cooperation with a doctoral student from the 2nd year of the DSP with a related doctoral thesis topic).