Course Details

Doctoral seminar III

Academic Year 2023/24

DR03 course is part of 2 study plans

D-P-C-SI (N) / VHS Summer Semester 2nd year

D-K-C-SI (N) / VHS Summer Semester 2nd 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


1. – 13. week: Searching and study of professional resources, theoretical, practical and scientific outcomes for current subject. Definition of the scientific contribution in solved problems, data processing for research design submission (recommended in cooperation with the second year postgraduate student with similar subject).


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



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