Structural and Transport Engineering
The aim of the doctoral study program Structures and Traffic Structures is to provide excellent graduates with a specialized university degree and scientific training in selected current fields of study, particularly in the field of mechanics of load-bearing building structures, concrete, masonry, composite, metal, wood, geotechnics, building testing and diagnostics of load-bearing building structures as well as in the areas of road construction and railway structures and constructions. The study is focused on complex scientific preparation, methodology of independent scientific work and on the development of knowledge in the field of the theory of load-bearing structures, engineering structures and transport structures, with the basic disciplines presented areas of mechanics of load-bearing structures of engineering and transport structures. . The scientific preparation in this study program is based on mastering the initial theoretical disciplines of the science-based basis and theoretical and scientific disciplines of the relevant focus.
The aim of the study is also the involvement of students in the preparation and solution of national and international scientific research projects, presentation of achieved results at national and international level and their publication in professional and scientific foreign and domestic journals as well as at scientific and professional conferences. During his / her studies, the student gains not only new theoretical knowledge, but also own experience from experimental activities and necessary practical knowledge also thanks to close cooperation with construction practice in the field of designing and designing and realization of load-bearing building structures as well as to a foreign university or research institution, or work placements at another professional workplace.
Graduates of the doctoral study program Structural and Transport Engineering will be prepared for creative activities in the field of science, research, development and innovation, both individually and in teams at national and international level. During his / her doctoral program he / she acquires and acquires deep knowledge of theoretical and professional disciplines, acquires not only new theoretical knowledge but also new own experience and acquires the necessary habits for independent scientific research and creative activities in research and development. in addressing current scientific issues and issues arising from practice requirements. Upon successful completion of the highest level of university studies in the doctoral study program Construction and Traffic Structures, the graduate will be able to deepen the knowledge and level of knowledge in the field and successfully use knowledge and scientific approaches in solving theoretical and practical tasks.
Scientific preparation is focused on the following basic specializations: Mechanics of load-bearing structures; Concrete and masonry structures; Metal, wood and composite structures; Geotechnics; Experimental technology and testing; Roads; Railway structures and constructions. Graduates can be employed mainly in research and development workplaces, in designing organizations, in state administration bodies, and the experience gained during their teaching experience within the doctoral study program can be applied also in education in the academic sphere or in other educational or research institutions. Completion of the doctoral study program is also a necessary precondition for possible further career and professional academic growth of the graduate.
After completion, you need to print the application form and sign it. Please send the scan of your application with your signature via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You need to enclose:
to start doctoral´s degree program: original or approved copy of the university (master) diploma, the diploma supplement and their recognition (see below),
The following procedure does not apply to applicants who received their education in the Slovak Republic, Hungary, Poland, Germany and applicants who completed secondary or Master’s studies in Slovenia. Education certificate from these countries is automatically equivalent to the education certificate issued in the Czech Republic.
If you wish to start docotral´s degree program, you need to provide an approved copy of your university master´s degree diploma, the diploma supplement and a decision of their recognition by the Czech authorities.
For more information on rules and how to start the process of recognition of foreign education see here: Recognition and assessment of foreign education.
You need to pay the admission fee 30 € to the account of the Brno University of Technology given in the application form. The admission application is invalid without the admission fee payment.
On receipt of the requested documents and the admission fee, the Faculty of Civil Engineering will process your application and you will be informed on your acceptance.
The deadline for submitting the application, the documents and the payment of the admission fee is 31st of March each year.
On receipt of the initial payment from the student, an invitation to enrolment will be sent to the student stating the date of the enrolment.
To finish the admission process students must enrol into the study at the Study Department in person at the beginning of September and to pay the remaining part of the tuition fee: doctoral study (4000/1500 €)
after his/her arrival and before courses start.
If students cannot attend the enrolment in person, they can enrol on the basis of a power of attorney.
At the enrolment students need to present the hard copy of the application and the validated copy their previous education.
You don´t need to provide any language certificate but you need to have sufficient knowledge of English to be able to follow lectures in English. The recommend level of English is B1 – B2 of CEFR – for more details on CEFR see The CEFR Levels.
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