The PhD studies are focused on scientific research and individual creative activity in a field of research and development.
During their studies, PhD students are members of the FTA’s departments. The center of their studies lies in scientific and research activities connected with participation in research projects and publishing of results at scientific conferences in the Czech Republic and also in foreign countries. Essential part of the study is also an active participation in the tuition of bachelor and master study programmes and solving of projects in the field of development cooperation of the Czech Republic.
The study is carried out according to the individual study plan including examination in technical subjects (some taught at other universities) and two foreign languages. The student attends lectures, courses, internships, seminars and practical lectures and also works on his PhD dissertation. PhD studies are terminated by the state doctoral exam and the defense of dissertation thesis; the PhD degree, placed after the name, is given to the successful students.
PhD studies are provided in three study programs:
- Tropical Agrobiology and Bioresource Management
- Agriculture of Tropics and Subtropics
- Sustainable Rural Development in Tropics and Subtropics
The study is carried out according to the Study and Examination Rules of CULS for doctoral study programme that is in effect since May 1st, 2017.
The scholarship for the full-time Czech students is paid according to the Scholarship Order of PhD studies FTA that is in effect since March 1 st, 2018. The un/allocation of the scholarship to the foreign students is in the competency of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic.