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Admission requirements

Fee, proof of the education, entrance examination, admission procedure dates


Electronic application & cost

The tuition fee is 500 CZK per semester

Topic of the dissertation thesis

The applicant chooses the topic of the dissertation in the chosen study programme from the valid offer for the given round of the admission procedure.

Applicants are advised to consult the relevant supervisor in advance.


Mgr. Pavla Karásková
Study and International Office

Deadline for application

Type of study Language Academic year Dates Admission procedure
Doctoral English 2024/2025 01. 04. 2024 - 31. 05. 2024 2nd round

Study programme Energy Processes

About study programme

Power engineering forms a part of almost all human activities.
The objective of the "Energy processes" postgraduate study program is to train students in creative research work in the field of power engineering. The graduates obtain the “PhD” title, the highest possible academic degree.
The studies are conducted in the form of day or combined studies.
The studies takes place based on individual study plans, which specify the study time schedule, professional and research activities, focused on preparing doctoral thesis, exchange scholarships at other workplaces, including international, or certain minimal pedagogical work (such as leading seminars).
As a part of the study, the student must participate in at least six subjects out of the subjects offered in the given Study Plan. Five of these subjects must be from the “Technical subjects” part and one subject from the “Foreign languages” part. Selection of the technical subjects is based on the topic of the given doctoral thesis.
A state doctoral exam is organized at the end of the study part. It includes a scientific discussion in three subjects specified in advance and a discussion about the theses of the dissertation.
As a part of the next study stage, the student conducts activities (such as experimental work) that are needed for preparing the given dissertation and activities that are necessary for fulfilling the study qualification conditions (for example, publication activities). The studies are completed by the corresponding dissertation defense.
All other information is included in the Study and Examination Regulation for doctoral studies programs at VŠB-TU Ostrava.
Faculty Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Type of study Doctoral
Language of instruction English
Code of the programme P0713D070004
Title of the programme Energy Processes
Regular period of the study 4 years
Coordinating department Department of Power Engineering
Coordinator prof. Ing. Stanislav Honus, Ph.D.
Key words Energy Sources
Science and Research in Energy Engineering
Energy Systems and Technology
Environmental Engineering

Additional information

Full-degree scholarship

For foreign applicants for full-time study or 1st year of full-time study.

Recognition of prior education

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