The program focuses on the full range of cardiovascular research. Clinical fields include cardiology, pediatric cardiology, cardiac surgery, angiology, vascular surgery, vascular neurology - as well as related theoretical and preclinical disciplines resp. their parts dealing with cardiovascular research - anatomy, biology, embryology, histology, physiology and pathophysiology, medical chemistry and biochemistry, pathology, pharmacology, microbiology, medical immunology, preventive medicine, and epidemiology).

The study program is carried out without specialization.

Description of verification and evaluation criteria

The proposed project Originality 0 - 30 points
Prerequisites for the implementation of the submitted project 0 - 30 points
Knowledge of the proposed project, 0 - 10 points
Proven initial experience with research work (eg participation in student scientific conference, authorship or co-authorship of publications, etc.) 0 - 10 points
Active knowledge of English 0 - 10 points
Ability to discuss a professional problem 0 - 10 points
Points total 100
Admission requires more than 50 points.

Conditions for admission

Admission to Doctoral studies is conditioned by successful completion of a Master's study program.

Verification method: entrance exam
Confirmation date (of entrance exam) from: 05.06.2019 Until: 05.06.2019
Alternative date (of entrance exam) from: 12.06.2019 Until: 12.06.2019

Recommended literature, sample questions

Readings are recommended by individual potential supervisors and are based on professional issues of the potential dissertation. In particular, monographs and respected IF magazines. Suggested literature and resources can be viewed within the profiles of the specific supervisors.

Career Prospect

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Last updated January 9, 2019
This course is Campus based, Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
Oct 2019
4 years
1,850 EUR
per academic year. Paper Application fee: 590 CZK.
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