PhD in Microbiology

General

Program Description

Studies are focused on the knowledge of the biological processes occurring in the microorganisms at the molecular, cellular and ecosystems level of organizations. Graduates are accomplished in the skill of independent research and scientific work in microbiology.


Description of verification and evaluation criteria

  • Duly completed master’s study program, i.e. submission of a certified copy of the university diploma or the nostrification of university education, by 30 September 2019.
  • Submission of the application form including all relevant enclosures, i.e. CV, professional reference, payment receipt of the admission fee by 30 April 2019
  • Submission of the dissertation project by 30 April 2019
  • Successful completion of the exam, which is based on appropriate knowledge in the scientific field chosen.

Entrance exams take the form of an interview on the topic of the Ph.D. Thesis, demonstrating the technical skills of the applicant for the doctoral study program and the ability to work with specialized foreign literature. The project is assessed by the expert committee.


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: 01.06.2019 Until: 30.06.2019
Alternative date (of entrance exam) from: 01.07.2019 Until: 15.07.2019


Recommended literature, sample questions

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

Further information on the website of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic: http://dspb.avcr.cz


Career Pathway

Ph.D. graduates in microbiology are educated for individual scientific work in the field of microbiology. They gain comprehensive knowledge of cellular and molecular biology of bacteria and fungi at the most recent level and are experienced in the methods of microbiology, biochemistry, molecular genetics, analytical chemistry, and biophysics. Graduates are prepared to creatively solve the problems of basic and applied research in medical, environmental, industrial and biotechnological microbiology. Ph.D. graduates in microbiology can find positions in scientific institutes, at universities oriented on research and education in microbiology, or in organizations engaged, for instance, in clinical diagnostics, food production, pharmacy, bioremediation, or the water services sector.

Last updated Apr 2019

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