Czech Technical University in Prague

Introduction

The Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU) is an internationally recognised higher education and research institution with more than 300 years of tradition and an excellent reputation. Situated in the heart of Europe, CTU offers not only a great location and a comfortable and affordable life in the beautiful historical city of Prague, but also a high-quality education with good career prospects for graduates from a wide range of technical fields.

CTU is open to all international students and offers more than 30 study programmes delivered in English. There are currently about 23 000 students studying at CTU, with every twelfth student coming from abroad.

Studying at CTU gives you a great chance to experience the local culture, but first and foremost – to gain an internationally recognised Bachelor, Master’s or PhD degree from one of our 8 technical faculties:

  • Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • Faculty of Architecture
  • Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering
  • Faculty of Transportation Sciences
  • Faculty of Biomedical Engineering
  • Faculty of Information Technology

If you wish to become a part of our international community of private students and get your degree at CTU, look through our website, which will provide most of the information you need for the enrolment process, cost of studying and living in the Czech Republic, local culture and much more.

We will be delighted to welcome you here at CTU and help you fulfil your ambitions. We are therefore ready to answer your questions, help you through the application process and support you while you are in the Czech Republic. CTU organises a programme of events before you start your course to welcome you and to help you make new friends and get used to your new surroundings.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

View PhD »

Programs

This school also offers:

PhD

PhD in Appli­cations of Natural Sciences

Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2016 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

The Faculty is a dynamic scientific and research centre working in the border areas between modern science and its applications in engineering. Its laboratories are equipped with several large research facilities, such as the VR-1 training nuclear reactor, the scanning electron microscope, high power laser systems, etc. [+]

Doctoral Degree Programmes Mathematical Engineering Physical Engineering Nuclear Engineering Nuclear Chemistry Radiological Physics Science and Research FNSPE consists of ten departments (Mathematics, Physics, Languages, Solid State Engineering, Physical Electronics, Materials, Nuclear Chemistry, Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Reactors, Software Engineering in Economy), several laboratories (Training Nuclear Reactor, Computational, Radiochemical, …), the Central Faculty Library with an Audio-Visual Section, Central Workshop and other services. The Academic staff, both teachers and scientists, number about 120 and the supporting staff 100. As a rule, the scientific and research staff are engaged in teaching, especially supervising the students' research projects and giving special courses. The Faculty is a dynamic scientific and research centre working in the border areas between modern science and its applications in engineering. Its laboratories are equipped with several large research facilities, such as the VR-1 training nuclear reactor, the scanning electron microscope, high power laser systems, etc. In 2005, about 110 research projects were in progress. Scientists from the Faculty are invited to present papers at conferences worldwide and they are also involved in or directly supported by grants from the U.S.A, Germany, United Kingdom, France, the European Community, and Russia. More than 20 universities and international scientific institutions cooperate with or support research at the Faculty. The best doctoral students have been awarded scholarships at universities abroad. The Faculty research staff are also engaged in teaching and especially in supervising student research projects, which form a part of the departments’ research. Due to the training received, the graduates possess good skills in various experimental techniques and computer modelling, and their theoretical and methodical background is broad enough for versatile careers in research, engineering, informatics, management, etc. [-]

PhD in Archi­tecture and Urbanism

Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2016 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

The Doctoral study programme is carried out through full-time or combined (part-time) form of study. Both full-time and part-time studies at CTU generally take 4 years, scheduled into 8 semesters including the Doctoral Thesis submission. [+]

Fields of Study Architecture – Theory and Design Urban Design and Spatial Planning History of Architecture and Monument Conservation Architecture, Building and Technology Annually, there are 20-40 new students accepted into both Czech and English Doctoral study programme. The applicants have to hold a master´s degree in the same field or related field. The entrance procedure consists of assembly of required documents and in some cases of interview with an entrance exam commission. The Doctoral study programme is carried out through full-time or combined (part-time) form of study. Both full-time and part-time studies at CTU generally take 4 years, scheduled into 8 semesters including the Doctoral Thesis submission. Each doctoral candidate is supervised by a tutor who prepares for him/her an Individual Study Plan with the courses to be accomplished in the first two years of the doctoral study programme. The PhD candidate goes through regular evaluation and takes part in two compulsory student workshops within first two years of studies. Successful completion of the final State Doctoral Examination is pre-requisite for the presentation and defence of the Doctoral Thesis. [-]

PhD in Civil Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2016 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

Building Engineering | Building and Structural Engineering | Construction Management and Engineering | Environmental Engineering | Mathematics in Civil Engineering | Physical and Material Engineering | Systems Engineering in the | Building Industry and Capital Construction | Water Engineering and Water Management [+]

Fields of study Building Engineering Building and Structural Engineering Construction Management and Engineering Environmental Engineering Mathematics in Civil Engineering Physical and Material Engineering Systems Engineering in the Building Industry and Capital Construction Water Engineering and Water Management Scholarship yes, for full-time students Foreign Ph.D. students studying in Czech full- time Successful candidates for full-time study, who are graduated civil engineers, receive the student status for another four years. Thus, they are entitled to a monthly scholarship, food vouchers and accommodation in university halls of residence at a reduced student price. They can also receive a reduction on the public transportation pass. Foreign Ph.D. students studying in Czech Republic have to arrange and cover health insurance themselves if they do not have the Czech citizenship. The scholarship can be paid only for a "standard study time", i.e. 48 months. The amount of the scholarships is stipulated by the Dean´s directive VD 9/2014. Foreign Ph.D. students studying in part- time and students studying in English are not entitled to scholarships [-]

PhD in Elec­trical Engineering and Information Technology

Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2016 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

A Doctoral Study Programme (DSP) is the highest education available, aimed at further education of excellent holders of a Master Degree. [+]

Fields of Study Acoustics Electric Machines, Apparatus and Drives Electric Power Engineering Electronics Electrotechnology and Materials Plasma Physics Information Sciences and Computer Enginering Mathematical Engineering Measurement and Instrumentation Air Traffic Control Radioelectronics Control Engineering and Robotics Business Management and Economics Telecommunication Engineering Electrical Engineering Theory Artificial Intelligence and Biocybernetics Essential Information about Doctoral Studies A Doctoral Study Programme (DSP) is the highest education available, aimed at further education of excellent holders of a Master Degree. Study in the Doctoral Study Programme Doctoral study at CTU in Prague is pursuant to act No.111/1998 Coll., in accordance with Study and Examination Code for Students of the Czech Technical University in Prague, Rules of Doctoral Study at the CTU in Prague, Admission Procedures and Conditions of Study for Foreigners and the guidelines of individual faculties and institutes. A doctoral study programme at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering is divided into 16 branches of study. To be eligible for admission to doctoral study, applicants must hold a master degree (not a bachelor degree) in the same discipline or a related field. Admission to the programme is at the discretion of the Dean of the Faculty on the basis of the results of the selection procedure. Experience in the chosen field is not a condition of admission, and there are no age restrictions. Students in their final year of studies may also apply, their admission is conditional on graduation. Citizens of the Czech Republic, foreigners and persons without nationality, who are legally resident in the Czech Republic, may study in the doctoral programme. Applicants who are admitted to doctoral study become doctoral students of the FEE. The goal of doctoral study is to prepare graduates for scientific work. By attaining higher qualifications, including knowledge of foreign languages, Ph.D. graduates will significantly increase their career opportunities. A Ph.D. programme at the FEE is carried out through full-time and combined (part-time) forms of study. Full-time study at the FEE CTU generally takes 3 years for students enrolled before 1. 3. 2007 and 4 years for students enrolled after 1.3.2007, while combined form of study generally takes 5 years, with the option of interrupting the studies. Transfer between combined study and full-time study, or vice-versa, is possible on the basis of a recommendation by the Supervisor and a written statement from the doctoral student to the Dean of the Faculty. The Supervisor is appointed by the Dean. Supervisors are professors, associate professors (docents), or distinguished scholars. It is possible, with the agreement of the Supervisor and the appropriate Branch Board, to complete the study programme in a shorter time. Doctoral students studying at CTU are, for the duration of their studies, classified as regular tertiary students, with all associated rights and responsibilities. In both full-time and combined forms of study, doctoral students must submit their doctoral thesis within 7 years of the commencement of their studies. The studies take place according to an individual study plan, which designates the time allocated to study, specialised and scientific activities with plans for the development of the doctoral thesis, study at other workplaces (which may be outside the Czech Republic), designated minimum teaching duties, dates of examinations for courses taken, and other responsibilities. The individual study plan is specified by the Supervisor, after the doctoral student has expressed his/her agreement with it. Fulfilment of the coursework component (a study block) of the individual plan is completed by passing the prescribed examinations and by presenting and defending a specialised study (written report) on the current state of the subject in the world. It also comprises presentation of student's research work to scientific community. After successful termination of the study block, having passed the exam in English, it is possible to apply for the final comprehensive doctoral examination, in which the student should demonstrate his/her specialised theoretical knowledge, methods of scientific work, and the ability to acquire new scientific knowledge and to apply it creatively. This examination is conducted by the Board of Examiners for Comprehensive Doctoral Examination (Komise pro státní doktorskou zkouąku). Successful completion of this examination is a pre-requisite for the presentation and defence of the doctoral thesis. This thesis is a result of the solution of a specific scientific task; it proves the capability of a doctoral student to independently create his/her own work and must include original achievements of scientific work published by the author of the dissertation or results accepted for publication. The doctoral thesis must contain original new findings. The presentation and defence of the work is conducted by the Board for the Defence of a Doctoral Thesis (Komise pro obhajobu dizertační práce), and is open to the public. A single re-submission is allowed in the case of an unsuccessful final examination or an unsuccessful presentation and defence of the doctoral thesis. Based on the regular completion of study in a Ph.D. Programme, degree of "Doctor" (abbreviated to "Ph.D.") is obtained from The Czech Technical University in Prague. Doctoral studies can be prematurely ended by the student, on the basis of a written application. In the case of long-term neglect of responsibilities, the studies can be ended by a decision of the Dean or the Director of the institute. [-]

PhD in Informatics

Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2016 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

How to become a Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Information Technology? [+]

Fields of study Informatics Entrance Exams NON Entrance Requirements fully completed application form documents showing results in previous studies evidence of significant personal achievements in mathematics, physics, informatics, or similar disciplines and successful participation in secondary school competitions or projects certificate that demonstrates proficiency in English Level of English comparable to or exceeding B2 level CEFRL Scholarship yes How to become a Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Information Technology? Choose a preliminary theme of your doctoral thesis and contact the relevant supervisor. Together, create a more detailed specification of your chosen topic. Read the conditions for admission to the doctoral study programme Informatics, the respective Dean’s Directive (which contains complete instructions for the applicants including the bank account number for payment of the admission fee) and fill in the relevant forms. The forms are available online: forms Electronic form for an application. After filling in the application form must be printed, signed and sent or delivered to the Office of Science and Research FIT CTU! Also read the relevant regulations concerning the doctoral study program. All important dates regarding the doctoral study are listed in the overview of the doctoral study programme. [-]

PhD in Logistic

Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2016 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

Transportation Logistics [+]

Fields of study Transportation Logistics [-]

PhD in Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2016 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

The doctoral study programme is designed for Master study programme graduates. Doctoral study is a subsequent, higher and more sophisticated form of education which the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering offers in a variety of branches. Students of the Doctoral study programme are trained for solution of complex problems of applied science and industrial experience. [+]

Fields of Study Materials engineering Machines and Equipment for Transportation Power Engineering Design and Process Engineering Manufacturing Technology Environmental Engineering Biomechanics Control and Systems Engineering Mechanics of Solids, Deformable Bodies and Continua Thermomechanics and Fluid Mechanics Mathematical and Physical Engineering Enterprise Management and Economics Doctoral Study Programme The doctoral study programme is designed for Master study programme graduates. Doctoral study is a subsequent, higher and more sophisticated form of education which the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering offers in a variety of branches. Students of the Doctoral study programme are trained for solution of complex problems of applied science and industrial experience. Study proceeds in accordance with individual curricula and is completed with a state doctoral exam and defense of a dissertation which proves the doctoral student´s competence in independent creative scientific work. The academic degree "Doctor", in abbreviated form "Ph.D." written after the name, conferred on the graduates is compatible with academic degrees conferred on analagous graduates of foreign universities. [-]

PhD in Technology in Transportation and Telecommunications

Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2016 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

Technology and Management in Transportation and Telecommunications | Transportation Systems and Technology | Air Traffic Control and Management [+]

Fields of Study Technology and Management in Transportation and Telecommunications Transportation Systems and Technology Air Traffic Control and Management [-]

Videos

Study at CTU in Prague

UNESCO - Prague

Contact

Czech Technical University in Prague

Address Zikova 1903/4
166 36 Prague, Czech Republic
Website http://www.studyatctu.com/
Phone +420 224 351 111