Course detail

Doctoral colloquium 2

FaVU-3DOK2Acad. year: 2020/2021

The colloquium constitutes a format of presentations where all students of the first and second year of the doctoral program introduce their research results and methods of working on their dissertation. The student must deliver the lecture materials electronically (PowerPoint or PDF) two days prior to the presentation to the doctoral studies officer. Upon the delivery, the document becomes a part of the student's study doumentation. The public presentation is commenced by short introduction of the student by her mentor, after which the presentation itself starts. The student introduces the issues of the dissertation and the present state of their solution - that is, with the hitherto results of the given field of the dissertation. The presentation should not be longer than 15 minutes; more space is given to discussion afterwards.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will be able to present their progress in their dissertation.




Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Monografické publikace, sborníky a periodika dle individuálního zaměření jednotlivých studentů DSP.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Methods of teaching are derived from the mode of instruction and are defined by the Dean's regulation of the FFA BUT for the studies in the doctoral program.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Non-letter grade.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

According to the student's area of interest.


The colloquim represents a platform of public presentation of the the students' results and progress on their dissertation.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Mandatory presentation and discussion.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUD Doctoral

    branch VUUP_DK3 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory

  • Programme VUD Doctoral

    branch VUUP_DP4 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory

  • Programme VUD Doctoral

    branch VUUP_DK4 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



6 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer