Course detail

Doctoral state examination

FAST-DEA069Acad. year: 2024/2025

Study and obtaining actual knowledge of selected geodesy and cartography problems with support of secondary supervisors
from other special and scientific deparments of the faculty, university and also out-of-university scientific research
centres. Defining of simulation and experimental parts of doctor thesis topic. Publications and presentations outputs
of creative activities. Semestral plan formation of expertise action visits (seminars, conferences, congresses) and
at the same time semestral plan formation of education or expert stays at foreign scientific and academic institutions.
There is benefit for create activities to co-operate with practice in terms
of project solving.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Geodesy (GED)

Entry knowledge

Knowledges of university graduate (geodesy and cartography specialization) supplemented by doctoral study.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

After passing the state doctoral examination, the student fulfils the necessary prerequisite for the successful completion of the next stages of the DSP.

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


Doctoral studies in the field of Geodesy and Cartography are focused on scientific preparation, methodology of scientific work and on the development of knowledge in the field of theory of geodetic and cartographic sciences and related sciences, based on the current state of scientific knowledge, research and development, on mastering their applications and on developing the abilities for independent creative activity of students of this study program.  Scientific training in this field is based on mastering the initial theoretical disciplines of the natural science base and theoretical and scientific disciplines of the relevant focus. 

Graduates of doctoral studies are prepared for employment in development and research activities in the area of the relevant specialization of the field as well as for solving demanding, non-traditional and complex geodetic and cartographic problems. Graduates also find employment as academic staff of universities.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DKA-GK Doctoral, 3. year of study, winter semester, compulsory
  • Programme DPC-GK Doctoral, 3. year of study, winter semester, compulsory
  • Programme DKC-GK Doctoral, 3. year of study, winter semester, compulsory
  • Programme DPA-GK Doctoral, 3. year of study, winter semester, compulsory