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>> PhD Programme in Biology [Academic year: 2023/2024] << [EN version will be published soon]

The PhD Programme in Biology is carried out in English, in a full-time, eight-semester system. 

This PhD programme covers courses representing various areas of biological sciences, including training in modern methodology and mastering skills useful in professional academic and non-academic careers. Choice of facultative classes and the possibility of gaining credits for courses offered outside of the University ensures flexibility and helps to adjust participation in courses to the individual research plan of the student. 

For everyone who will be accepted for the PhD programme in Biology, a scholarship is guaranteed.

PhD students are recruited for the specific research topics offered by the faculty members. Some of the competitions listed below are held outside the OAS system (Online Application System). We kindly ask you to follow the recruitment rules described in each competition. 

Each year, PhD students and their advisors/promotors write an individual research plan for a given year. Until the end of four semesters, students’ achievements are evaluated (mid-term evaluation) by the committee. 

Doctoral dissertations are prepared under the supervision of a scientific staff of the Faculty of Biology (members of the Institute of Botany, Institute of Environmental Sciences or Institute of Zoology and Biomedical Research). PhD programme in Biology leads to the scientific Doctoral title in the discipline of biology. More information about the programme can be found here.

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Past Recruitment:

List of topics offered in 2022

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PhD programme in Biology (27.08.2021)
The effect of aging on body temperature dependent antioxidative capacity, and thus oxidative stress: the burden of heterothermyh

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The effect of aging on body temperature dependent antioxidative capacity, and thus oxidative stress: the burden of heterothermyh
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PhD Programme in Biology (27.08.2021)
Mechanisms determining predatory behavior: insights from an experimental evolution on bank vole

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Mechanisms determining predatory behavior: insights from an experimental evolution on bank vole
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PhD Programme in Biology (25.09.2020)
When temperature makes them to panic? The effect of optimals vs. Stressful thermal conditions on the repetability of the performance tests in ectotherms

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When temperature makes them to panic? The effect of optimals vs. Stressful thermal conditions on the repetability of the performance tests in ectotherms
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PhD Programme in Biology (24.07.2020)
IES-9: Experimental evolution of the thrifty and spendthrift genotypes, and its consequence for susceptibility to adverse effects of ‘Western diet’: insights from a selection experiment on bank voles

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IES-9: Experimental evolution of the thrifty and spendthrift genotypes, and its consequence for susceptibility to adverse effects of ‘Western diet’: insights from a selection experiment on bank voles