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VSB - Technical University of Ostrava PhD in Transport Systems
VSB - Technical University of Ostrava

PhD in Transport Systems

Ostrava, Czech Republic

4 Years

English

Full time, Part time

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PhD in Transport Systems

Doctoral study program Transport Systems educates graduates with a deep theoretical knowledge of technical and natural sciences, which are supplemented by specific practical skills received by solving real problems based on the current needs of rail, road and air transport systems.

Within the study, it is possible to carry out professional practice in companies engaged in the construction of vehicles or operation of transport systems, internships at foreign universities and scientific workplaces, where the student gains experience from scientific-research cooperation in international scientific teams.

The main objective of the study program is to educate graduates with broad theoretical knowledge in the field of transport systems, supplemented by specific practical knowledge and skills obtained by solving real problems of professional practice or acquired in practice carried out in companies engaged in the construction of vehicles or operation of transport systems, foreign universities and scientific workplaces. Graduates gain experience from scientific-research cooperation in international scientific teams.

Student completes theoretical and technological subjects according to individual study plan and elaborates doctoral dissertation under the supervision of a supervisor demonstrates the ability to creatively extend its knowledge of the field of study, demonstrates the ability of independent creative work in solving challenging tasks in practice both within the university and within international cooperation.

The study program educates top professionals who will be able to work in the scientific, research, development and production spheres in highly professional and managerial positions in the field and related fields.

Doctoral study program Transport Systems is based on the previous doctoral study program

Transport Technique and Technology accredited at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering VŠB – TUO until 2014, and is significantly extended with courses providing the student with a detailed professional view of solved problems of current transport practice to gain deep knowledge of optimization principles. The newly proposed doctoral study program built on the newly accredited Master's study program Transport Systems and Technology, which is currently accredited at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of VŠB-TUO until 2028.

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