Fishery

Study plans

Study program Fishery (until 2020)
4103V003

full-time form

distance form

Study program Fishery (from 2021)
P0831D370002

full-time form

distance form

Main points of study

Study

Study in the doctoral study programme is based on the individual study plan. The departmental board usually orders a student to attend to 7 subjects on offer, based on the focus of the student's dissertation and the recommendation of the admissions committee. The tutor and the student can add up to 2 additional subjects.

All the students take exams in English (FCE, TOFEL or IELTS - min 5,5).

International experience

The PhD student shall spend at least three months in a foreign department as an educational stay during the studies.

The student must participate in the international conference.

Professional practice

Every student shall actively participate in operational works on experimental faculty facilities. In the first year, the student has to undergo short-term educational stays in the hatchery, model experimental facility, experimental pond station to the total extent of 20 working days. Each student has to undergo at least three short-term (for 5 - 10 workdays) educational stays in various workplaces mentioned above

For professional practice in Experimental Fish Culture Facility 7-8 days (Vodňany), please contact: Dipl.-Ing. Pavel Lepič, Ph.D. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For professional practice in Genetic Fisheries Center 7-8 days (Vodňany), please contact Dipl.-Ing. David Gela, Ph.D. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For professional practice at fish culture facilities, in a fish processing facility or a fish shop five days (Č. Budějovice), please contact Petra Tesařová - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Important information about Professional practice in Č. Budějovice you can find here.

Each student of the first or second grade is obliged in each term to participate in at least two fishing out of a pond greater than 1 ha.

Teaching

An individual study plan must also include at least 90 hours of pedagogic activities in the relevant field during the entire period of study.

Each student of the third and fourth grade is obliged to manage projects at summer schools.

Each student shall assist as a consultant of at least one bachelor, master or dissertation thesis during the study.

Dissertation

A doctoral student at the Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters  (hereafter student) systematically works on the topic of his/her dissertation (hereafter DW) under the supervision of the supervisor (s) and consultant for the entire study period (1. - 4. year).
At the beginning of their studies, students elaborate a literature review to the subject of their dissertation in English (SS 1st year of study).
Every year until PhD thesis defense student shall present his/her progress and dissertation results in the seminar (1. - 4. year).
The student has to publish at least a part of his/her dissertation as the first author in a scientific journal, which achieved at least once during the last three years before accepting the article for publication the impact factor of 0,4 or higher.
Moreover, the student must have published another article under conditions identical to those above as the first author in each case.
The student must participate in an international conference.

 

Duties for students in each year of study

Summary table with duties for students in each year for study program Fishery is here.

1st year of study

literature review
profesional practice (20 workdays)
pond harvesting 1

2nd year of study

pond harvesting 2

3rd year of study

1st Summer school project
State Doctoral Exam

4th year of study

2nd Summer school project
defence of dissertation

Combined form of study

Students of the combined form of study have the same obligations within the study as students of the full-time form, except for:

  • the obligation to participate in an internship abroad,
  • regular seminars for doctoral students (obligation to present dissertation progress remains at least once a year),
  • pedagogical and other educational activities and
  • professional experience.
People who can sign credits and exams

Elaborating a literature review
Supervisor

PhD practice 1 to 8
Supervisor

PhD seminars 1 to 4
Vice-dean for science and research - Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Antonín Kouba, Ph.D.

Professional Practice 1, 2
Authorized person - Dipl.-Ing. David Gela, Ph.D.

Summer school 1, 2
Vice-dean for study affairs - Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Martin Kocour, Ph.D.

Exams in specialized subjects
Examiner

Educational activities 1-X
Vice-dean for study affairs - Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Martin Kocour, Ph.D.

Foreign internship 1-X
Vice-dean for foreign relations - Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Vladimír Žlábek, Ph.D.

Publication 1-X
Vice-dean for science and research - Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Antonín Kouba, Ph.D.

Presentation of results 1-X
Vice-dean for science and research - Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Antonín Kouba, Ph.D.

Leading of thesis
Vice-dean for study affairs - Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Martin Kocour, Ph.D.

List of Supervisors

List of supervisors here.

Compulsorily Optional Courses - st. program Fishery (4103V003)

Ichtyology and Fish Taxonomy
Examiner: prof. M.Sc. Jan Kubečka, CSc.

Pond Aquacultures
Examiner: Dipl.-Ing. David Gela, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. M.Sc. Zdeněk Adámek, CSc.

Applied Hydrobiology
Examiner: Assoc. Prof. M.Sc. Zdeněk Adámek, CSc.

Biostatistics
Examiner: Mgr. Petr Blažek, Ph.D., Francesco De Bello, Ph.D.

Fish Cytology and Histology
Examiner: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Petr Ráb, DrSc.

Fish Ecology
Examiner: Prof. M.Sc. Jan Kubečka, CSc.

Fish Genetics
Examiner: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Petr Ráb, DrSc., Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Martin Flajšhans, Dr.rer.agr.

Crayfish Breeding
Examiner: prof. Dipl.-Ing. Pavel Kozák, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Tomáš Policar, Ph.D.

Intensive Fish Breeding
Examiner: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Jan Kouřil, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Tomáš Policar, Ph.D.

Fish and Crayfish Diseases
Examiner: Veronika Piačková, DVP, Ph.D., Prof. Zdeňka Svobodová, DVM, DrSc.

Fish Reproduction
Examiner: Prof. Ing. Otomar Linhart, DrSc., Prof. Ing. Jan Kouřil, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. M.Sc. Boris Dzyuba, Ph.D.

Fish as food
Examiner: Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Jan Mráz, Ph.D.

Aquatic Toxicology
Examiner: Prof. Zdeňka Svobodová, DVM, DrSc., dr. hab. Dipl.-Ing. Josef Velíšek, Ph.D.

Basics of Scientific Communication
Examiner: Assoc. Prof. M.Sc. Boris Dzyuba, Ph.D., Jacky Cosson, Ph.D., Dr.h.c.

Compulsorily Optional Courses - st. program Fishery (P0831D370002)

Ecology of Still and Running Waters
Examiner: Mgr. Otakar Strunecký, Ph.D.

Outdoor Aquaculture Systems
Examiner: Dipl.-Ing. Vlastimil Stejskal, Ph.D.

Biology and Taxonomy of Fish Vertebrates
Examiner: RNDr. Jiří Peterka, Ph.D.

Toxicology Focused on Aquatic Organism
Examiner: dr hab. Dipl.-Ing. Josef Velíšek, Ph.D.

Bioinformatics
Examiner: Dipl.-Ing. Petr Císař, Ph.D.

Applied Cellular and Molecular Biology
Examiner: Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Martin Pšenička, Ph.D.

Genetics in Fisheries
Examiner: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Martin Flajšhans, Dr. rer. agr.

Physiology of Fish Reproduction
Examiner: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Otomar Linhart, Ph.D.

Sustainable Fishery Management in Open Waters
Examiner: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Tomáš Randák, Ph.D.

Breeding and Diseases of Crayfishes
Examiner: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Pavel Kozák, Ph.D.

Diagnostics of Diseases of Aquaculture Animals
Examiner: MVDr. Veronika Piačková, Ph.D.

Fish Histology Applied in Aquaculture
Examiner: MVDr. Eliška Zusková, Ph.D.

Alternative Aquaculture Systems
Examiner: Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Jan Mráz, Ph.D.

Fish  Nutrition
Examiner: Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Jan Mráz, Ph.D.

Fish as a Food
Examiner: Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Jan Mráz, Ph.D.

Species Diversification of Aquaculture
Examiner: Assoc Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Tomáš Policar, Ph.D.

Technics and Engeneering of Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
Examiner: Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Tomáš Policar, Ph.D.

Immunology in Aquaculture
Examiner: Mgr. Tomáš Korytář, Ph.D.

Basics of Scientific Communications
Examiner: Assoc. Prof. M.Sc. Borys Dzyuba, Ph.D.

Departmental Board

Departmental Board Chairman
Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Martin Pšenička, Ph.D.
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Departmental Board member

Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Tomáš Policar, Ph.D.
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Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Jan Mráz, Ph.D.
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Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Martin Kocour, Ph.D.
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Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Pavel Kozák, Ph.D.
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Prof. RNDr. Jan Kubečka, CSc.
BC AS CR, Institute of Hydrobiology
Na sádkách 7
370 05, České Budějovice

Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Pavel Horký, Ph.D.
ČZU
Kamýcká 129
165 00, Praha-Suchdol

RNDr. Pavel Jurajda, Ph.D.
Ústav biologie obratlovců AV ČR
Květná 8
603 65, Brno

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