Information for new Ph.D. students entering the doctoral study programmes at Faculty of Electrical Engineering CTU in Prague - winter semester 2019/2020

September 1, 2019 Commencement, beginning of the study

September 10, 2019 Compulsory informational meeting with the Dean. Room T2: C4 – 80, 13:00 PM.

From September 1, till September 30, 2019 Enrolment to study. Room T2: A4 - 6 or 11, Office for Research (OVV), office hours:
Mondays, Thursdays 9:00 -11:30 AM, Wednesdays 13:30 -15:30 PM.

Enrolment to study is compulsory for each doctoral student at either full time or part time form of study program. If the doctoral student is unable to attend the registration by the deadline for important reasons he must contact OVV and ask an alternative term. There is a fee of 500 CZK for the registration after deadline without the prior excuse.

Contact

Renata Kroutilíková, tel.: 22435 2030, e-mail: kroutili@fel.cvut.cz, room T2: A4-11

(for Departments 13101, 13102, 13113, 13114, 13115, 13116, 13117, 13131, 13132, 13134, 13137 and 13138)

Ing. Marie Duchoslavová, tel .: 22435 2791, e-mail: duchomar@fel.cvut.cz, room T2: A4-6

(for Departments 13133, 13135, 13136 and 13139)

Office hours

Commencement, beginning of the study

The study in doctoral programmes begins on September 1, 2019, resp. September 2, 2019. Each doctoral student at either full time or part time form is obliged to contact their supervisor and the Secretariat of the Department this day.

The change of the commencement of the study

The change is only possible with the consent of the dean, which is to be provided on the basis of a written request addressed to him with a recommendation and explanation of the Supervisor and the Head of the Department.

Instructions for the enrolment to study and the commencement of the study:

Enrolment to study: takes place at OVV, at the ground floor, room T2: A4-6 or 11, upon presentation of ID, for foreign students: passport, long-term residence permit for the Czech Republic, health insurance valid for the Czech Republic.

• Present the copy of the diploma and diploma supplement plus original versions for verification at OVV as soon as possible. The diploma issued by foreign institution must be recognized by the Czech authorities, see procedure of recognition.

Information systems at CTU:

- Access to KOS is possible from September 1, 2019 (i.e. the date of the commencement of doctoral studies) following the registration at the CTU Computing and information Centre. https://international.cvut.cz/current-students/ctu-id-cards/. Here you also will be provided with a new or actualized CTU Student ID Card.

- CTU FEL computer network user instructions are available on /en/education/.

- E-mail account is automatically opened at fel.cvut.cz domain, doctoral student is obliged to check messages sent to the official e-mail address.

- CTU electronic payment system account is automatically opened to payments to accommodation, food services at CTU, Central Library of CTU service fees etc. – please see instructions on https://international.cvut.cz/current-students/survival-guide/.

Individual Study Plan (ISP):

- Doctoral student fills in the ISP form for the entire study period (4 years for full-time form, 5 years for part time form of study) in cooperation with the Supervisor. They choose at least 4, maximum of 6, compulsory courses (courses code must be entered in the ISP form), where minimum of 2 of them are courses teaching in one of the accredited doctoral study programme. Credits for courses which are not taught in one of the accredited branch of study (means maximum of 2 of courses from CTU Master´s degree programme and/or courses taught at another university) approves the Chairperson of the Branch Board – each of this courses could be valued at most by 4 credits. Doctoral student can choose also optional courses (no credits) and other planned study activities (courses for his pedagogical practice, foreign stay).

- The ISP form signed by doctoral student, Supervisor, the Head of the Department and the Chairperson of the Branch Board, is presented to the Secretary of the Department for further processing (original ISP to OVV, one copy belongs to the doctoral student, one to the supervisor). Courses entered in the ISP form are simultaneously recorded in KOS.

- Only courses from the list and starting with letters/code XP and/or XEP are to be choosen freely; course from other universities may be choosen upon submitting the approved ISP form page 3 to OVV.

- The ISP form is to be submitted by September 30, 2019 (or 30 days after the commencement of the study).

Student status confirmation

Student status confirmation is available at OVV during the office hours or at the websites.

Why do you need it?

- to obtain CTU Student ID Card and access to KOS, ISIC, TZS electronic payment system etc.

- for the CTU Service Facilities Administration (SFA): accommodation and food services; for accommodation at dormitory contact (solimana@suz.cvut.cz) – be as quick as possible, the dorms are occupied soon after the beginning of the semester.

Semester assessment

Doctoral students fill out the Examination results and evaluation of Ph.D. student form (SH) before the beginning of the semester and then have the results of examinations recorded in the form by tutor. The results of examination must be recorded in SH and KOS. At the end of the semester the Supervisor writes in the SH form a written evaluation of the results and proposes credits for pedagogical and research activities and publications, together with definite written statement on whether the student is eligible to continue in study or not (negative decision must be clearly explained and justified). The Supervisor submits the SH and ISP forms to the Chairperson of the Branch Board through the mediation of the Head of the Department. The Chairperson of the Branch Board and the Head of the Department comments the evaluation. Both are entitled to suggest the termination of the study.

Doctoral student submit the original copy of the SH to OVV through the mediation of the Secretary of the Department (one copy belongs to doctoral student, one to the supervisor).
Deadline for submission: February 28, SH and ISP forms for the winter semester; September 30, SH and ISP forms for the summer semester.

Further information, please see the web pages /en/education/phd/study.html or http://www.studyatctu.com/ .

Health Care Insurance

- If you are coming from the EU, Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Iceland, you need the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) and upon arrival, you register at the one of the Czech seated health insurance companies. The insurance company will issue an official document which will ensure you to get health service whilst in the Czech Republic for free. Please submit the copy of this document to OVV as soon as possible after the commencement of the study.

- If you are coming from a non-EU country, you are obliged to have and pay health care insurance (except for the holders of a Czech Republic government scholarship). The insurance company will issue a Health Insurance Card which will entitled you to get a health care in the medical facilities in the Czech Republic. Please submit the copy of your Health Insurance Card to OVV as soon as possible after the commencement of the study

For more information see: /en/admissions/health-insurance

Prague, June 21, 2019

prof. Ing. Paveln Ripka, CSc.
dean

 

Responsible person: RNDr. Patrik Mottl, Ph.D.