doctoral degree

Here you can find information on how to complete a doctoral degree step by step in accordance with the internal regulations of CTU and FA.

A full-time doctoral study is normally spread over 4 years. The recommended stages can be described as follows:

  • 1st year – compulsory courses (minimum 2 completed); student science conference; State of the Art
  • 2nd year – compulsory branch-related courses and elective courses; dissertation study and discussion; publication outputs
  • 3rd and 4th year – state doctoral examination (up to the 7th semester at the most); international scientific conference; internship and publication outputs (up to the submission of the application for the defense of the dissertation); completing the dissertation

In the case of a combined form of study, the stages and deadlines are adequately extended according to the Study and Examination Regulations of the Czech Technical University and the Doctoral Studies Rules of the FA.


Study Registration General Information - First Year 

Annual Study Registration Form - AY 2023/2024 

summary of required courses for phd studies

Architecture and Urbanism - Study plan 2023/24

Smart Cities - Study plan 2023/24

list of courses for phd studies

Ph.D. Courses

PhD Deadlines

Ph.D. Deadlines 2023 / 2024


For AY 2023/2024 is Individual Study Plan in electronic form in KOS ( an application used to support study agendas).

State of the art

State of the Art Protocol

Intenship abroad

All information about the Ph.D. mobility can be found on the Studuj ve světě website. If a student does not find his/her preferred university in the Mobility app, he/she should contact the Erasmus+ coordinator at the FA CTU, Jarmila Vokounová,

Internship Plan Protocol

State Doctoral Examination

Application for State Doctoral Examination
Minutes of the State Doctoral Examination

Written Study and Discussion about the Dissertation

Application for Dissertation Study Discussion
Minutes of the Discussion on the Study for the Dissertation

Review of Study for Dissertation by Opponents

Dissertation Defence

Application Form for Dissertation Defense
Minutes of the Dissertation Defense
Dissertation Title Page Layout
Dissertation Syllabuses

Review of Dissertation by Opponents


Ph.D. students studying full-time are entitled to a monthly stipend. For more information please contact Mrs. Gabriela Thompson in the Department of Science, Research and the Arts at:

For more information about other financial support from CTU click here.


direct contact



Doctoral Study in English Coordinator


room 150


Faculty of Architecture Department of Science, Research and the Arts, Czech Technical University in Prague


Thákurova 9

166 34 Prague 6 – Dejvice

Czech Republic


prof. Ing. arch. Petr Vorlík, Ph.D.


Vice-dean for Science, Research and the Arts


room 733

For the content of this site is responsible: prof. Ing. arch. Petr Vorlík, Ph.D.