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    General Geography (0532VD330019)

    Faculty: Faculty of Science
    Study programme: General Geography (P0532D330019)
    Form of study: full-time
    Type of study: doctoral
    Language of instruction: English
    Standard length of study: 4 years
    Application type: Online
    Possibility of exemption from entrance examination: yes

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      Application submission date: 30.04.2022
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      The program is carried out without any specialization.

      A graduate is trained to perform individual as well as collaborative scientific and pedagogical tasks. Has insight into geography, is able to apply theoretical and methodological approaches of natural and social sciences to propose solutions for complex problems in Czech and international context. Is able to apply integrative approaches developed within geography and neighbouring disciplines to promote solutions within problem-oriented interdisciplinary basic and applied research. Through utilization of field and qualitative research methods, historical sources and modern geoinformation technologies, analyzes, understands and interprets development, processes and mechanisms leading to environmental transformations, driving forces behind landscape and regional changes on various geographical scales, in diverse periods, environmental and societal contexts; understands the nature of environmental and societal risks; develops synthesizing conclusions on transformations of landscapes and nature-society interactions. Is prepared to work in academic, decisive, commercial and non-profit sectors.
      The purpose of the study programme is to enable successful students of the pre-graduate master programme Landscape and society and of related geographical and neighbouring disciplines to develop holistic and integrative approaches to study of long-term landscape changes, to understand transformations of nature-society interactions, and to apply gained abilities within complex landscape management and protection practices as well as within local and regional development.
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      The entrance exam is one round and the interview will deal mainly with the dissertation plan and candidate’s knowledge in the given field of study. The candidates prepares a written presentation (max 5,000 characters) and an approximately 10-minute oral presentation on the following:
      a) summary of previous scientific activities
      b) brief presentation of the doctoral project
      The committee assesses the candidate’s overall motivation, their language abilities, previous scientific results, quality and feasibility of the doctoral project.
      During the entrance examination the candidate must demonstrate the technical and linguistic skills to study the given field, along with abilities necessary for independent scientific work.

      The examination is graded with a maximum of 100 points, of which 10 points may be awarded as a bonus for giving a more specific idea of the study content and planned dissertation in the voluntary application appendix, including the dissertation topic, a brief annotation, an anticipated supervising department and the consent of a specific supervisor to supervise such doctoral project.

      Based on a written request submitted electronically together with the application, but no later than by 12th May 2022, the dean may permit that the entrance exam will take place via information and communication technology, but only for serious and documented reasons such as health or study abroad.
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      Admission to Doctoral studies is conditioned by successful completion of a Master's study programme.

      Verification method: entrance exam
      Confirmation date (of entrance exam) from: 13.06.2022 Until: 24.06.2022
      Alternative date (of entrance exam): 07.07.2022 Until: 15.07.2022
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      The entrance examination may be waived based on a request of a candidate who has been accepted for the STARS project in the given academic years.

      The request must be submitted electronically by 12th May 2022.
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      A graduate is trained to perform individual as well as collaborative scientific and pedagogical tasks. Has insight into geography, is able to apply theoretical and methodological approaches of natural and social sciences to propose solutions for complex problems in Czech and international context. Is able to apply integrative approaches developed within geography and neighbouring disciplines to promote solutions within problem-oriented interdisciplinary basic and applied research. Through utilization of field and qualitative research methods, historical sources and modern geoinformation technologies, analyzes, understands and interprets development, processes and mechanisms leading to environmental transformations, driving forces behind landscape and regional changes on various geographical scales, in diverse periods, environmental and societal contexts; understands the nature of environmental and societal risks; develops synthesizing conclusions on transformations of landscapes and nature-society interactions. Is prepared to work in academic, decisive, commercial and non-profit sectors.
      The purpose of the study programme is to enable successful students of the pre-graduate master programme Landscape and society and of related geographical and neighbouring disciplines to develop holistic and integrative approaches to study of long-term landscape changes, to understand transformations of nature-society interactions, and to apply gained abilities within complex landscape management and protection practices as well as within local and regional development.