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Department of Land and Water Resources Management

Faculty of Civil Engineering SUT in Bratislava Department of Land and Water Resources Management

Radlinského 11, block C, 12. floor
810 05 Bratislava 1

Phone: + 421 2 32888625

PhD. position in hydrology

The main aim of the doctoral studies is to prepare graduates for pursuing a career in their chosen scientific area. Candidates are supported by their supervisors, which are professors or associate professors. An individual study programme is arranged for each Ph.D. candidate, which includes research and teaching activities. After completing the prescribed requirements, in the second year of the study students have to successfully defend their doctoral exam in front of an examination board in order to continue their doctoral programme. Successful completion of the studies and defence of the dissertation thesis result in the award of the Philosophiae doctor Diploma - Ph.D.

Organisation: Slovak University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering

Department: Department of Land and Water Resources Management

Study programmes:

- Water resources engineering

- Landscaping

Academic title: Ph.D.


PhD. thesis topics:

1. Multivariate multi-model analysis of changes in the runoff regime in Slovakia

2. Simulation framework for assessing uncertainty in environmental and water resources planning in a changing environment

3. Connectivity and flood runoff dynamics in headwater catchments of Slovakia

4. Regional detection, attribution and projection of impacts of climate variability and climate change on runoff regimes


For more information about the available topics, fell free on contacting:

prof. Ing. Silvia KOHNOVÁ, PhD., silvia.kohnova@stuba.sk
doc. Ing. Michaela DANÁČOVÁ, PhD., michaela.danacova@stuba.sk


Length of study (years):

4 (full-time)
5 (part-time)

Monthly scholarship: 915 €

Housing: Dormitory

Application deadline: May 31st, 2023

Date of the entrance exam: June 21st, 2023

Date of the admission commission: June 27th, 2023

Application fees:

For courses held in Slovak: 20 €
For courses held in English: 40 €


Required documents for applying:

- signed curriculum vitae

- confirmation of the application fee payment

- a document (certificate) confirming knowledge of the English language at least at the B1 level or passing the high school graduation exam in the English language (for courses held in English)

- certified grades from secondary school reports or certified copies of secondary school reports with Apostille/Superlegalization,

- certified copy of secondary school leaving report with Apostille/Superlegalizatio,

- nostrification of secondary school leaving report