The subject of the study program within the concept of the complex biomedical fields is the issue of physical processes in a living organism, the influence of physical factors on living organisms and the use of modern physical methods in biomedical fields. Biophysics as an interdisciplinary field offers doctoral (Ph.D.) study to university graduates of various specializations (medicine, natural sciences, mathematics, physics, etc.).
The study program is carried out in collaboration with the Institute of Physiology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
Description of verification and evaluation criteria
Duly completed master’s study program, i.e. submission of a certified copy of the university diploma or the nostrification of university education, by 30 September 2019.
Submission of the application form including all relevant enclosures, i.e. CV, professional reference, payment receipt of the admission fee by 30 April 2019
Submission of the dissertation project by 30 April 2019
Successful completion of the exam, which is based on appropriate knowledge in the scientific field chosen.
Entrance exams take the form of an interview on the topic of the Ph.D. Thesis, demonstrating the technical skills of the applicant for the doctoral study program and the ability to work with specialized foreign literature. The project is assessed by the expert committee.
Conditions for admission
Admission to Doctoral studies is conditioned by successful completion of a Master's study program.
Confirmation date (of entrance exam)
from: 01.06.2019 Until: 30.06.2019
Alternative date (of entrance exam)
from: 01.07.2019 Until: 15.07.2019
Recommended literature, sample questions
Readings are recommended by individual potential supervisors and are based on professional issues of the potential dissertation and the chosen particular discipline. In particular, monographs and respected IF magazines. Suggested literature and resources can be viewed within the profiles of the specific supervisors.
Further information on the website of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic: http://dspb.avcr.cz
Doctoral (Ph.D.) study program Medical biophysics is an interdisciplinary branch making use the cooperation within the framework of basic science research in biology and medical clinical practice. Student education is focused on the relation between physics and medicine. Attention is paid to the knowledge of diagnostic and therapeutic methods, studies of physical processes on biological membranes, mathematical modeling of biological processes, biomechanics, biosignals, and also to the biophysical effects of electromagnetic radiation. The standard length of study is four (4) years.