Ph.D.Technology and Management in Transportation and Telecommunications

Czech Technical University in Prague - Faculty of Transportation Sciences
The Doctoral study field "Technology and Management in Transportation and Telecommunications" is based on the Master's study field "Logistics and Transport Processes Control" and its three building blocks - logistics, technology of transportation and transportation theory. The field further expands and deepens knowledge in these three fields while reflecting current state of research. In order to train student to do his or her own research, the field offers mandatory courses on advanced mathematical statistics, applied graph theory, operations research, modeling of logistics processes as well as on economy of transportation and telecommunications. Besides these mandatory courses, the student chooses elective courses focused on, among other topics, on transportation processes management, decision support systems, transportation systems or project management. Ability to engage in independent research under the lead of supervisor is a key element of the field. The student must present his or her research outcomes in international scientific journals and at international scientific conferences. Full-time students are expected to spend at least one semester abroad at one of the partner institutions and to gain teaching experience in courses taught at the department.

Graduate profile

The graduates have knowledge to follow and analyze state-of-the-art research in the field of logistics, technology of transportation and transportation theory as well as to conduct independent research including presentation of its outcomes to the international scientific community at international scientific conferences and in scientific journals. The graduates learn basics of research methodology and gained experience in teaching courses on university level. During his or her studies the graduates use the opportunity to study abroad, explore international scientific environment, strengthen language skills, and to create the first international contacts. The graduate can seek employment as an academic staff at institutions in the transportation specialization in his or her home country or abroad, as a member of research teams in research focused institutions or as a leading analyst or expert in private or public sector - for example in large freight forwarding (spedition) and logistics companies, organizers of integrated transport systems, transport companies, carriers with any kind of transport, in IT companies which support network fields; Ministry of Transport, regional authorities, the EU institutions, and international organizations operating in transport (ERA, CER, UIC etc.).

Application

Applications start 12th June 2017
Applications end 15th June 2017
Start of study: 1st October 2017
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Contact

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Degree Ph.D.
Study duration 3 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 5110 per year
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