Doctoral Study of Applied Geosciences, Mining and Petroleum Engineering

  • Structure

Year

Semester

ECTS
total

ECTS
compulsory

ECTS
elective

Content

1

1

30

 

 

Instruction (8 courses):

1 compulsory course (5 ECTS)

2-3 mandatory courses (5 ECTS each)

4-5 elective courses (3 ECTS each)

2

30

 

 

The first research results” seminar

Research topic proposal

2

3

30

15

 

Research topic proposal defence

 

 

4

Oral presentation at an international scientific conference

 

 

3

Oral presentation at a national scientific conference

 

 

3

Poster at an international scientific conference

 

 

2

Poster at a national scientific conference

 

 

8

A scientific paper published in a journal covered by Current Contents

 

 

6

A scientific paper published in a journal covered by SCI / SCI expanded

 

 

4

A scientific paper published in a journal covered by other databases

 

 

1/per week

Mobility period at a foreign university

 

 

0,5/per day

Summer school

 

 

2

A lecture at a professional association

 

 

3

Additional elective course (maximum one course)

 

 

2

Discussion group

 

3

3

Generic skills workshop

 

3

 

Student’s e-portfolio

4

30

 

 

Approval of the doctoral research topic and mentor appointment

Writing the dissertation and a paper for an international peer-reviewed journal under the guidance of the mentor

3

5

30

 

 

Writing the dissertation and a paper for an international peer-reviewed journal under the guidance of the mentor

6

30

 

 

Writing the dissertation under the guidance of the mentor

At least one paper (related to the doctoral research, with the doctoral candidate being the only author or one of the principal authors) published or accepted for publication in an international peer-reviewed journal

Dissertation defence

 

  • Study Programme

Name and surname

Title

COMPULSORY COURSE FOR ALL SUBPROGRAMMES

Jasminka Lažnjak
Igor Vlahović

Methodology of Scientific Research

MANDATORY COURSES – MINING ENGINEERING

Darko Vrkljan

Exploitation of Solid Mineral Resources

Trpimir Kujundžić

Optimization of Mechanized Mining Systems

Gordan Bedeković

Modelling and Simulation in Mineral Processing

Lidija Frgić

Mechanics of Continua and Rheology

Ivo Galić

Projects in Mining Engineering and Environment

Petar Hrženjak

Modelling in Rock Mechanics

Predrag Kvasnička

Modelling and Design in Geotechnics

Biljana Kovačević Zelić

Environmental Geotechnics

Rajna Rajić

Numerical and statistical methods

MANDATORY COURSES GEOLOGY

Ivan Sondi

Rock-Forming Minerals and Their Application

Vesnica Garašić

Igneous Rocks: Geotectonic-Petrogenetic Approach

Vesnica Garašić

Metamorphic Rocks: Geotectonic-Petrogenetic Approach

Dunja Aljinović

Clastic Depositional Systems and Facies

Igor Vlahović
Uroš Barudžija

Carbonate Depositional Systems

Vesnica Garašić

Geochemistry of Crustal Rocks

JosipaVelić

Petroleum Exploration Systems

Dunja Aljinović
Igor Vlahović

Application of Depositional Systems
for Investigation and Development of Hydrocarbon Deposits

Josipa Velić

Stratigraphic Traps Exploration

Bruno Tomljenović

Tectonics

MANDATORY COURSES – GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

Jelena Parlov

Identification of Karst Aquifers

Željko Duić

Hydraulics of Groundwater

Zoran Nakić
Kristijan Posavec,

Mathematical modelling of contaminant transport
in groundwater systems

Franjo Šumanovac

Near Surface Geophysics

Jasna Orešković

Borehole Logging Methods

Snježana Mihalić Arbanas

Selected Chapters from Engineering Geology

Petar Hrženjak

Modelling in Rock Mechanics

Predrag Kvasnička

Modelling and Design in Geotechnics

MANDATORY COURSES – PETROLEUM ENGINEERING

Igor Dekanić
Daria Karasalihović Sedlar

Economics and Project Management

Tomislav Kurevija
Domagoj Vulin

Rationalization of Development and Exploitation
of Hydrocarbon and Geothermal Reservoirs

Zdenko Krištafor

Well Planning

Davorin Matanović

Well Completion and Workover Optimization

Damir Rajković

Rationalization of Energy Consumption

Katarina Simon

Oil and Natural Gas Processing, Transportation and Storage

Lidia Hrnčević

Environmental Impact of Oil Industry Activities

Jasna Orešković

Selected Chapters from Applied Geophysics

Marin Čikeš

Optimization of Oil and Gas Production

ELECTIVE COURSES

MINING ENGINEERING

Gordan Bedeković

Solid Waste Recycling

Frankica Kapor

Environmental Chemistry

Trpimir Kujundžić

Dimension Stone Quarrying And Processing

Ivo Galić

Safety and Health Protection in Mining Engineering

Mario Dobrilović
Muhamed Sućeska

Civil Applications of Explosives and Blasting Methods

Darko Vrkljan

Calculations of Mine and Underground Chamber Ventilation

Dalibor Kuhinek

Explosion Protection and Apparatus for Explosive Atmosphere

Dalibor Kuhinek

Application of Electrical Measurements
and Calculation of Measurement Uncertainty

Radovan Marjanović-Kavanagh

Selected Chapters from Geodesy and Mine Surveying

Mario Dobrilović
Lidija Frgić

Excavation and support of underground chambers and tunnels

Antonia Jaguljnjak Lazarević

Discretization methods

Goran Durn
Ivan Sondi

Environmental Mineralogy

Ivica Kisić

Soil Protection

Gordana Pehnec
Gordan Bedeković

Air Quality Management

Želimir Veinović

Design and Safety of Radioactive Waste Repositories

GEOLOGY

Goran Durn

Paleopedology

Sibila Borojević Šoštarić

Quantitative Optical Investigations

Vesnica Garašić

Ore Deposits and Plate Tectonics

Ivan Sondi
Sibila Borojević Šoštarić

Physical and Chemical Methods
in Research of Rocks and Mineral Resources

Uroš Barudžija

Diagenesis in Sediments

Igor Vlahović

Evolution of the Adriatic Carbonate Platform

Ivan Tomašić

Resistance and Durability of Natural Stone and Technical Building Stone

Ivan Tomašić

Deposits of Natural Stone and Aggregates

Antun Husinec

Facies and Reservoirs on Carbonate Platforms
in Greenhouse and Icehouse Worlds

Goran Durn
Marta Mileusnić

Geochemical Engineering

Franjo Šumanovac

Seismic Exploration

Bruno Saftić
Josipa Velić

Geochemistry of Hydrocarbons

Davor Pavelić

Stratigraphy of the Neogene Basins in Croatia

Tomislav Malvić

Geomathematics

Dunja Aljinović

Principles of Facies Correlation

Bruno Saftić

Basin Analysis and Petroleum Systems

Ivan Sondi

Biomineralization

GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

Ranko Žugaj

Applied Hydrology

Frankica Kapor

Hidrogeochemistry

Franjo Šumanovac

Geophysical Modelling

Franjo Šumanovac

Seismic Attributes and AVA Analyses

Jasna Orešković

Geothermal Research

Marijan Herak

Seismology

Predrag Kvasnička

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Ivan Dragičević

Seismotectonics

Josipa Velić

Quaternary Geology

Snježana Mihalić Arbanas
Dario Perković

Application of GIS in Geological Engineering

Mladen Garašić

Speleology

Ivan Dragičević

Geology of Hydrogeologic Structures

Ranko Žugaj

Extreme Hydrological Events

Željko Duić

Groundwater Monitoring

Andrea Bačani

Operational Research in Hydrogeology

Zoran Nakić
Kristijan Posavec

Concepts of Groundwater Protection and Remediation

Dario Perković

Databases

PETROLEUM ENGINEERING

Igor Dekanić

Energy Production, Supply and Geopolitics of Energy

Domagoj Vulin

Reservoir Rock and Fluid Characterization for Fluid Flow Modelling

Tomislav Kurevija

Development of Gas and Gas-Condensate Reservoirs
and Underground Gas Storage

Miroslav Golub
Tomislav Kurevija

Heat Transfer in Porous Media

Domagoj Vulin
Tomislav Kurevija

Tertiary Methods of Hydrocarbon Recovery

Nediljka Gaurina-Međimurec

Well Cleaning and Well Cementing Optimization

Marin Čikeš

Advanced Reservoir Treatment Methods

Davorin Matanović

Directional Drilling

Igor Dekanić

Informatization and Management of Energy Systems

Nediljka Gaurina-Međimurec

Waste Management in Oil Industry

Damir Rajković

Investment management

Frankica Kapor

Corrosion and Corrosion Protection in Petroleum Engineering

Elective course of a visiting professor / A certified scientific workshop related to the research area of a doctoral candidate

  • Call for Applications

 

University of Zagreb
Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering
Pierottijeva 6, 10000 Zagreb

Applications invited foradmission of students to Postgraduate Doctoral Study Applied Geosciences, Mining and Petroleum Engineering 
in the academic year 2016/17 for obtaining the academic title Doctor of Science

SCIENTIFIC AREA

FIELD

BRANCH

 

Technical Sciences

Mining, Petroleum and Geological Engineering

Mining Engineering

10

Petroleum Engineering

10

Geological Engineering

10

Natural Sciences

Geology

Geology

10

The duration of the Postgraduate Doctoral Study programme is 6 semesters (180 ECTS credits), and upon the conclusion of the study the candidate is awarded the academic title of the Doctor of Technical or Natural Sciences in the corresponding field and branch. The study consists of lectures during the first semester (30 ECTS credits), and scientific research (150 ECTS credits) during the following semesters. The candidates who have already obtained the academic title Master of Science may directly enrol into the second semester of the doctoral study.Teaching and research assistants are full-time students who have a maximum of three years time to submit the thesis for evaluation, while candidates that are not employed at a university or  research institute can enrol as part-time students who have a maximum of five years time to submit the thesis for evaluation.Number of students to be enrolled: a total of 40.

 

Terms of enrolment:

  • Completion of the appropriate graduate or MSc study
  • Average grade not lower than 3.5 or at least one paper published in a journal covered by Web of Science
  • Knowledge of one foreign language

 

Application must contain:

  • Application form for enrolment into the Postgraduate Doctoral Study (www.rgn.hr)
  • Enrolment form for the first semester (www.rgn.hr)
  • Research plan for doctoral thesis
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of published papers
  • Recommendation letters by one professor and a potential mentor

 

Supporting documentation:

  • Graduate study diploma
  • Transcript of graduate study records
  • MSc diploma (necessary for the direct enrolment into the third semester)
  • Transcript of MSc records (for the direct enrolment into the third semester)
  • Proof of foreign language knowledge (B2 or the equivalent)
  • Citizenship certificate
  • A statement that the available time is sufficient to meet obligations according to the plan of study (for part-time students)
  • A document showing who will bear the cost of study

 

Originals or notarized photocopies of all necessary documents must be enclosed (copies of the documents issued by the University of Zagreb - Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering need not be notarized).Tuition fee:
A total of 60,000 HRK is paid in 10,000 HRK instalments per semester.Classes begin in the winter semester of the academic year 2016/17.Application should be submitted personally or by mail to the following address:

Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering
Postgraduate Study and International Relations Office
Pierottijeva 6, 10 000 Zagrebno later than September 30, 2016.For further information please contact (01) 5535-711, e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit our web site http://www.rgn.hr.