Selected courses

Physical geology I

  • Introduction to modern dynamic geology and comprehensive overview of the main geological processes, their physical nature, geodynamic causes and driving forces
  • Internal structure and composition of the Earth and magmatic and metamorphic processes
  • Global tectonics and movements of lithospheric plates
  • Origin and development of sedimentary basins
  • Concept of geological time, and the development of the Earth from its inception to the present.

Laboratory course in physical geology I

  • In-depth practical introduction into geological processes that form common types of rock-forming minerals and basic types of magmatic, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks
  • Introduction into work with a geologic compass, processing of geologic orientation data, construction of geologic maps, and interpretation of cross-sections

Field Training Course of Geological mapping

  • Basic methods of field geological investigations;
  • Obtaining practical abilities in distinguishing of the rocks types and assembling of the geological map;
  • Training in basic methods of structural geology, quaternary geology, sedimentology and volcanology
  • Complete geological developement of the studied region

Journal Club of the Institute of Geology and Paleontology

  • Basic methods of field geological investigations;
  • Obtaining practical abilities in distinguishing of the rocks types and assembling of the geological map;
  • Training in basic methods of structural geology, quaternary geology, sedimentology and volcanology
  • Complete geological developement of the studied region

Plutons, volcanoes, and orogeny through time

  • Basic methods of field geological investigations;
  • Obtaining practical abilities in distinguishing of the rocks types and assembling of the geological map;
  • Training in basic methods of structural geology, quaternary geology, sedimentology and volcanology
  • Complete geological developement of the studied region

Rock magnetism in practice

  • Basic methods of field geological investigations;
  • Obtaining practical abilities in distinguishing of the rocks types and assembling of the geological map;
  • Training in basic methods of structural geology, quaternary geology, sedimentology and volcanology
  • Complete geological developement of the studied region

Full list of our courses

Course codeTitleSemesterLanguageE-creditsGuarantor(s)
MG421P00Physical geology IwinterCzech5prof. RNDr. Jiří Žák, Ph.D.
MG421P31Introduction to Physical Geology (for biology)winterCzech3prof. RNDr. Jiří Žák, Ph.D.
MG420T06Field course of geologyspringCzech2prof. RNDr. Jiří Žák, Ph.D.
MG420P10Plutons, volcanoes, and orogeny through timespringEnglish3prof. RNDr. Jiří Žák, Ph.D.
MG421T04EGeologic field trips (for Erasmus students)springEnglish2prof. RNDr. Jiří Žák, Ph.D.
MG421T04Geologic field trips (for biology)springCzech2prof. RNDr. Jiří Žák, Ph.D.
MG421P09ZFundamentals of geology for geographersspringCzech5Mgr. Filip Tomek, Ph.D.
MG421T02UField course in Physical GeologyspringCzech2Mgr. Filip Tomek, Ph.D.
 MG420P11Rock magnetism in practicespringEnglish2Mgr. Filip Tomek, Ph.D.
MG421C21ALaboratory course in physical geology IwinterCzech2Mgr. Filip Tomek, Ph.D.
MG421C21BLaboratory course in physical geology IIspringCzech2Mgr. Filip Tomek, Ph.D. and Mgr. Roland Nádaskay, Ph.D.
 MG420P09Journal Club of the Institute of Geology and Paleontologywinter and springEnglish2Mgr. Filip Tomek, Ph.D. and Mgr. Filip Scheiner, Ph.D.
MG421P08Regional Geology (basic)springCzech5doc. RNDr. Václav Kachlík, CSc.
MG421P07Regional Geology I (advanced)winterCzech5doc. RNDr. Václav Kachlík, CSc.
MG421T24Field Course from the Regional GeologyspringCzech2doc. RNDr. Václav Kachlík, CSc.
MG421T10Field Training Course of Geological mappingspringCzech3doc. RNDr. Václav Kachlík, CSc.
MG431T84Field didactic course for geology teachersspringCzech2doc. RNDr. Václav Kachlík, CSc.
MG421P21Natural disastersspringCzech2doc. RNDr. Václav Kachlík, CSc.
MDPS047Landscape assesment from the point of view of geoscienceswinterCzech3doc. RNDr. Václav Kachlík, CSc.