About the department
The Department of Zoology is responsible for the Zoology and Entomology Master’s and Doctoral programmes. The Ph.D. programmes are designed to provide students with a thorough overview of biology, ecology and the evolution of animals, and with a good knowledge of modern zoological methodology.
The main areas are the following: Archeozoology, Biology of ladybugs and invasion ecology, Biology of small African mammals, Tropical ecology, Cognitive ethology of birds, Diversity and evolution of Neotropical fishes, Ecology and biogeography of butterflies, Ecology and ethology of birds, Ecophysiology and population biology of animals, Evolution and phylogeny of mammals, Insect cold tolerance, Insect stress hormones, Phylogenetics and bioinformatics, and Primatology and evolutionary anthropology.
The department closely collaborates with the following institutions: The Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, v. v. i., The Institute of Hydrobiology, Biology Centre of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., The Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., The Institute of Soil Biology, Biology centre of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., Institute of Animal Science of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., Department of Zoology, University of Duisburg-Essen and others.
Institute of Entomology CAS
Insitute of Hydrobiology CAS
Department of Zoology, FS CUP
Department of Ethology: Výzkumný ústav živočišné výroby, v.v.i.
Institute of Parasitology CAS
Institute of Soil Biology CAS
Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics CAS
Institute of Vertebrate Biology CAS
University Duisburg-Essen Department of Zoology