Regulations of the comprehensive examination
Subjects of the comprehensive examination (pdf)
The detailed syllabuses of the subjects can be accessed by following the links in the research area titles
PHYSICS 

Fusion plasma physics 

1. 
Electrons in solids 
1. 
Concepts of fusion power generation 
2. 
Semiconductors 
2. 
Magnetic confinement fusion technology 
3. 
Magnetism 
3. 
Theoretical fusion plasma physics 
4. 
Superconductivity 

5. 
Material characterization methods 
Medical physics 

4. 
Teletherapy – photon and electron therapy 

5. 
HDR and LDR brachytherapy 

6. 
Models of light 
6. 
Medical imaging by ionizing radiation 
7. 
Optical and photonic devices 
7. 
Medical imaging by nonionizing radiation 
8. 
Laser physics 

9. 
Optical metrology and spectroscopy 
Nuclear metrology and radioanalytics 

10. 
Optical materials 
8. 
Radiation and particle sources 
9. 
Detection of electromagnetic radiation and particles 

Statistical physics and thermodynamics 
10. 
Radioanalytical methods 

11. 
Quantum statistical mechanics 

12. 
Nonequilibrium systems and chaotic dynamics 
Radiation protection 

13. 
Complex systems and game theory 
11. 
Radiation protection and its legislation 
14. 
Computational methods and simulations 
12. 
Pollution propagation and radioactive waste management 
15. 
Phase transitions 


Nuclear reactor physics 

Quantum theory 
13. 
Nuclear physics 

16. 
Manybody physics 
14. 
Reactor physics 
17. 
Quantum field theory and particle physics 
15. 
Thermal hydraulics 
18. 
Quantum physics of electron systems 
16. 
Monte Carlo particle transport methods 
19. 
Quantum optics and quantum information science 
17. 
Nuclear reactors and fuel cycle 
20. 
Mesoscopic and strongly correlated systems 
18. 
Operation and maintenance of nuclear reactors 


19. 
Nuclear reactor safety 