Student works on one dissertation, the study programmes are fully integrated between collaborating universities and include specialized courses at home university and one interdisciplinary at partner university.
Doctoral students of the Chemistry and Technology of Materials programme at University of Chemistry and Technology Prague work closely with their advisors, primarily as scientific assistants, assisting with research projects in addition to completing any required coursework.
The UCT Prague doctoral experience also includes opportunities for teaching and of course, writing and defending a doctoral dissertation related to the research projects.
What are the advantages?
Besides improved employability of graduates, there is emphasis on research activity coupled with a possibility to lead small research groups. The program inherently strengthens professional language knowledge.
There are possibilities to gain practical skills thanks to cooperation with partner companies such as Zentiva, Zeva, Contipro, Lonza Biotec or in practically oriented departments of Czech Academy of Sciences, where are practical traineeships available.
Last but not least there is excellent support of students, including motivational scholarships.
Doctoral study is performed under the management of the supervisor, always according to an individual study plan (ISP).
A DSP student shall perform the obligations stated in the ISP:
- During the study, the student has to pass at least three exams in professional subjects of the DSP according to the approved ISP
- During the study, usually by the end of the second year, every DSP student is obliged to take part in a scientific conference of students at UCT Prague, where he/she gives a professional presentation in the English language.
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
The application period begins on February 15th, 2022.
DisciplinesChemical Engineering Materials Science & Engineering Chemistry View 6 other PhDs in Chemical Engineering in Czech Republic
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Master Diploma with Diploma Supplement Only certified copies of the originals are acceptable, i.e. stamped by the educational institute, officially translated into English (where applicable), and verified according to the international agreements.
- Recognition of previous education certificate (nostrification) shall be submitted by the enrolment day at the latest.
- Letter of motivation.
- Certificate of English language knowledge.
- Signed CV.
- Copy of your passport.
- Recent Health certificate >(not older than 2 months) confirmed by an official health institution.
- Application form signed by your doctoral thesis supervisor.
International2800 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2800 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEA2800 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2800 EUR per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Prague
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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