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Chemical Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Chemical Engineering programme from Silesian University of Technology   aims to promote and implement research areas defined in the University development strategy. 

About

The Chemical Engineering programme from Silesian University of Technology prepare students to achieve a high degree of specialization and expertise in a scientific discipline.

The Silesian University of Technology organizes its PhD studies within the Joint Doctoral School. 

The Joint Doctoral School offers interdisciplinary education covering a wide range of scientific disciplines (Topics of PhD thesis).  Duration of a PhD programme is 4 years with full-time enrolment. Each PhD student receives a scholarship without charging for tuition.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research topics:

  • Investigation of the electrochemical and spectroelectrochemical properties of selected energetic molecules, belonging to various classes of compounds
  • Development of a silanization process for spherical aluminosilicates dedicated as a filler for polymers used in engineering
  • Development of the methodology of forecasting the properties of engineering materials using the Finite Element Method
  • Characteristics of physicochemical phenomena occurring in the structure of modern nickel superalloys
  • Formation of biodegradable polymeric physical and chemical properties of metal gradient structures
  • Design and development of acidic ionic liquids dedicated for clean chemical processes
  • Application of the selected chemical oxidation methods to discoloration of the aqueos solutions of pigments

    English Language Requirements

    • Minimum required score:

      87

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    • Minimum required score:

      510

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    General Requirements

    • Call for admission to PhD programme is open to students of all ages and nationality who obtained a second level University degree (Master level). 
    • International qualifications will be assessed by the Examination Board during the selection and evaluation procedure and will be declared equivalent (or not) to a Polish second level degree – Master Degree.
    • Knowledge of English at the level at least B2 of the European System

    Tuition Fee

    Living costs for Gliwice

    • 1658 - 2660 PLN/month
      Living Costs

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