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Macromolecular Chemistry, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) Bratislava, Slovakia
The PhD study program Macromolecular Chemistry's main focus of the doctoral program lies in the scientific research methods in the area of synthesis and study of the relation between structure and properties of macromolecular compounds based on natural or synthetic polymers.
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  • Graduates focus on new methods of polymer synthesis and biosynthesis, modification of polymer properties, with the aim to prepare special polymers and to study the properties of macromolecular compounds in bulk, polymers solutions and multicomponent polymer systems.
  • Graduate of PhD study in Macromolecular Chemistry has wide knowledge of scientific methods of synthesis and biosynthesis of macromolecular structures as well as the methods of study of structure and properties of macromolecular systems, catalysis and controlled synthesis, building reactions, thermodynamic and kinetics aspects of synthesis and manufacturing of both traditional and novel polymers. He/she has wide knowledge of supermolecular structure of macromolecular compounds and influence of this structure on properties of polymer systems.
  •  Graduate masters scientific methodology, scientific processes of preparation and study of structure and properties of macromolecular compounds, polymers solutions and multicomponent polymer systems. He/she is able to present the results of their work in domestic and foreign periodicals, international conferences and other scientific events.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The program will prepare the graduate for independent and creative work in the area of scientific research. The graduate is able to work on their research goals and deal with the problems of macromolecular chemistry independently. 
  • They are able to transfer their knowledge from other areas and pass it to lower educational levels. They are capable of scientific research on school and academic workplaces, at research institutes and in technological practice in the development of new polymer materials.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Copy of the master diploma
  • Copy of the diploma supplement
  • List of published and unpublished works, or reviews of these works
  • Documents to prove participation and awards in students’ scientific conferences
  • Curriculum vitae
The applicant can also submit any other documentation proving important personal results in the specialist, scientific or artistic area.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bratislava

  • 600 - 980 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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