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University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague
University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague


The University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague, Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická v Praze (VŠCHT) is the largest chemistry university not only in the Czech Republic, but in the whole of Central and Eastern Europe.


Prague, Czech Republic

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History of the university

The University of Chemistry and Technology uses the latest developments in the field of nano- and biotechnology. It offers training both in traditional specialities and in new programmes that meet the latest trends.

Brief information

  • The University was established in 1952 and has a rich history. World-renowned chemists, including Nobel Prize winners in chemistry, have taught at the faculties of the University of Chemistry and Technology.

  • The University has state-of-the-art facilities and co-operates with more than 40 universities around the world.

  • The university is supported in its scientific and educational projects by leading companies in the industry, including the Czech Republic's largest oil refining company Unipetrol and the pharmaceutical company Zentiva.

Conditions of admission

Admission to the bachelor's programme at the Graduate School of Chemical Technology in Prague is without examinations. Applicants are admitted on the basis of a ranking according to chemistry and maths grades from the last four years of school.

Foreign applicants must pass the Czech language examination at the Department of Languages of the Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická v Praze (VŠCHT). The examination consists of a written test in Czech language at the B2 SERR level, including terminology in natural sciences, and an oral examination, testing knowledge of basic terminology in chemistry and mathematics. The Czech language exam takes place in mid-June.

Faculties and directions

Department of Chemical Technology

Undergraduate Specialities:

  • Chemistry and chemical technology

  • Chemistry and materials technology

  • Chemistry of materials in the automotive industry

  • Hydrogen and Membrane Technology

  • Biomaterials in Medicine

  • Chemical Informatics and Bioinformatics

  • Expert chemistry

  • Technology of conservation and restoration of works of art

  • Conservation and restoration of metal works

  • Conservation and restoration of works of glass and ceramics

  • Conservation and restoration of works of textile materials

Master's degree specialities:

  • Basic and specialised inorganic technologies

  • Organic Materials Technology and Chemical Properties

  • Inorganic non-metallic materials

  • Materials in electronics

  • Metallic materials

  • Polymeric materials

  • Nanomaterials

  • Biomaterials

  • Non-Granetic Chemistry

  • Organic chemistry

  • Macromolecular Chemistry

  • Drug Synthesis

  • Drug Production

  • Preservation and restoration of cultural heritage objects

Faculty of Environmental Technology

Undergraduate Specialities:

  • Environmental chemistry and technology

  • Chemistry and Technology of Fuels and the Environment

  • Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology

  • Alternative Energy and Environment

  • Analytical Chemistry of the Environment

  • Waste Management

  • Industrial Ecology

  • Expert Chemistry (Environmental Chemistry)

Master's degree specialities:

  • Chemistry and technology of fuels and the environment

  • Environmental chemistry and technology

  • Water Technology

  • Analytical Chemistry of the Environment

  • Waste Management

  • Industrial Ecology

  • Expert Chemistry (Environmental Chemistry)

Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technologies

Undergraduate Specialities:

  • Biochemistry and biotechnology

  • Food Chemistry and Analysis

  • Food Technology

  • Drug Biotechnology

Master's degree specialities:

  • Biotechnology

  • Microbiology

  • General and applied biochemistry

  • Chemistry of natural products

  • Food Quality and Safety

  • Food Technology

  • Laboratory Methods and Manufacture of Medical Preparations

  • Drug Biotechnology

  • Biological Expert Analysis

Department of Chemical Engineering

Undergraduate Specialities:

  • Process engineering and management

  • Analytical and physical chemistry

  • Chemistry

  • Drug Analysis

  • Nano and Microtechnology in Chemical Engineering

  • Informatics in Engineering

Master's degree specialities:

  • Analytical Chemistry and Qualitative Engineering

  • Physical Chemistry

  • Molecular Analytical and Physical Chemistry

  • Drug Analysis

  • Economics and Management of Chemical and Food Enterprises

  • Process Engineering and Computer Science

  • Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

  • Sensors and Cybernetics in Chemistry

  • Applied Engineering Informatics

  • Analytical Expert Chemistry

  • Institute of Economics and Management

Undergraduate Specialities:

  • Economics and management

Master's degree specialities:

  • Innovation project management

  • Chemical industry



Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická v Praze Technická 5 166 28 Praha 6



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