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Ph.D.Chemical Processing of Fuels and Energetics

University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague - Faculty of Environmental Technology

The aim of the PhD study is to provide the graduates with a deep knowledge of classical and modern technologies for processing of different types of fossil fuels and also their usage in power and energetic engineering respecting environmental protection. Environmentally friendly methods of energy utilization of biomass and the use of alternative fuels in transport and energy is another important area of the PhD students training. The classical technologies of oil, coal and natural gas treatment and processing are discussed together with modern methods of their chemical use. Environmental aspects of different fuels processing and fuel products utilization are studied. Students are encouraged to work independently in the laboratory, to study the scientific and professional literature and to present their results. Student participation in national and international conferences is required and supported by the Faculty.

Graduate profile

Graduates can find their jobs in basic and applied research institutions focusing on processing and use of oil, coal, natural gas and alternative fuels and energy resources, it means at universities, research institutes and technological centres in the Czech Republic and abroad. They are able to work effectively in industrial and governmental organizations as creative professionals in fields associated with mining, transportation and processing of various types of fuels. They can find jobs in industrial companies dealing with energy transformation and distribution, development and technical expertise. There are also other significant possibilities for their work in the public sector or in the state administration as specialists for energy, power and ecology.


Applications start 10th January 2018
Applications end 16th April 2018
Start of study: 10th September 2018
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E-mail: int@uct-prague.eu
Phone: + 420 220 443 158, + 420 220 444 456
Address University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
Department of International Relations
Technická 5
166 28 Praha 6
Czech Republic

Degree Ph.D.
Study duration 4 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 2300 per year 1

1 The tuition fee is for the whole academic year/2 semesters.

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