University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague

Year of establishment: 1952

The University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague is the largest university of chemistry in Central Europe. With progressive fields of study UCT provides education in advanced technologies and excellent preparation for lucrative carriers worldwide.

Praha 6 (Czech Republic)

Technicka 5

Tel. +420220445045

The University of Chemistry and Technology (UCT), Prague, is a public higher education university pursuing scientific, research, development, and implementation activities. It is a member of the family of 28 public and state universities in the Czech Republic and is a member of EUA and IGIP (International Society for Engineering Pedagogy). UCT Prague is known for the depth and breadth of its educational and research activities in almost all branches of chemistry, chemical engineering, food chemistry and technology, biochemistry, refining, water treatment, power and biological sciences and technologies, as well as environment protection, materials sciences and other chemistry-based fields of study. UCT Prague was founded in 1952, but its origins date back to 1807, when the first course in chemistry was delivered at Prague Polytechnic. Reorganization of the polytechnic in 1920 resulted in the transformation of the chemistry department into the School of Chemical Technology, one of the seven sections of the Czech Technical University.