Deadline for application for the
UNESCO/IUPAC Course 2018-2019
20 February 2018
24 July 2017
Institute of Macromolecular
AS CR, v.v.i.
Heyrovského náměstí 2
UNESCO/IUPAC Postgraduate Course in Polymer Science
by the Institute of
Macromolecular Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic,
v.v.i. in Prague
in Polymer Science under the auspices and support of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, UNESCO
Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
Organization) and IUPAC
(International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry)
has been organized at our Institute since the academic year 1996-1997. Over the years, more than 150 young
from different countries participated in UNESCO/IUPAC Courses (see archive)
to a number of scientific projects.
- View the list
of publications authored or co-authored by Course
with researchers from IMC.
- The Course begins on
1st October every year and lasts ten months. The program is
to young researchers who obtained an MSc or a PhD degree in the
corresponding field of science and the MSc degree studies were
completed 10 years or less prior to the Course.
- The participant of the
UNESCO/IUPAC Course joins a current research project
led by an experienced
supervisor from the Institute (for research program of the Institute,
contact with the potential supervisor is recommended. The participant
obliged to attend a series of lectures and practica on various
topics of polymer science given by Institute specialists.
- Graduates can follow in their studies in the Czech Republic as
students at Charles
of Chemical Technology or other in
with laboratories of the Institute.
- The official language
of the Course is English; hence, good command of English is a necessary
condition for admittance.
- The participants receive
monthly (increase valid from 1st January 2017) scholarship of CZK 9.500,- (EUR 354,- ).
- The participants use facilities at the IMC building in
Prague 6 or at the IMC laboratories in the BIOCEV building in Vestec
(outskirts of Prague).
- In addition, the Institute
offers free accommodation at the Academy Hotel Mazanka.
- Deadline for application for
the UNESCO/IUPAC Course 2018/2019 will be 20 February
- The topics of research projects for the UNESCO/IUPAC Course 2017/2018 will be announced on 23 January
- The UNESCO/IUPAC Postgraduate Course in Polymer Science was
awarded IUPAC–Samsung Education Prize for