The Graduate Program leads to Diploma of Specialization, equivalent to Master of Science (MSc), in one of the following areas:

  • Science and Technology of Materials,
  • Environment and Energy,
  • Physical, Chemical and Biochemical Processes,
  • Process Simulation, Optimization and Control.

Brief description

The Department of Chemical Engineering (DCE) of the University of Patras offers a high quality graduate program entitled “Graduate Program in Chemical Engineering”. The Graduate Program covers a wide range of state-of-the-art chemical technologies and basic sciences. The scope of the Program is to provide specialized knowledge and training in research in one of the following areas: (a) Science and Technology of Materials, (b) Environment and Energy, (c) Physical, Chemical and Biochemical Processes, (d) Process Simulation, Optimization and Control. The course work aims to expand the graduate student’s knowledge of engineering principles and applications.

Admission to the DCE Graduate Program is on a competitive basis among candidates who hold an undergraduate degree in engineering or the physical sciences. DCE invites applications for admission to its Graduate Program twice per academic year, in November/December and May/June. Relevant announcements appear both in press and in the DCE web site (www.chemeng.upatras.gr).

The MSc degree requires a minimum of 4 semesters of studies. The MSc requirements include successful completion of a total of ten (10) courses, and original research work and preparation of a MSc Thesis. The total work corresponds to 120 ECTS (European Credit Academic System) units. All courses are offered in English.