• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The broadly outlined structure of this programme together with intentional connection between chemical, biological and engineering education widens possibilities of graduates' employability. 

The Biotechnology programme at University of Chemistry and Technology Prague extends and deepens general knowledge gained at the Bachelor level studies both in compulsory courses in biochemistry, organic and physical chemistry, biology, microbiology, food analysis, food safety and process control and biotechnology and bioengineering. The students may concentrate on a particular branch of study by a proper choice of optional courses.


The graduates are ready to acquire highly qualified positions in biotechnological companies, in food production plants, in health care, veterinary medicine and pharmaceutical companies. 

They can also get positions in institutions oriented to environmental protection, in commercial companies and in research and development organizations or in process design and control and quality management. Due to versatility of their knowledge background they easily adapt to changing conditions and new tasks. The graduates may also find positions in administration and in supervisory agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Industrial and Food Microbiology
  • Industrial and Food Microbiology: Laboratory
  • Chemical Food Safety and Toxicology
  • Principles of Advanced Analysis of Natural Products and Foods
  • Programme project
  • Control of Food Raw Materials and Commodities: Laboratory
  • Food Packaging and Preservation
  • Food process quality control: Laboratory

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Verified Diploma with Diploma supplement (Master degree applicants)
  • Recognition (Nostrification) certificate of your previous education shall be submitted by the date of Enrolment at the latest
  • Letter of motivation
  • Certificate of English language knowledge
  • Signed Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of your passport (only the page with your picture and personal data)
  • Certified translation of Birth certificate or similar document providing evidence of date and place of birth (NOT an ID or passport).
  • Recent Health certificate >(not older than 2 months) confirmed by an official health institution

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2600 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2600 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
65 500,- CZK

Living costs for Prague

  • 15441 - 26250 CZK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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