About Institute of Chemical Technology
The Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague (ICT) is a public university officially founded in 1952. The ICT has its roots dating back to 1807 when the first course in chemistry was delivered at the Prague Polytechnic. ICT is the biggest educational institution of its kind in Central Europe. Its tradition of almost 200 years combined with progressive fields of study and a good international repute allows every student to get in touch with advanced technologies.
The ICT Prague is known for both the depth and broadness 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.
ICT offers students a prospect of a prestigious and highly remunerative professional career both in the Czech Republic and abroad. ICT Prague has produced a number of outstanding chemists including Nobel laureates. It is a member of the family of 28 public and state universities in the Czech Republic, a member of EUA (European University Association), FEANI (European Federation of National Engineering Associations) and IGIP (Gesellschaft für Ingenieurpädagogik).
The university also cooperates with more than 100 universities and institutions in Europe, USA, Japan and other countries. The ICT Prague is the most active among Czech universities in the SOCRATES/ERASMUS student exchange programmes.