Project Details Postgraduate Course in Polymer Science

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Start Date:
01 January 2000
End Date:
01 August 2001
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To enable young university graduates and PhDs from emerging countries with limited research facilities to acquire professional skills needed for promotion of polymer science in their home countries.

Remark: joint sponsorship of UNESCO


The fourth run of the Course for the academic year 1999-2000 started in October 1999 at the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Prague. The fifth run is planned for the academic year 2000-2001 and is going to start in October 2000.

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The Course lasts 10 months and comprises 50 hours of lectures in modern polymer science, experimental work on research projects under the supervision of senior scientists of the Institute and participation in all educational activities within the Institute. The results of the research are published in international technical journals. The cumulative results of the first two runs of the Course with 18 participants are: 7 papers in international journals published, 7 papers in press and 17 communications at international meetings.


Detaliled information on the Institute is available at <> or for the Postgraduate program at <>

> Read more about the 4th run the posgraduate course

Review list of papers published and communications presented at conferences authored or co-authored by the graduates of the Postgraduate Course in Polymer Science organized since 1996 by the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, in Prague. >> list compiled by P. Kratochvil (pdf file – 127KB)