MSc in Chemical Technology: Energy Transition


Area of Studies

engineering, technology



Degree (in English)

II degree

  • English
Course Duration

3 semesters

ECTS points



Faculty of Energy and Fuels, AGH University of Science and Technology

Application Deadline(s)

Summer qualification (June - September 2020) for academic year 2020/2021

Course Description

Course Profile

The MSc programme "Energy Transition" offered by the Faculty of Energy and Fuels AGH University of Science and Technology focuses on the important aspect of energy production – the application of fossil and alternative fuels, among them coal, biomass and shale gas. Coal, although a fossil fuel, is believed to be a good medium term solution for energy production as it is an abundant energy resource, which is available at a fairly stable price and comes from many international suppliers, thus guaranteeing energy security. However, as fossil fuels produce a lot of pollutants, among them CO2, and thus are made responsible for degradation of environment and climatic changes, new and modern technologies are necessary – Energy Transition. Along these lines new specialists will be educated who do not only understand but may also apply and further develop methods which may use not only coal to produce energy but also other solid fuels, such as biomass, or alternative fuels such as shale gas. Such specialists will have knowledge both in energy technologies and in chemical technologies. The program focuses on energy and chemical aspects, with special stress laid on advanced coal technologies, gasification of coal and biomass, catalytic technologies of fuel processing, environmental protection, etc. Additionally, courses on planning and forecasting in energy systems, energy policy, sustainable energy development, renewable energy and fuel cells etc. are offered.

Education Requirements

BSc in a cognate discipline or equivalent document, appropriate knowledge of English.


Karol Sztekler, DSc

phone: (+48) 12-617-50-25, (+48) 885-979 010