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Admission process


Admissions to the Master's programme Chemical and Environmental Technology (CET) are administered by the Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, University of Zagreb (FCET). Applications to the programme must be submitted through the FCET on-line admission system. In order to be considered for admission to the CET programme, candidates must fulfil the specified requirements (academic and English language requirements) and submit their application along with all supporting documents.


Admission quota: 20 students

10 students – for National & EU citizens

10 students – for International (3rd countries) citizens


Scholarship for students under the quota:

  • National & EU citizens: free of charge (covered by University of Zagreb)
  • International (3rd countries) citizens: 8.400 HRK (1.115 EUR)


Scholarship for students over the quota:

  • National & EEA citizens: 2.000 EUR
  • International (3rd countries) citizens: 4.000 EUR


Academic prerequisites:

Applicants to the CET Master's programme should have a BSc or BEng (Bachelor) degree corresponding to a minimum of 180 ECTS or equivalent credits in either:
- Chemical Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Materials Engineering
- Chemistry
- or other relevant engineering, technology or science discipline

The applicant's qualifications must include a strong working knowledge of chemistry, mathematics, physics and engineering. The minimum ECTS or equivalent credits should include the following:
- General / Organic / Physical / Analytical Chemistry: 25 ECTS
- Mathematics: 10 ECTS
- Physics: 10 ECTS
- Thermodynamics / Transfer phenomena / Mass and/or Energy Balance / Reaction or Process Engineering / Chemical Technologies / Catalysis: 15 ECTS


Language test types and minimum test scores:
(mandatory, not older than 2 years)

When applying for admission, applicants must provide evidence of their academic achievements and proficiency in English. Copies of relevant documents must be uploaded together with the application form.

Test Type

Minimum Score

TOEFL (Internet-based)


TOEFL (Paper-based)


IELTS Academic


Pearson Test of English (Academic)


C2 Proficiency (former Cambridge Proficiency Examination CPE)


C1 Advanced (former Cambridge Advanced English Test CAE)


NOTE:  Candidates whose first language is English are normally exempt from this requirement. Other candidates may also be exempted if they fall into either of the two categories below:

  1. current or former FCET students applying to FCET's program;
  2. candidates who have earned a bachelor's or a master's degree taught exclusively in English. 
    Please note: FCET reserves the right to request proof that the program was taught entirely in English if it is not evident from the academic record provided.

To request exemption from the English language proficiency requirement, instead of uploading the English certificate through the online applications system you can upload an official university letter confirming that your bachelor’s or master’s program was taught entirely in English.

List of required documents*:

1. Transcripts and degree certificates (diploma and diploma supplement)
2. CV/resume
(In Europass format)
3. Evidence of competence in English
4. Motivation Letter
5. Academic reference (contact of potential referee)

*Please note that all documents must be submitted in either Croatian or English.


Undergraduate studies qualifying for admission**:

Undergraduate programmes in Croatia:

>“Chemical Engineering”, “Environmental Engineering”, “Applied Chemistry”, “Material Science and Engineering” (Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, University of Zagreb);
>“Chemistry”, “Chemical Technology” (Faculty of Chemistry and Technology, University of Split);
>“Chemistry” (Faculty of Sciences, University of Zagreb);
>“Environmental Engineering” (Faculty of Geotechnical Engineering, University of Zagreb);
>“Chemistry” (Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek).

Some undergraduate programmes in the EU and surrounding countries:

  • “University Study Programme Chemistry“, “University Study Programme Chemical Engineering“(University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • “Chemistry“ and “Chemical Technology“ (University of Maribor, Slovenia)
  • ”Environmental Sciences“ (University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia)
  • “Chemical Engineering“ (University of Pannonia, Hungary)
  • “Chemical and Process Engineering“, (University of Technology Graz, Austria)
  • “Chemistry“, “Environmental Chemistry“, “Technological Engineering“, “Environmental Engineering“ and “Chemical Engineering“ (University of Belgrade, Srbija).

**including the following but not limited to them

Contacts:     cetadm@fkit.hr