FH Krems

Surface Technology (Further Education)

  • English
  • 1 Semester
  • Krems
  • 25 Places
Online application
from 01.03.2022 to 01.06.2022

This course provides you with an additional qualification in surface and materials chemistry. Participants will develop theoretical and practical skills in coating chemistry, polymer chemistry and related industrial segments.

The course puts participants in a position to address topical issues in surface chemistry by building on their chemistry expertise. They look at basic principles and special materials science techniques, as well as enhancing their know-how in production, manufacturing technologies and characteristics of important productssuch such as paints, resins, coating materials, pigments, additives and ahesives. Participants can then test their knowledge in practice in the lab.

The course has been developed in conjunction with the Association of the Austrian Chemical Industry

Funding possibilities for students

Active students, who apply for this course with a start in June 2021, will be supported by the chemical industry with a scholarship of 2,000 euros. This will ensure a targeted professional qualification of young chemists in a field of the chemical industry that is of central importance for Austria. In addition, the optimal involvement of students can create a better connection between academia and industry and thus facilitate research projects.


Entry requirements

Online application


Application mode:
Online Application + Interview

Application time:
1 June, 2022

Appointment for the admissions process:
Individual dates for interviews with the course director

Admission procedure:

Start of studies:
June, 2022

Study information days:
Personal consultation by course management possible

Tuition fee:
Euro 2.500 - whereby Austrian Chemistry students are granted a scholarship of 2.000 Euros

The course takes place in summer 2020 and lasts only 5 weeks

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