The core activity of Split’s Faculty of Chemistry and Technology (KTF) is teaching, scientific research and professional work in higher education, in technical sciences area, fields of chemical engineering, natural sciences, chemistry, biotechnical sciences and food technology. KTF's study programs have, from its foundation to present day, followed society’s needs and development trends, being based on the Faculty’s own scientific research and latest scientific findings. Today, KTF is a well-known scientific and teaching institution that educates experts in modern technologies that are necessary for society’s progress. KTF’s success is also confirmed by quality of its graduates who found a place for themselves in economy, numerous successful scientific projects and collaborations with scientific research and academic institutions in Croatia and abroad.



Chemical technology, major Chemical engineering

After completing the undergraduate study of Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering major, university bachelors can, among other things: apply correct engineering approach to solving problems, using the necessary knowledge from natural and technical sciences, work in a chemical laboratory or a production facility in a safe and professional manner, design and implement chemical-engineering experiments, process and present collected data and measurement results, using recent computer programs, understand laws of process engineering unit operations and know how devices work, for their use and control of process parameters, identify the influence of process parameters on implementing certain unit operations, distinguish basic construction materials and their application, determine basic properties of materials using routine methods of analysis.

Chemical technology, major Environmental protection

Completing the undergraduate study of Chemical Technology, Environmental Protection major, university bachelors can: manage routine production and processing activities-procedures, with sustainable development in mind, propose solutions that help environmental protection, recognize the importance of conventional and renewable energy sources, understand the impact of engineering solutions on economy, environment and society as a whole, understand professional and ethical responsibility, participate in multidisciplinary teamwork and independently present professional content, recognize the importance of lifelong learning, apply the correct engineering approach to solving problems, using necessary knowledge from natural and technical sciences, work in a chemical lab or production facility in a safe and professional manner, design and implement chemical engineering experiments.


Completing the undergraduate study of Chemistry, bachelors can: solve given problems applying knowledge and laws from mathematics, physics and chemistry, apply concepts, theoretical principles and experimental findings from chemistry in solving problems, apply correct rules and procedures when handling and using chemicals, process and present data obtained in the lab using customary computer programs, implement, record and analyze results from chemical experiments, use modern instruments and classical techniques, as well as properly present experiment results, understand unit operations’ basic principles, solve problems using critical and analytical thinking.

Food technology

Completing the undergraduate study of Food Technology, bachelors can: apply correct engineering approach to solving problems using basic knowledge from mathematics, physics and chemistry, work in a chemical lab in a safe and professional manner, process and present collected data and measurement results using a computer, state basic characteristics of certain types of food and principles of eating heathy, identify characteristics of raw materials that go into producing certain food groups, choose suitable methods of food analysis, know the difference between types of reactors used in the food industry, implement different methods of preserving food products in accordance with good manufacturing practice.


• Chemical technology, majors: Materials and Environmental protection,

• Chemistry, majors: Organic chemistry and biochemistry and Environmental chemistry,

• Food technology

Completing the graduate study of Chemistry, Masters of chemistry can: understand main concepts in all five major disciplines of chemistry: analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry, as well as biochemistry, know how to apply critical thinking and scientific methods in designing and conducting chemical experiments, know how to use modern library search tools for finding scientific information, be able to use computers for chemical modeling, simulations and calculations, know how to use appropriate instruments for collecting and recording data in chemical experiments, know how to write and speak about topics from chemistry, in a clear and concise way, both to chemists and everybody else, in accordance with professional standards, be trained to work efficiently in different teams, both running tests and in science labs.

Completing the graduate study of Chemical Technology, Masters of chemical engineering can: apply statistical and mathematical analysis in chemical engineering experiments and processes, address real chemical engineering problems from a scientific point of view, independently plan and conduct theoretical and experimental research, critically access obtained data and draw appropriate conclusions, systematically think about non-technical impacts of engineering work and responsibly include these aspects in their work, recognize the need for, find and provide appropriate information.

Completing the graduate study of Food Technology, Masters can: know the properties of food raw materials and the dangers involved in their handling and distributing, recognize environmental risks for development of contaminants in products, be familiar with and know how to apply methods of early detecting dangers and preventing risk of product contamination, know all segments of certain product’s production process and apply scientific approach in preventing and addressing problems in production, independently plan and conduct theoretical and experimental research, critically assess obtained data and draw appropriate conclusions.


University postgraduate studies:

Chemical engineering in material development and environmental protection

Mediterranean environment chemistry

Completing the studies Chemical engineering in materials development and environmental protection and Chemistry of the Mediterranean environment, doctoral students acquire learning outcomes and competencies in accordance with the 8.2. level of the Croatian Qualifications Framework, or 8th level of the European Qualifications Framework.

PhDs are trained to be independent researchers, in all aspects of their future work/careers.


• Split’s Faculty of Chemistry and Technology is part of University of Split which, according to Times Higher Education 2021, ranked in 801-1000. place on world universities ranking list and was, for the first time, included in 10 of the 17 sustainable development goals as the only university in the Republic of Croatia, which ranks it in top 4% in the world.

• Long tradition and experience in education, as well as in implementing various Croatian and international projects in the area of chemical engineering and chemistry, as well as cooperation with economy, are a guarantee of acquiring student competencies that will match the future labor market.

• KTF has state of the art equipped scientific, student and semi-industrial laboratories, classrooms, top-quality scientific research equipment which, together with quality professors and university-industry cooperation, creates an extremely stimulating environment for acquiring knowledge and competences necessary for securing  employment in various chemical industries, such as oil, pharmaceutical, food, cement and automobile industries, in production facilities of industrial chemicals, fertilizers and coatings, in production and processing of plastic and rubber, environmental protection, chemical and industrial labs, as well as food industry.

• Specialists educated at KTF are involved in developing sustainable processes and new materials, as well as quality control, and engaged in activities that are driving forces behind many production and technological processes.

• KTF students are involved in scientific activities at the Faculty, participating in their professors’ or student scientific projects, have won numerous awards for their work, participate in socially useful learning projects, environmental protection projects, organization of scientific conferences, the Science Festival, Researchers’ Night, sports competitions and humanitarian actions.

• For final year students, KTF organizes professional trips, student internships and field classes in order to better prepare them for inclusion into labor market.

• During their studies, students experience mobility to other European universities in programs Erasmus+, Ceepus, IAESTE, gaining international experience in studying or carrying out internships abroad.

• KTF’s building is located in the heart of Campus, in the "Three Faculties Building", which enables students to feel the true spirit of studying at, in many respects, the best university in Republic of Croatia. Nearby there are the Student Centre, student dormitory and restaurants, University library, green areas, sports fields, places for rest and to socialize.

• Faculty’s and University in Split’s university-industry cooperation, or companies that employ KTF’s graduates are: AD Plastik, Brodosplit, CEMEX, Cian, PLIVA Croatia, JGL pharmaceutical company, INA, food and cosmetics industry, paint and varnishes industry, companies that deal with environmental protection, and others from Bosnia and Herzegovina (e.g. Aluminium), Institute for Adriatic Culture and Karst Reclamation, Institute for Oceanography and Fisheries, Mediterranean Institute for Life Research, educational institutions of various levels, Water Supply and Sewerage, County Institute for Public Health, Croatian army and the Police, various inspections at the national and regional level, etc.

• Professors who teach at Faculty of Chemistry and Technology in Split are members of numerous professional associations and institutions in Croatia (Croatian Chemical Society, Association of Chemical Engineers and Technologists Split, Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers and Technologists, Scientific Field Committee for Chemistry, Regional scientific council for natural sciences, Croatian Academy of Technical Sciences, Croatian Standards Institute, etc.) and abroad (e.g. American Chemical Society).

• The Faculty signed ERASMUS agreements for professor and student mobility with Techniche universite Dresden, Germany, Universita degli studi di Cagliari, Italy, Universita di Trieste, Italy, AGH University of science and technology, Krakow, Poland, Polytecnich institute of Braganca, Portugal, University of Maribor, Slovenia, Polymer technology college, Maribor, Slovenia, and others.

• Faculty of Chemistry and Technology in Split participates in multilateral cooperation with possibility of student and teacher mobility, the Central European Exchange Program for University Studies (CEEPUS). In it, we have achieved cooperation with the following foreign institutions: Faculty of Material Science and Ceramics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland, Institute für Analytische Chemie, Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz, Austria, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, Institute of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Maribor, Slovenia.

• Faculty’s teaching staff publish significant number of scientific papers, many of which included in Web of Science and Current Contents scientific databases.

• For many years, KTF professors have been participating in teaching chemistry at other faculties and University of Split’s departments, as well as other universities abroad.

• KTF implements a whole series of EU and Croatian projects. Some of them are: Development of new membranes for ion-selective electrodes enriched with nanoparticles of metals and metal oxides – NANOISEM, BioSMe "Plants as source of bioactive sulfur compounds and their ability to hyper accumulate metals", international projects (Next generationtest bed for upscaling of microfluidic devices based on Nano-enabled surfaces and membranes and Bioprospecting of the Adriatic Sea) and "Functional integration of University of Split, PMF-ST, PF-ST and KTF-ST in developing scientific and research infrastructure in the Three Faculties Building".

There is a lot more at Faculty of Chemistry and Technology in Split...

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