Fuels the source of primary energy and the basis for the development and even the existence of contemporary economies. The production and use of fuels needs to follow sustainability principles in order to be acceptable in the long term.
Students at the course gain the competence and knowledge in the field of fuels technologies and the analysis oftheir use and production. The course combines two groups of subjects:
* the basis of fuel technologies * the principles of fuels and energy systems analysis and its use in planning the sustainable development.
The first group comprises the following subjects: engineering of chemical reactors, surface phenomena and industrial catalytic processes, physics of energy transformation, basics of biotechnology, batteries and fuel cells, and environmental protection in chemical processes.
The second group includes the following subjects: modeling and planning of fuels and energy systems, energy markets and policies, energy and the environment.
Classes, laboratories and projects constitute the main part of the course, thus giving practical competence forthe application of the acquired knowledge. Graduates are prepared to analyze and optimize the processes of fuels use and production with respect to technical, economic and environmental issues.
The non-nationals may enrol on and follow education on the basis of the AGH UST Rectors decision: * on a fee-paying basis; or * without a fee and scholarship benefits; or * as holders of scholarships awarded by the sending party, without paying tuition fees; or * as holders of scholarships awarded by higher education institution.ON THE BASIS APPLICABLE TO POLISH NATIONALSThe following persons may enrol and follow education pursuant to the principles applicable to Polish nationals: * non-nationals who have been granted a permit to settle in the Republic of Poland, * non-nationals who possess the status of refugee granted in the Republic of Poland, * non-nationals who have been granted temporary protection on the territory of the Republic of Poland, * migrant workers who are nationals of a Member State of the European Union or a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area as well as members of their families if residing on the territory of the Republic of Poland, * non-nationals who have been granted a residence permit of European Community long-term resident on the territory of the Republic of Poland, * non-nationals who have been granted in the territory of the Republic of Poland a permit for fixed-term residence in connection with the circumstances referred to in Article 53, section 1, subsections 7, 13 and 14 of the Act of 13 June 2003 on Foreigners (available only in Polish) (Journals of Laws/Dziennik Ustaw No. 128, item 1175, as amended by subsequent legislation), * non-nationals who have been granted a complementary protection on the territory of the Republic of Poland, * citizens of the member states of the European Union, the member state of the European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation as well as members of their families having the right of abode/permanent residency.PLEASE NOTE!Persons who possess a few citizenships, including the Polish one, can enrol on and follow education at AGH UST only on the rules applicable to Polish nationals.The owners of the valid Polish Card can enrol and follow education at AGH UST on the rules applicable to Polish nationals or on the other rules applicable to foreigners. In this case the choice of the qualification path depends on the owner of the Polish Card, however, the decision has to be made before the qualification process starts.Nationals of the Member States of the European Union or the Member States of the Swiss Confederation or the Member States of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area and members of their families who have funds necessary to cover the maintenance costs during the period of study may enrol on and follow degree programmes either pursuant to the rules applicable to Polish nationals, with no entitlement however to a maintenance grant, special grant for disabled persons and aid payments, or pursuant to the other rules specified in the next options of enrolment.The non-nationals who apply for admission to study at AGH University of Science and Technology on the rules applicable to Polish nationals may be admitted to a particular field of study within the limits of admission applicable at the University and determined by the Senate for a particular academic year, with respect to additional requirements specified in Polish provisions, in particular connected with nostrification of the education documents and providing other documents (visa or other document authorising to stay on the territory of the Republic of Poland; medical certificate stating that there are no contraindications to undertake education in a chosen field of study and form of education; disease and accident insurance policy or the European Health Insurance Card or the insurance in the Polish National Health Found).