Course detail

Advanced Colloids Chemistry

FCH-DA_KPDAcad. year: 2023/2024

The course contains selected chapters from advanced colloid chemistry, preferably focused on the issue of students' dissertations:
Significance and types of colloids in biological systems. Van der Waals and electrostatic forces in colloids. Association colloids of amphiphiles. Structure and properties of micellar systems. Bilayer systems of biological systems. Colloidal stability. Phase equilibria of colloids. Experimental techniques of colloid chemistry.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

There are no prerequisites

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Study results are verified by a colloquium (Study and Examination Rules of BUT, Art. 34), which means a discussion on the subject matter, connected with the elaboration of a written work dealing with the assigned subject matter in the range of about 20 text pages; the debate lasts about 30 minutes.


Not applicable.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Evans, D.F.; Wennerström, H. The Colloidal Domain: Where Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Technology Meet. N. York: Wiley, 1999 (EN)

Recommended reading

Not applicable.


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DKAP_BCH Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DPAP_BCH Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional