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... looks into questions such as ...

  • How can so many different materials originate from a handful of elements?
  • How do life processes work at the micro level?
  • How can energy-saving processes be optimised – regardless whether in the car or in the mobile phone?
  • How does one develop new drugs?
  • How can new materials be discovered that would make power plant turbines or microchips more efficient?

Degree programmes


Chemistry, Bachelor 1 subject


Degree: Bachelor of Science
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it constitutes the link between biology, physics, mathematics and material science.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Technical Chemistry
  • Theoretical Chemistry

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
a creative mind and an interest in scientific phenomena
... enjoy:
conducting experiments
... struggle through:
the degree programme

Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in Major degree courses
  • in the press trade
  • in the editing industry
  • as chemists in the industry, e.g. in quality control

And else?

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dr. Rochus Schmid
Building, Room: NC 2/69
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-24166
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Chemie/Biochemie
Building, Room: NC 03/34
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25287
Website Fachschaft


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