The Master's programme Chemistry, a joint degree with Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, provides you with a highly qualified background of theory and practice in chemistry and sufficient specialisation in a specific field. It exposes you to research at the front line of this exciting, multifaceted discipline that forms the bridge between biology at one end of the spectrum, and physics and mathematics at the other. Globally, chemistry is acknowledged as playing a key role in social and economic progress.

Joint degree programme with VU Amsterdam

Chemistry is a joint degree programme of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Courses are taught at locations of both universities. UvA and VU jointly issue a degree certificate to graduates. As a Chemistry student in Amsterdam, you benefit from expertise, networks and research projects at both universities and affiliated research institutes.

Tracks

Within the Master's programme Chemistry, every student can find an area suited to his or her individual talents and ambitions. There are several different tracks:

  • Analytical Sciences
  • Molecular Sciences
  • Science for Energy and Sustainability

Majors and Minors

  • Major Science in Society (60 EC, in English)
  • Major Teaching (60 EC, in Dutch)
  • Major Science Communication (60 EC, partly in Dutch)
  • Minor Tesla (30 EC)
  • Minor Science for Sustainability (30 EC)

Entry requirements

Professional majors

If you are admitted to a Master’s programme in which the master majors are available, you are automatically admissible to a master major within that programme. Please note that some majors have other application deadlines than regular Master's programmes.

Tesla minor

The Tesla minor is a selective programme with an intake procedure consisting of a written application, a presentation, an interview and an assessment.

Program taught in:
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The tuition fees for the academic year 2018-2019 are: EU/EEA students €2,060 per year; non-EU/EEA students €13,300 per year. Additional fees may apply.
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