Chemistry (Joint Degree) (MSc)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam the Netherlands

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The award

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
EU 2083

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
EUR 14630

All study options

About Chemistry (Joint Degree) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Are you interested in how to use inexpensive organic materials to capture CO2? Or would you like to develop ground-breaking analytical methods to determine low levels of bioactive proteins in complex biological samples? Perhaps your focus lies in finding solutions to the current global problems with regard to energy, climate and sustainability? A Master's in Chemistry from VU Amsterdam can lead to an exciting, well-paid career with extensive opportunities for pursuing your ambitions. Moreover, the programme is offered in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam, which makes this a Chemistry Master with a large staff of teachers and researchers with a high international reputation.


The Master's in Chemistry is a two-year programme in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam. You choose one of the five specializations that suits your ambitions and interests:

- ANALYTICAL SCIENCES: you will gain insight in modern analytical technologies for the development of analytical screening and characterization techniques.

- MOLECULAR SCIENCES: you will acquire thorough scientific knowledge and understanding of the field of synthesis, catalysis, molecular simulation and spectroscopy.

- ATOMIC SCALE MODELLING OF PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL AND BIOMOLECULAR SYSTEMS: is designed for excellent students, both Dutch and foreign (selected students are eligible for a grant via the EU Erasmus Mundus programme).

- SCIENCE FOR ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY: this specialization trains you to provide sustainable solutions to the current pressing global situation with regard to energy, climate and sustainability.

- SCIENCE, BUSINESS AND INNOVATION: you will study scientific and social scientific aspects of business innovation trajectories in the area of human life and health care (track Life & Health) or in sustainable energy technology (track Energy & Sustainability)

Each specialization consists of introductory, advanced and optional courses, a research project, thesis and academic skills.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEU 2083International course feesEUR 14630

Entry requirements for this course

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