University of Siegen

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The four-semester master study Chemistry programme at the University of Siegen offers in-depth scientific education with specific attention to main research topics in chemistry, such as inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, and macromolecular chemistry.


Study Program

A designation of the diploma of the master of chemistry to the specializations „Materials and Interfaces“, „Light and Matter“ or „Molecular Sciences“ is possible.

The consecutive master study Chemistry programme offered by the University of Siegen is designed to qualify students for a job in a chemistry oriented field or to begin in a doctoral program in chemistry. In particular, students are introduced to modern theoretical and experimental developments in the field of study in its entire breadth. They learn to develop strategies for solving complex issues and to act with scientific responsibility. Moreover, the offer of a variable specialization enables the students to put together an individual educational profile in the course of the study programme.

During the first semester, advanced theoretical and methodical skills in the core subjects and in two application-oriented fields of study are imparted. In these courses, perspectives for specialization in the respective subject are highlighted and the basis for academic development is provided. From the second semester onward, deepening of knowledge in elective modules takes place. In the fourth semester, the master‘s thesis is written in the subject of specialization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Chemistry of Building Materials
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoratical Chemistry
  • Macromolecular Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
72 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent (with grade 2.5 or better).
  • If the above criteria are not met, there is the possibility to qualify on the basis of letters of recommendation and a discussion with academic experts.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

International Students are currently not charged tuiton. A semester fee of approx. EUR 260 has to be paid before in-person registration.


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