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About

The Master Chemistry programme of University of Geneva provides advanced training in the areas of analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, mineral chemistry, organic and bio-organic chemistry, and physical chemistry.

Overview

The Master Chemistry program of University of Geneva is using modern laboratory techniques, students learn to synthesise new molecules which can be used in industry and other sectors. The programme also provides training in areas such as spectroscopy and computational chemistry, and provides students with the expertise required to develop methods for identifying new substances. Students also do a work placement in a chemistry laboratory and write a comprehensive final research paper.

Professional prospects

This Master leads to a number of opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad, including:

  • Government and private biomedical analysis laboratories
  • Quality control and assurance
  • Development of new materials
  • Environmental protection
  • High value-added fine chemistry
  • Workplace safety and hygiene
  • Cosmetics and perfumes
  • Pharmaceutical and bioactive compounds
  • Agro-food industry
  • Inks and pigments
  • Regulations and scientific patents
  • Management and sales
  • Academic research (doctoral, post-doctoral)
  • Private sector research, development and production, etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Spectroscopic methods in physical chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry III - Autumn: Bioinorganic chemistry, lanthanide and actinide chemistry
  • Total synthesis
  • Statistical thermodynamics
  • Bioorganic chemistry
  • Advanced analytical and instrumental chemistry

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor in Chemistry or Biochemistry, or a degree deemed equivalent upon review of the application, subject to supplementary classes and prerequisites for certain degrees.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1016 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 508 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    1016 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 508 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • 500 CHF / semester

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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