Chemistry - International Track, M.Sc.

Chemistry - International Track, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree SERP + is labelled by the European Commission. This two-year programme is built in partnership with the University Adama Mickiewicza (Poznan, Poland), University of Genova (Italy), University of Porto (Portugal) and coordinated by the University of Paris-Sud (France). The Master Degree in Chemistry - International Track is offered by Paris-Saclay University.



The first semester takes place in France at Université Paris-Sud.   

It aims strengthening the basic skills of the students in general chemistry and maths, multidisciplinarity (biophysics), and theoretical problem solving.

The second semester is proposed in Italy (Genova), Poland (Poznan) and in Portugal (Porto).

At the end of the first year, students will attend a two-week summer school in Genova (Italy) dedicated to entrepreneurship and transferable skills.

  • Catalysis and industrial processes based on innovative surface treatments and modification
  • Environment concerns

The Master Degree in Chemistry - International Track is offered by Paris-Saclay University.

Learning objectives

Knowledge of the most advanced concepts and tools in physical-chemistry, particularly in one of the specialized fields of

  • Industrial and Medical applications of radiations
  • Photochemistry, Spectroscopy and Environment
  • Functionalised surfaces and Sustainable development
  • Nanostructuration of surfaces and Catalysis

Complementary knowledge in economy management, safety European patent law. methodology on articles writing, risk regulation and ethics in science.


At Université Paris-Sud, the access to newly developed international facilities (synchrotron SOLEIL-associated partner, fast kinetics centre ELYSE, laser platform CLIO, X-ray laser facility CLUPS, Protontherapy centre CPO, Institut d’Alembert) allows knowledge of large scale facilities as well as laboratory training in radiation chemistry and biology, and related application.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Analytical methods (IR & UV-Vis spectroscopies, NMR, MS) 
  • Introduction to biophysics and microscopies for life sciences
  • Kinetics / Electrochemistry 
  • Organic / Inorganic chemistry towards sustainability 
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Transferable skills: French course, Outreach activities, Summer School in Entrepreneurship

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Application requirements

Compulsory required documents

  • Copy of passport
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of motivation
  • Recommendation letter
  • TOFEL or TOEIC certificate if you hold a degree from a university where English is not the language of teaching.
  • Certificate if you are holder of a degree from a university where English is the language of teaching.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    6400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6400 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    3400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3400 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Paris

  • 1195 - 1780 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


International students pay the same registration fees as French students (i.e. a few hundred euros per academic year). International students who want to study at Paris-Sud University can apply for several scholarship programmes (Paris-Saclay, CRIF, Eiffel and Paris-Sud) to cover their living costs. These government-based scholarships are awarded to the best students. Thus, being “excellent” is essential for your application.Obtaining a scholarship requires effort and perseverance. However, if you start applying early and if you follow the recommendations below, you can increase your chances. You can find out about other scholarships which are available by using the CampusBourses Grant search engine, for instance.

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