University of Copenhagen

24 months
14780 EUR/year
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The Chemistry programme at the University of Copenhagen gives you the necessary skills for participating in research groups or for the independent leadership and management of complex work and development situations within the field. 


Graduates from the Chemistry programme at the University of Copenhagen will:

  • through course and project work, acquire knowledge and methodology in selected research areas.
  • through independent research under supervisor guidance, acquire in-depth knowledge of a specialised field at an internationally competitive level.

Career Opportunities

Chemists are in demand all over the world. In research, development and analytical laboratories in the private as well as the public sector. They work as advisors in both private firms and public institutions, teach at university or High School level or work for media. Or they use the insights from studying chemistry to start their own business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Analytic Chemistry – Sampling and Sample Preparation
  • Advanced Analytic Chemistry – Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry
  • Advanced Physical Chemistry
  • Methods and Modelling in Inorganic Chemistry
  • Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry
  • Reaction and Synthesis in Medicinal Chemistry (KemiMed)
  • Organic Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

If you hold one of the degrees listed below, you are considered to meet all academic requirements. Learn about when and how to apply.

  • BSc in Chemistry from the University of Copenhagen (reserved access to the programme)
  • BSc in Chemistry from one of the following Danish universities: University of Copenhagen, Aarhus University or University of Southern Denmark.
  • BSc in Chemistry from one of the following Nordic universities: Lund University, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Stockholm University, University of Iceland or University of Oslo.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14780 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7390 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

Tuition fee: DKK 55,000 per semester


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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