M.Sc. On Campus

Chemistry for Renewable Energy

Uppsala University

24 months
13813 EUR/year
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The Chemistry for Renewable Energy specialisation from Uppsala University gives you cutting-edge expertise through in-depth studies in the field of chemistry for renewable energy. Studies include the physical and chemical foundations to be able to take part in the development of new solutions for sustainable production of electricity and fuels, as well as energy storage.


The Chemistry for Renewable Energy specialisation from Uppsala University  has been developed in cooperation with world leading research groups at Uppsala University and you get the opportunity to do your degree project in a ​dynamic and world-class research environment.

Within this unique specialisation, you will meet lecturers and professors who are experts in areas like nano-structured solar cells, artificial photosynthesis and solar fuels, photocatalysis, and Li-ion batteries. This is an advantage both if you want to continue with a PhD or have a job in industry or at a research institute.


Our graduates in chemistry for renewable energy find positions in many different areas. Many become PhD-students, some at Uppsala University, but also at other universities throughout the world. Most recent examples include, e.g., Imperial College, London, University of Geneva, and Technical University of Denmark. Others will find a job in a company, primarily working with R&D, examples include Volvo Cars and Midsummer AB.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Trends in Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
  • Chemical Bonding and Computational Chemistry
  • Chemistry for Renewable Energy
  • Photochemistry
  • Energy Related Materials and Catalysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.
  • Also required is 90 credits in chemistry.

Selection: Students are selected based on:

  • a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies; and
  • a statement of purpose (1 page).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13813 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27627 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.


  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72,500
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 290,000

Living costs for Uppsala

7620 - 12066 SEK /month
Living costs

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


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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