Polymer Chemistry, Master | Johannes Kepler University Linz | Linz, Austria
24 months
726 EUR/year
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The Master’s degree program in Polymer Chemistry offered by Johannes Kepler University Linz is a comprehensive graduate degree program. Students can enhance their skills and talents in science and research, both in the classroom and in state-of-the-art laboratories.


Using the latest instrumentation, students focus on developing and characterizing traits in new kinds of monomers and polymers. Program graduates are highly qualified polymer chemists, creating the future today!

The Master’s degree program in Polymer Chemistry delivered by Johannes Kepler University Linz offers valuable general knowledge training. Graduates qualify for high value jobs where they can apply their expert scientific knowledge and trained methods. Graduates not only hone the skills needed to transfer scientific knowledge and methods to the workplace, they are qualified to undertake demanding tasks in the area of manufacturing and polymer characterization.

Your Benefits

  • Hands-on training
  • Access to modern equipment
  • Strong, comprehensive support by industrial partners
  • Broad, international network
  • Access to and collaboration with many polymer institutes at the JKU.

Job Opportunities

Graduates in the field of Polymer Chemistry are highly sought-after specialists, have a high job placement rate, and can pursue a variety of professional occupations. Graduates are often active in research and development as well as positions in the fields of synthesis and characterization such as in the chemical industry, plastics manufacturing, and the pharmaceutical industry.

Professional challenges include positions in the construction industry, packaging, aerospace industry, sporting goods, automotive industry, as well as in the electrical and electronics industries.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Bridging Subjects 
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Advanced Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry of Polymers
  • Soft Skills
  • Polymerization Techniques

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

Contact the Admissions Office for additional information about the admission requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

€726.72 for third-country nationals

Living costs for Linz

864 - 1089 EUR /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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