M.Sc. On Campus

Chemical and Molecular Sciences

12 months
1474 EUR/year
1474 EUR/year
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The specialized Master’s Program in „Chemical and Molecular Sciences“  at University of Zurich requires a scientific Bachelor’s degree with a significant amount of education in Chemistry.


About the program:

  • The specialized Master’s Program in „Chemical and Molecular Sciences“  if offered by University of Zurich. The studies, tailored to the individual students and projects, provide training in areas that defy traditional categorization. The core requirements emphasize design, synthesis and control of function from a molecular perspective.
  • The MSc is a qualification for all academic-industrial professionals, ranging from chemical biology to materials science to medicine.
  • The program teaches students the conceptional and experimental methods for designing, manipulating and synthesising molecules and molecular systems within the wider context of the Natural Sciences.
  • The program demands familiarity in dealing with conception of molecular structures and chemical structures.
  • The program is research oriented and will be adjusted to the prior experience of each student.
  • The program provides an ideal education for continuing with a dissertation in this intersectional science, which is otherwise not offered as a course of study.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Organometallic Chemistry in Modern Syntheses
  • Research Design and Methods in (Bio)Inorganic Chemistry
  • Complex Molecule Assembly
  • Data Analytics in Chemistry
  • Chemical Microanalysis
  • Microscopy in Material Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s diploma or a degree that is at least equivalent from a state-accredited university.
  • Credits for any transferred coursework must also have been acquired at a state-accredited university.
  • The degree program must last at least three years (of regular full-time study: 180 ECTS credits or equivalent workload).
  • The diploma must be state-accredited (no equivalency certificates or university-internal confirmations of the successful completion of interim sections).
  • The diploma must grant entitlement to undertake a consecutive Master’s program at a state-accredited university in the relevant country.
  • You must fulfill the requirements of the Master’s study program in question; in other words, you must have the knowledge and skills required for the Master’s study program. 
  • These requirements are set on the basis of the quality, content and scope of, and the level of skills imparted in, one or more Bachelor’s degree programs at the University of

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 EUR per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    1474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 EUR per semester during 12 months.
  • Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 CHF /month
Living costs

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


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