Nanoscience and Technology

University of Copenhagen

24 months
5364 EUR/year
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The Nanoscience and Technology programme at the University of Copenhagen gives you a deep understanding of the concepts and methodologies of nanoscience and nanotechnology as well as basic knowledge within business innovation and entrepreneurship.


You will be taught in the many academic fields of nanoscience, including nanobiotechnology and nanoelectronics. You become an expert in applying scientific techniques in new ways and in communicating technical and conceptual issues across disciplines such as biology and physics.

The Nanoscience and Technology programme at the University of Copenhagen offers a unique opportunity to become a first-mover in China. In addition to the scientific education, the two years in China will also provide Chinese language skills, an in-depth understanding of Chinese culture and society plus a chance to develop a network in China.

Career Opportunities

With an MSc degree in Nanoscience and Technology, you will gain academic skills that allow you to work in various areas such as:

  • High-tech companies
  • Chemical plants
  • Biotechnology
  • Energy
  • Medicine
  • Materials Research
  • Food industry
  • Research Institutions

In addition to being able to work as a link between different professions, you will also have the advantage of knowing Chinese culture, traditions and language. This enables you to function as a bridging link between Danish and Chinese companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Unifying Concepts in Nanoscience
  • Nanocharacterization
  • Nanobiology 
  • Synthesis and Fabrication
  • Nano-electronics
  • Self-assembled bionanomaterials
  • Business (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) 
  • Nanomaterials

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

To be admitted to the MSc programme, you must have proficiency in English at a high level and a Bachelor’s degree in a natural science field such as:

  • Nano-Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biochemistry
  • Materials Science

According to national legislation in China, Chinese citizens cannot apply for admission to Nanoscience and Technology through a Danish university. Instead, Chinese Citizens must apply for admission through University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5364 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2682 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 for the MSc in Nanoscience and Technology per semester: 20.000 DKK


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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