Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Helsinki is the leading teaching and research unit in its field in Finland. The Department offers very good possibilities for basic and post-graduate studies in several areas of Chemistry. Research at the Department of Chemistry is of the highest international level. The current focus areas are Materials Chemistry and Sustainable Chemistry.

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The University of Helsinki continues to rank high in the comparison of the world’s top universities. On the esteemed Shanghai list UH is ranked 56th and on the Times Higher Education it is 91st.

*) Among the best in university rankings

Erasmus+ exchange programme provides grants for a wide range of actions and activities in the fields of education and training. The programme gives opportunities to both students and staff to spend a period abroad to increase their skills and employability.
Eurobachelor and Euromaster labels are intended to promote international recognition of the degree qualification and to document the willingness of the institution to participate fully in the European Higher Education Area. Labels were awarded by the European Chemistry Thematic Network Association ECTN.
The CHE – Centre for Higher Education Development has launched a "Ranking of Excellent European Graduate Programmes" for the disciplines of biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics. The ranking is designed to support the search for a higher education institution (HEI) suitable for master or doctoral programmes.
Master's Degree Programme on Advanced Spectroscopy in Chemistry (ASC) is a European Joint Degree programme, which aims to educate graduates who will have the required expertise to become spectroscopy professionals of a high standard.

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Apply to Master's Programmes

Application period for the Master's programmes was from December 1st 2016 to January 12th 2017. Read more about the Master's Programme in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences

ChemBio Finland 2017 Trade Fair

ChemBio-messut Plan to visit the staff of the Department of Chemistry at booth 2c50! Read more

Chemistry News 2017

Chemistry News 2017 The annual magazine of the Department of Chemistry is available online. Read more

The new structure of the Department of Chemistry

Instead of the current seven laboratories, the department will have three research programmes from 1 January 2017. The new structure will support the research strengths of the department, promote contacts between researchers, and thus improve the department’s competitive edge in the contest for external financing. The heads of the research programmes are: Materials chemistry Prof. Ilkka Kilpeläinen, Synthesis and analysis Prof. Timo Repo, and Molecular science Prof. Lauri Halonen. The research programmes of the Department of Chemistry

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