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 76th and on the Times Higher Education it is 100th.

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.

News at Department

Chemistry News 2015 – Department's annual magazine is now available online

30.1.2015 Chemistry News 2015 Featuring in this issue: Twisted wire electrospinning, Finland Distinguished Professor Françoise Winnik, ASC Master's student Eduardo León-Denegri and more. Read more

Alumni event in January 29, 2015

1.12.2014 Alumni event on January 29th Join us on January 29, 2015 and celebrate Alumni event at the Department of Chemistry on Kumpula Science Campus. Read more

Apply Now for Master's Programmes

1.12.2014 Apply now! Application for Master's programmes through University Admissions Finland (UAF) opens on December 1, 2014 and closes on January 30, 2015. Read more

375 Years of the Power of Thought

26.11.2014 375 Years Come celebrate the University in 2015! The University of Helsinki invites you to the events of the 375th anniversary year. Read more

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