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Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

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Department of Chemistry:
A.I.Virtasen aukio 1
P.O. Box 55
FI-00014 University of Helsinki
tel +358 2941 50100 (Porter)
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Welcome to the Department of Chemistry!


The Department of Chemistry is the leading teaching and research unit in the field in Finland. The Department possess very good possibilities for basic and post-graduate studies in analytical-, inorganic-, physical-, organic-, polymer- and radiochemistry, as well as in chemistry teachers education.

The Department produces experts needed by the chemical industry, research and education, but whom are also prepared to meet the challenges within environmental research, technical disciplines, medicine and biosciences.

The research performed at the Department is of highest international level and the current areas of specialisation are materials chemistry and sustainable chemistry.





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