Chemistry, 2017-2018

The Leiden Institute of Chemistry organises two MSc programs: MSc Chemistry and MSc Life Science & Technology and participates in four Graduate Schools

  • Netherlands Research School of Chemical Biology, NRSCB
  • Graduate Program “Sustainability: the Molecular Approach”, HRSMC
  • Netherlands’ MAgnetic Resonance Research School NMARRS

The Master’s programme of Chemistry consists of the following specialisations:

  • Research in Chemistry
  • Chemistry and Education
  • Chemistry and Science-Based Business
  • Chemistry and Communication

Details about their Programmes and Organisation can be found at:
MSc Programmes at the Leiden Institute of Chemistry

The most actual information can be found at the website above.

For our program and schedules visit
MSc Courses at the Leiden Institute of Chemistry

MSc schedule Chemistry and Life Science and Technology

The print ready version of the last studyguide (2017-2018) can be found here
MSc Chemistry Study Guide

General compulsory courses

Core courses Research area Chemical Biology

The research area Chemical Biology offers eight core courses. Students select at least four core courses.

Core courses Research area Energy & Sustainability

The research area Energy & Sustainability offers nine core courses. Two courses are offered every second year. A student must choose four core courses.

Elective courses

  • Dependent on the chosen specialisation a number of elective courses can be selected from the MSc Chemistry and MSc Life Science and Technology programme.
  • For more information visit the programmes website
  • Students may chose core courses as elective courses.

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