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Justus Liebig university of Giessen


Sustainable Chemistry

Subjects: Sustainable Chemistry,Sustainability,Chemistry,Science

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
304 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
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Course description

Chemistry research is crucial for global, sustainable development. There's a high demand for experts who not only possess chemical expertise but also understand sustainability criteria and specifications. The international Master of Science programme in Sustainable Chemistry at Justus Liebig University Giessen equips you to design chemical processes, products, and methods that align with sustainability principles. This includes considering environmental and social aspects like resource consumption, energy efficiency, climate protection, health, and safety in the development and use of chemical products and processes. The M.Sc. Sustainable Chemistry is taught by internationally renowned experts in various areas such as (organo)catalysis, green chemistry, recycling, and sustainable materials for applications like batteries. The programme offers both theoretical and practical in-depth knowledge of chemical concepts of synthesis, analysis, and evaluation from a sustainability perspective. Besides lectures and seminars, students will engage early in cutting-edge research projects. This programme ensures you gain a comprehensive understanding of sustainable chemistry, preparing you to contribute effectively to global sustainability efforts.

Program Information

Study Location Giessen
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote Yes
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 304 EUR
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As the entire degree programme is taught in English, applicants must provide proof of sufficient knowledge of written and spoken English. Accepted proofs of language proficiency (GER B2): TOEFL-Test ITB (internet-based test) with at least 80 points or IELTS-Test with at least grade of 6 in the academic test; or: Proof of obtaining a local higher education entrance qualification in one of the following countries: Australia, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, USA, United Kingdom, South Africa; or: Proof of a Bachelor’s degree in English in one of the following countries: Australia, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, USA, United Kingdom, South Africa; or: Proof of the UNIcert II certificate. The examination board decides on the acceptance of other language certificates.

Qualification Requirements

To qualify for admission to the Master’s programme Sustainable Chemistry, applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry (with at least 180 ECTS credit points). The previous studies must demonstrate a profile that complies with the "Empfehlungen der GDCh-Studienkommission zum Bachelorstudium Chemie an Universitäten". This is assessed by the examination board as part of the application and admission procedure. In addition, the examination board may recognise other courses of study as equivalent following a case-by-case assessment. The admission may include additional coursework of up to 30 CPs, which must be completed within the first two semesters. These do not belong to the scope of the Master's degree programme. Admission may be dependent on passing an entry examination. Here, the skills and knowledge required for the Master's programme are examined based on the "Empfehlungen der GDCh-Studienkommission zum Bachelorstudium Chemie an Universitäten". The examination board executes the entry examination. Applicants will be given an examination notices of at least three weeks.

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