M.Sc. Chemistry (Germany) Deadline: Jan. 15, 2020
April 1, 2020
No Tuition Fee
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The Department Chemistry and Pharmacy at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg invites applicantions for the Master in Chemistry. This degree programme has a strong focus on research and is divided into three main modules: Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry. During their studies, students may focus on a variety of different research areas, among them Catalysis, Bio(in)organic Chemistry, Molecular Materials, Electrochemistry and Quantum and Computer Chemistry.
The programme consists of lectures, seminars, exercises and lab courses. It is subdivided into three main modules: Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry during the first two semesters and a mandatory elective module (selectable from a predefined list with five possible mandatory elective modules) also in the first and second semesters. The third semester is composed of an elective module and the advanced studies phase (selectable from the sub-areas Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, or Theoretical Chemistry) that helps to lead into the Master’s thesis in the fourth semester.
Founded in 1743, FAU is a strong research university with an international perspective and one of the largest universities in Germany with 38,771 students, 261 degree programmes, 4,000 academic staff (including over 579 professors), 199.64 million EUR third-party funding, and 500 partnerships with universities all over the world.
Prerequisite for admission to the Master’s level programme is a superior, successfully completed, and appropriate study course. Qualification for admission to the Master’s level programme will be proven with a certificate of a Bachelor’s degree in a corresponding study course from a German or foreign university.
The required English level is “vantage or upper intermediate” (B2) according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, or an equivalent score in an internationally recognised test, e.g. IELTS 5.5, TOEFL PBT 552.
Applications for the Master’s degree programmes are processed by the Master’s Office. The first step is to apply via the online portal “campo.” After that, send all required documents to the Master’s Office by post.