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The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) offers a large number of Master's programmes(overseen by our Graduate School of Science and Engineering).
Chemistry in Groningen is the home of 2016 Nobel Prize winner Ben Feringa, who has won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research on a light-driven rotary molecular motor.
How can I make a flexible solar cell out of organic molecules? Can I build a car engine on a molecular level? Can I synthesizer life? Can I cure tuberculosis? You will encounter such questions in the Master's degree programme in Chemistry at the University of Groningen.
The 2-year programme is fully taught in English and embedded in an internationally leading research environment. The programme offers a great deal of freedom in topics and has a strong focus on research; students spend 50% of their time in research labs. It is organised along three main specialisations:
› Advanced Materials
Focus of this specialisation
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or relevant field such as Chemical Engineering. This is merely an indication of required background knowledge. The admissions board determines whether the specific contents of this/these course(s) meet the admission requirements of the master programme for which you applied.
The University of Groningen is a top 100 research university with a global outlook. We are currently ranked 80th on the Times Higher Education ranking and offer over 30 English-taught Bachelor's programmes and over Master's programmes. Founded in 1614, the university is one of the oldest research universities in the Netherlands. We are a truly international university, with over 30,000 students and 6,000 international students from over 120 different nationalities.
The Faculty of Science and Engineering harbours a kaleidoscope of disciplines and research strengths. Our programmes in research and education range from nanomaterials and biomachinery to astronomy, from mathematics to pharmacy, from neurosciences to computer science, and from molecular and evolutionary biology to marine biology.
The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) offers a large number of Master's programmes (overseen by our Graduate School of Science and Engineering). Most of our Master's degree programmes (MSc) are fully English-taught, thus allowing students from all over the world to follow a degree programme with us.
For the Groningen Graduate School of Science and Engineering (GSSE) another important task is to provide an optimal training environment for all PhD students in the faculty. To this end, the GSSE organises courses in 'transferable skills,' coordinates and advertises courses offered by other graduate schools and research schools, provides practical information for PhD students, organises meetings and other networking activities, and provides a forum for discussion.
All educational activities at the faculty are facilitated and supported by the Educational Support Centre (ESC).
Research at the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) is done in a number of research institutes. Researchers and research groups also participate in different international, national and local research institutes.