Chemical Sciences

Master of Science 

Standard Period of Study: 4 semesters
Teaching Language: English

The curriculum comprises a homogenization phase within the first two semesters, including lectures, laboratory practicals, and seminars. The specialization phase in our four research profiles takes place during the second and third semester:

  • Sustainable Synthesis and Catalysis    
  • Smart Materials and Functional Molecules
  • Biological Chemistry and Biotechnology  
  • Theory and Simulation in Chemistry and Materials Sciences

Two research internships provide a first insight into state-of-the-art research in the working groups of the faculty, world-class research institutes, or in industry. The fourth semester is devoted to the Master's thesis.

Introduction and tips for beginning your studies

An extensive welcome and orientation program, organized by the International Office, awaits our international students: assistance for your first experiences in Stuttgart, an orientation week, informative events and much more.

What job prospects are available to me after graduation?

This master's program prepares graduates for work in a variety of professional fields at both national and international levels:

  • A doctorate can be obtained as a further qualification
  • Research and development in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries
  • As an expert for an environment authority
  • As an expert in the field of quality assurance for the relevant authorities and administrative bodies
  • Cooperation in scientific publishing houses
  • In the patent system (after acquiring further subject-specific advanced qualifications)


The quality of this degree program has been certified.

Contact for further questions

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Karina Abitaev


Program Director Master of Science Chemical Sciences

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