36 months
8100 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Chemistry is experimenting, researching and analyzing. Do you want to make sure diseases are no longer life-threatening or you solve murder cases based on DNA analysis? Do you want to create a better world? Then choose for the Chemistry degree programme at the HZ University of Applied Sciences.

Visit the official programme website for more information


From wastewater to medicines and plastics

You research the composition of substances and products and can analyze them down to the last molecule. From wastewater to medicines and plastics. For example, when suspicion arises that the groundwater has been contaminated, you can investigate whether this is actually the case.

Contributing to a better world

In addition to your investigative attitude, you are curious and like to come up with new plans. Would you like to work as a chemical researcher in industry, education or a research institute? The Chemistry degree programme at the HZ University of Applied Sciences will train you to become an analytical and accurate researcher who is able to contribute to a better world.

Career prospects

Job prospects are excellent: the chemical sector desperately needs for well-trained men and women. You can work in many professions, such as:

  • Chemical-physical analyst
  • Research analyst
  • Researcher (R&D)
  • Environmental consultant
  • Laboratory manager
  • Technical education assistant
  • Lecturer in Biology or Chemistry
  • Sales representative for chemical equipment

Programme Structure

  • Year 1
  • In the first year you learn to carry out experiments in the laboratory, interpret the results, plan follow-up research and communicate your results. This year the focus is on themes such as: Food & Chemistry, Biobased products & Technology and Health.

  • Year 2
  • In the second study year, you work on topics such as: Forensic Science, Environmental Chemistry & Toxicology and Research & Sustainability. You lay a sound foundation to become a professional expert.

  • Year 3
  • This year is all about your study track: Applied Chemistry or Life Sciences. You embark on the chosen specialization and choose a minor or internship.  

  • Year 4
  • In the fourth study year, you work on various research projects at one or two companies in the Netherlands or abroad. In your graduation research you must prove you have reached the Bachelor of Science level.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at HZ University of Applied Sciences and/or in Netherlands, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A qualification equivalent to a Dutch secondary education diploma, which gives you access to higher education.
  • Chemistry and mathematics. Biology would be an advantage.
  • A good command of written and spoken English. Your level of English should be equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.0. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8100 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Flushing

780 - 1160 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

HZ University of Applied Sciences


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!