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Chemistry and Chemical Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #362 (QS) Linz, Austria
The Bachelor’s degree program in Chemistry and Chemical Technology (former Chemistry) offered by Johannes Kepler University Linz has been designed for students who wish to pursue vocational education as a chemist and for those who have a keen interest in engineering and natural sciences. 
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The Chemistry and Chemical Technology program includes a broad spectrum of specialized courses in various areas of chemistry, chemical technologies, and process engineering, thereby providing a sound basis for students who intend to enroll in a Master’s degree program at Johannes Kepler University Linz or pursue a profession at chemical and technology-oriented institutions and facilities.


The curriculum for the Chemistry program includes a combination of subfields, providing students with insight into a wide range of professions. Graduates are highly sought after and after successfully completing studies, graduates can pursue a variety of careers, including:

  • Research and development at research institutions, at chemical companies (petrochemical, food, paper & pulp industries, etc.), or related sectors (pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, metallurgy, energy technology, etc.)
  • Production in the chemical industry field or related sectors
  • Chemical quality control
  • Field expert (such as for government commissions, agencies, and public authorities in the areas of environmental, employer, and consumer protection or occupational safety)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

As part of the Bachelor’s degree program, students are required to complete courses totaling 180 ECTS credits in the following areas:

  • General and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Mathematics and Fundamentals in Science
  • General Skills
  • Organic and Polymer Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Chemical Technology and Process Engineering
  • Free Electives
  • Bachelor's Thesis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

General higher education entrance qualifications (such as an Austrian “Matura” diploma)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 363 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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€726.72 for third-country nationals

Living costs for Linz

  • 864 - 1090 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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