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Professional Master of Science

Professional Master in Sustainable Chemistry (M.Sc.) at the Leuphana University 

Launched in March 2020, the professional Master’s programme M.Sc. Sustainable Chemistry provides expert interdisciplinary training in Sustainable Chemistry. The unique curriculum teaches – from the molecular level to global product flows, sustainability assessment and alternative business models for chemical products – how to understand and apply chemistry in the context of sustainability.

Chemistry is the key enabling science for products we use in our everyday life. Every sector of our society, from agriculture, healthcare, mobility, energy to the digital sector has been and is being shaped by chemical innovations. While substantially contributing to our health and wellbeing, chemistry plays an important role in facing today’s challenges of resource depletion, climate change and pollution as well as for securing a sustainable development of our societies.

In 2021, the Masters programme was listed among United Nations SDG Good Practices (UN DESA) for its active contribution to the achievement of SDGs 4, 9, 12 and 17. Read more here

About the M.Sc. Sustainable Chemistry

At a glance:

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Credit Points: 90

Length of Study: 4 semesters

Language: English

Study Places: 25

Start Date: in March, flexible entry opportunities all year round

Application Deadline: December 10th

Costs: 19.000 € total plus the current term contribution of 210 € per term

Programme Director: Prof. Dr. Klaus Kümmerer

The programme aims at highly motivated international professionals with a degree (B.Sc. or M.Sc.) in chemistry, chemical, bio- and environmental engineering, pharmacy, biochemistry, or related fields who wish to integrate expertise in sustainability into their professional portfolio. Applicants should have a good command of English language skills as well as at least one year of relevant work experience.

By far most of the curriculum is delivered by online learning, so there is only little need to stay in Lüneburg for the studies. Two classroom sessions are held on campus at Leuphana University Lüneburg. During these onsite sessions, there will be lectures, seminars and laboratory classes, and students will be actively involved in presenting and discussing learning outcomes. The sessions take place at the beginning of the programme and between the first and second semester.

The M.Sc. Sustainable Chemistry at Leuphana Professional School is an important milestone for the integration of Sustainable Chemistry into the higher education of researchers, executives, and practitioners. Successful completion of the Master’s programme entitles graduates to the pursuit of a PhD.

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