Chemistry (Bachelor)

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The bachelor’s programme in Chemistry provides students with a fundamental academic education and practical training in the most important areas of chemistry (organic and inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry and biological chemistry). In addition, students acquire basic knowledge in other related subject areas (mathematics, physics and biology) that are necessary for a thorough understanding of the discipline.

Bachelor of Science

Degree Programme Code: 033 662

6 semesters / 180 ECTS credits

Language: German

Entrance exam procedure



Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

The Registartion Period for the Entrance Exam Procedure to this Degree Programme has ended on 3 June 2019.

Study programme

The bachelor’s programme in Chemistry consists of an Introductory and Orientation Period (STEOP) and compulsory modules relating to the subdisciplines of chemistry. To successfully complete the programme, students have to write a bachelor’s thesis.

Five concepts

which you will deal with during your studies (examples):

    • Spectroscopy
    • Analytics
    • Organic and inorganic syntheses
    • Physical and theoretical chemistry
    • Biological-chemical systems

 Overview of the programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.

After graduation

Graduates can pursue a career in the following fields:

  • chemical industry: research, development, production, quality control
  • non-chemical industry: quality control, analytical laboratory, emission control
  • public sector: federal and state institutes of agriculture, environmental protection, etc.
  • private laboratories: clinical diagnosis, environmental analysis, etc.

Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduate Survey

The University of Vienna regularly surveys graduates after the completion of their degree programmes about their experience with their degree programme and the university itself. The survey gives you insight into graduates perspectives of their studies from a subject and organizational related point of view.

Information about the Graduate Survey

Career Tracking of Graduates

The alumni tracking provides information on the career progression of the graduates of the University of Vienna and provides orientation for entry into the profession after graduation (e.g. search duration of first job, salary development and sectors in which graduates are active).

Information about the Career Tracking of Graduates