University of Eastern Finland Department of Chemistry

Introduction

The Department of Chemistry at University of Eastern Finland was established in 1972. It has a long experience and an excellent track record in research chemist education. The department with its unique, research oriented curriculum has been recognised as a “Unit of High-Quality Education” by the Ministry of Education.

Department of Chemistry gives university degree education and does research work in major fields of modern chemistry. Department consists of four divisions: Inorganic chemistry, Organic chemistry, Materials chemistry and Physical chemistry. The department has a staff of 60 people and about 250 students. Annually 40 new students start their Master studies.

RESEARCH AREAS

  • MASS SPECTROMETRY

Biological mass spectrometry and supramolecular chemistry

  • PROTEIN CRYSTALLOGRAPHY AND BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY

Three-dimensional structure and function of biological macromolecules

  • INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

Coordination compounds and catalysis, crystal engineering, non-covalent interactions

  • MOLECULAR MODELLING

Theoretical investigation of materials, surfaces, and catalytic reactions

  • MATERIALS CHEMISTRY

Polymerization catalysts, new polymer materials and their surface properties as well as polymer nanocomposites

  • NANOCHEMISTRY AND CATALYSIS

Nanochemistry, organometallic compounds, and catalyzed reactions

Admission 2014

In 2014, a maximum of 20 students will be accepted to the Masters Degree Programme for Research Chemists. Students will be selected on the basis of their application documents. Next application round opens on 7 January and closes on 18 February 2014.

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Master

Master for Research Chemists

Campus Full time August 2017 Finland Joensuu

The programme is focused on researcher training in order to meet the ever-growing need for top quality researchers. The programme also serves as an... [+]

Master for Research Chemists

 

The programme is focused on researcher training in order to meet the ever-growing need for top quality researchers. The programme also serves as an excellent stepping stone for PhD studies.

 

 

Who should apply?

Graduates who are seeking challenges in the field of chemistry research and who hold a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or chemical engineering.

 

 

Course structure and curriculum

The International Master’s Degree Programme for Research Chemists is comprised of 120 credits, which can be completed in two years. The studies include compulsory and elective modules that may vary according to the students’ interests and major subjects. The major subject can be chosen from four principle categories: Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry.... [-]


Contact
Location address
University of Eastern Finland
Joensuun Campus
Department of Chemistry
(Futura Building 16)
Yliopistokatu 7

Joensuu, 80130 FI