Bachelor Chemistry

Analytical Chemistry Bachelor at HAN University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands
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The program starts 1 September 2024

Explore the fascinating world of analytical chemistry. You could be testing for pollutants in the environment. Analyzing what’s in the food we eat. Monitoring the quality of everyday products. Sound like you? Sign up for a rewarding science career and study Chemistry at HAN.

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Why study Chemistry at HAN?

Analytical chemistry

Chemistry at HAN focuses on analytical chemistry. A great field because there are more jobs than graduates.

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Small groups and classes

Work in small groups and classes. Lots of personal attention from lecturers and tutors. And lots of interaction in class.

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Focus on lab work

Learn chemistry at HAN and spend 1 whole day a week working in the lab.

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Innovative talent program

Ambitious? Join the Analytical Sciences Talent Program with extra hours of study and a scholarship.

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What do you learn?

When you study chemistry at HAN you focus on analytical chemistry. Apart from that you explore subjects like organic chemistry, biology and polymer chemistry. You also work 1 whole day  a week in the lab. Sometimes on your own experiments, sometimes on group experiments. And you develop your professional knowledge and skills while working on chemistry projects. Both on campus and in the field.

HAN Chemistry Bachelor Degree: what do you learn?

What can you do with a Chemistry degree?

With a chemistry degree from HAN you are an independent, chemical analyst. You have the intercultural skills to work in an international setting. Which industry you work in depends on your interests. Food, pharmaceuticals, or the environment? A future working at Shell, Nouryon, Unilever or Nutricia? Or at a renowned university or research institute?

Career options for Chemistry graduates in the Netherlands
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Online Open Day

The next Online Open Day is on 18 November. Want us to contact you when the registration opens? Just fill in the pre-registration form and we'll keep you posted! Want a sneak peek? Watch the recordings of our previous Online Open Day in March.


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What do students think?

Student Milana and lecturer Suleiman explain what's so special about this Chemistry program at HAN University of Applied Sciences.

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Dutch way of learning

The atmosphere in a Dutch classroom is quite informal and your lecturers are easy to talk to. In fact, at Dutch universities like HAN, you’re seen as a partner in the learning process. Class sizes are small and your lecturers encourage you to actively participate in class. To ask questions. To give your own opinion. They also stimulate you to be creative. And to discover things for yourself.

Dutch university classroom atmosphere | HAN University of Applied Sciences

Chemistry in numbers

    20Contact hoursaverage per week
    20Study hoursaverage per week
    32%Graduatedwithin 5 years (Dutch-taught program)
    72%Employedwithin 2 months (Dutch-taught program)

Why study in the Netherlands?

Planning to study in the Netherlands? The Netherlands has a large population of international students so you won’t feel alone. In fact, 1 in 10 students at Dutch universities is an international student. Why do so many international students pursue their education at universities in Holland? Because the Netherlands has excellent, affordable higher education. It also has a thriving economy (17th in the world) so there are plenty of job opportunities. What’s more, the Dutch are open-minded and almost everyone speaks English.

Study Chemistry in the Netherlands at HAN University of Applied Sciences

Discover the city of Nijmegen

Nijmegen is a lively university town near the German border. It has a great atmosphere. Just wander through its beautiful old streets and you’ll feel its rich history. Looking for a charming pub or restaurant, a bit of culture or a great night out? Nijmegen has all this and more. Keen on sport or nature? Nijmegen has loads of sports clubs and is surrounded by beautiful forests full of hiking and bicycle trails. Safe and friendly student cities are just one of the 7 reasons to study at HAN.

Study Chemistry in Nijmegen | Popular Student city in the Netherlands, Europe

The location

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  • HAN Nijmegen campus

    Laan van Scheut 2
    6525 EM Nijmegen
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