IMC Krems University of Applied Sciences

Applied Chemistry

  • BSc
  • Full-time
  • English
  • 6 semester
  • Krems
Application for 2024/2025:
from 01.12.2023 to 15.04.2024

Are you interested in waste recycling or in developing new active agents in the pharmaceutical industry? As a graduate of our full-time Applied Chemistry bachelor degree programme you will be able to find groundbreaking solutions to problems facing society today. By linking chemistry subjects with the study of computer-based methods, you acquire the competences for which industry demand will become stronger and stronger. The degree programme is taught in English and aligned with the requirements of today's chemicals industry. Students will develop broad-based professional and theoretical expertise as well as strong practical skills. Graduates have excellent job opportunities abroad and in Austria. 

What to expect from the degree programme

In semesters 1–4 you do courses covering the basic subjects of chemistry and related disciplines such as mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, and chemical process engineering. The theoretical knowledge you acquire is consolidated in the course of practical exercises, and you receive hands-on training in the chemistry lab.

You complete a 22-week internship in semester 5, giving you the opportunity to apply the theoretical knowledge you have acquired in your lectures. You can do your internship in Austria or abroad. Towards the end of your degree you will study familiar topics in more depth and opt for one of two electives: Instrumental Analysis and Chemometrics or Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

Why choose our Applied Chemistry programme

  • Excellent job prospects for graduates
  • Cutting-edge study content with inputs directly from industry
  • Comprehensive practical training in the lab

Learn more!

podcast episode with programme director Uwe Rinner as well as our students and graduates provide additional insights into the Applied Chemistry bachelor degree programme.

    Entry requirements

    Austrian school-leaving certificate or an equivalent qualification.


    Application mode:
    Online application

    Application time:

    Appointment for the admissions process:
    As of February 2024

    Admission procedure:
    Admission interview

    Start of studies:
    September 2024

    Study information days:

    Tuition fee:
    Students from EU/EEA countries: € 363.36 + € 21.20 ÖH contribution per semester. Non-EU nationals: € 200 registration fee (one-time) and € 9,500 EUR + € 21.20 ÖH contribution per semester

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