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Chemical Science & Engineering


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The chemical industry finds itself at a turning point. Society demands a more sustainable economy, including the circular use of raw materials. Moreover, advances in materials are rapidly unfolding, paving the way for promising breakthroughs in many fields, from medicine, energy, food to transportation. The Master’s in Chemical Science & Engineering at the University of Twente (UT) will prepare you for the advancing role that chemical scientists and engineers have in today’s society.

In this two-year, English-taught Master’s, you will engage in pioneering research to develop, improve and implement (novel) chemical processes, products and materials, from reusing CO2 to detecting diseases and from improving batteries to purifying water.

You will build your expertise within one of the three specialisations: Chemical & Process Engineering, Molecular & Materials Engineering or Materials Science & Engineering.

Graduates of this Master’s are in high demand in the job market, as innovations in processes and materials will be needed in many different sectors. You could start a career as, for example, a researcher, process engineer, R&D scientist, or consultant, or you could pursue a PhD first!




Master of Science


2 years

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 2,314

€ 16,750

€ 16,750


Application requirements

BSc or BE first class in chemical engineering/chemical technology.

CGPA of at least 70% of the maximum score

Clear motivation of goals

Professional experience may shorten the individual programme.

Language requirements

IELTS overall band
TOEFL internet based
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,314
€ 16,750
€ 16,750
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '23 1 Jul '23 1 May '23
1 Sep '24 1 Jul '24 1 May '24
1 Sep '25 1 Jul '25 1 May '25


You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.


John Monash Scholarships

Professor De Winter Scholarship

UAF: Foundation for Refugee Students

University of Twente Scholarship (UTS)

Holland Scholarship

The Holland Scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands.

StuNed - Master

StuNed Scholarships for master studies, short courses and customised training programmes are available for Indonesian professionals with at least 2 years' work experience in a development-related organisation.

GI Bill Scholarship (U.S. Veteran Affairs)

Liberation Scholarship Programme

Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (U.S.A. Veteran Affairs)

DUO Tuition and Course Grant

Erasmus+ Master Loan Scheme

Erasmus+ Exchange (Australia)

CONACyT Scholarship

Kipaji Scholarship

Fondo para el Desarrollo de Recursos Humanos (FIDERH)

New Holland Scholarship Australia

Mahmoud S. Rabbani Scholarship

K.C. Mahindra Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies Abroad

The Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Foundation

The National Postgraduate Scholarship Programme - Oman

IsDB Scholarship Programme

Colfuturo Loan Programme powered by University of Twente


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Main address
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede

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