Fakultät für Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften



Sustainable Chemistry


Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)


Winter semester


6 Semesters


  • University entrance qualification/Abitur
  • English language proficiency at the level B2
  • No restriction on admission (no NC)


The Bachelor's program is led by professors and experienced researchers in chemistry, as well as industrial scientists and specialists in toxicology. We incorporate problem-based learning sessions to enhance your scientific skills.

Academic dates and deadlines

Application Deadlines  
  • applicants with a German university entrance qualification:
between May 15 and October15
  • applicants with a non-German university entrance qualification (uni-assist application):
between May 15 and July 15
Winter semester
Summer semester
01.10. – 31.03.
01.04. – 30.09.
Lecture period Overview
Academic calender Winter semester
Summer semester

Course structure and contents

  • The program is 180 ECTS.
  • The program consists of 22 mandatory courses (in total 158 ECTS) as well as an industrial intership (10 ECTS)  and the bachelor thesis (12 ECTS).
  • You can find the detailed curriculum here.

Admission and Application



Professional fields

The degree BSc in Sustainable Chemistry will allow you to pursue a career in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, consulting or in start-up companies that require a strong background in sustainable technologies and scientific analytical thinking. With the Bachelor of Science degree in Sustainable Chemistry, you will be able to continue a Master of Science program in Chemistry and/or Sustainable Chemistry.

Pursuing a teaching degree

Help on choosing a course

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  • Decision-making courses on study and career choice.
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  • Visit to the Central Student Advisory and Counselling Services (ZSB)
  • Programmes offering orientation for students

Partner universities

The University of Wuppertal has a wide international network. It fosters cooperations with about 220 partner universities.

  • International partner universities of the University of Wuppertal Continue
  • Study abroad with ERASMUS: programme countries, cooperation, application, and experience reports Continue
  • General information on going abroad Continue

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