Master of Science in Chemistry atVrije Universiteit Brussel , BrusselsFaculty of Science and Bio-engineering Sciences


24 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • This MSc program combines the expertise in the different research domains of two excellent Belgian universities, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Ghent University (UGent)
  • This master offers a high-level scientific education that combines a solid theoretical background with real hands-on experimental skills and critical thinking
  • It is a multidisciplinary program, where you can complement your chosen cluster with electives selected from the profiles research and industry
  • Students can choose between different clusters -
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Analysis and Characterisation
  • Environmental Chemistry


  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #221

      - QS 2022

    • #251-300

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 2,71,286
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 3,18,890
InsuranceINR 45,020
TransportationINR 40,018
MiscellaneousINR 3,80,167
Educational materialINR 1,50,066
TotalINR 9,34,161

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Euro = INR 83.37


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • To be accepted applicants should have the equivalent of at least an upper second class honors degree (overall mark of more than 70%) and have written a Bachelor’s dissertation (with at least 6% weight of the bachelor credits).
  • Applicants with a bachelor in science applied science, and life sciences, admission will be evaluated based on academic records and skills.
  • Requirements for specializations:
    • Chemical Theory, (Bio-)Molecular Design and Synthesis: applicants are required to have a solid background in organic and quantum chemistry.
    • Analytical and Environmental Chemistry: a solid background in analytical/inorganic and organic chemistry is required. Applicants who have a background in environmental chemistry, geochemistry, environmental science, and technology are also encouraged to apply.


Marks - 79/120


Marks - 6.5/9

Other eligibility criteria
Applicants having a diploma of secondary or higher education where English was the language of instruction can qualify for English language requirement Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the university is also accepting the TOEFL IBT Special Home Edition and the IELTS Indicator. These are variants of the classic TOEFL and IELTS tests that one may take at home
Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • 2 Reference letters
    • Not required for Master of management and communication studies
    • To apply for a science program (Biology, Geography, etc) this must be written by an academic

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Belgium.

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