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Chemistry, Department

Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Institut für Chemie
Brook-Taylor-Straße 2
D-12489 Berlin
Telephone: +49 30 2093-7280

HU Berlin
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Basic information

Total number of students at the department


Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

8/14 points

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Support in studies

Not specified
subject-specific skills

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methodological skills

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interdisciplinary skills

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Study organisation

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Laboratory internships

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Overall study situation

Not specified
Return rate of the questionnaires

less than 15 participants

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Research-oriented degree course: Questions from the fields of materials, medicine and energy; consequences of the central idea of Humboldt's educational ideal of the unity of research and teaching; analytical chemistry as an independent subject in the curriculum as a unique selling point; diverse elective modules; offer of a preliminary math course; teaching of practical/craft skills in intensively supervised internships; close contact with professors and lecturers; well-organized course of studies, no overlapping of schedules.

Special features regarding the international orientation

ERASMUS contracts for stays abroad with universities in Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, UK; internationally staffed professorships; cooperation of the SALSA graduate school with ETH Zurich.

Special features regarding the equipment

Moodle learning platform to support teaching and communication; CMS: Public computer workstations, training rooms with IT equipment; wide range of e-books provided by the university library; provision of the most important databases in chemistry (Römpp Online, SciFinder, Reaxys).

Support for founders

HU Gründerhaus and Gründerservice; support for spin-offs through opportunities to share analytical services at the Institute of Chemistry.

Other special features

Information day for pupils: Experience Chemistry @HU (lectures & practicals on current research topics); regular participation in the "Long Night of the Sciences" (experimental lectures, hands-on experiments...).); 1/3 of the professors are members of IRIS (Integrative Research Institute for the Sciences) in Adlershof (interdisciplinary research of novel hybrid materials & functional systems with previously inaccessible optical, electronic, mechanical & chemical properties); close connection to graduate school SALSA (Graduate School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof).




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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements


Value in percent

Value in points


Thousand Euro

Last Update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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