Minimim Admission Requirements The Master's degree is designed to provide additional education or training in the student's specialized branch of knowledge. The minimum requirements for admission to the Masters are:
1) Strong Academic Background in appropriate disciplines
A "strong academic background" in appropriate disciplines means candidates must hold a high education diploma issued by a competent High Education authority attesting the completion of a degree equivalent to a 1st cycle (180 ECTS), in a field where Chemistry plays an important role. This may be a degree in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biochemistry, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Food Engineering, Clinical Analysis, Medicine, etc.
2) Demonstrated command of the English language
A "demonstrated command of English" means the candidate must prove he/she can understand, speak and write English proficiently enough to take the majority of modules, which are taught in English.
Possible examples include:
Test of English as a Foreign Language, TOEFL scores paper 575 / computer 232 Internet based TOEFL (TOEFL iBT™ ) total score 94 International English Language Testing System, IELTS scores 6.5 General Certificate of Education, GCSE, AS Level, A Level Cambridge Proficiency Certificate, CPE, Level 4-5 Oxford Higher Certificate, International Certificate Conference (ICC Stage 3 Technical) In case the candidate cannot present an official test of English language in time for the deadline for applications, he/she may take the self-test included in the online application. A minimum classification of B2 is required in all fields.
In case of selection, candidates who only took the self-test will be interviewed. The interview will have the objective of confirming the self-test of English proficiency presented in the application. In case the interview shows the proficiency is below what was stated in the application, the application will be cancelled.
3) Adequate financial resources
You should be fully aware of the financial costs of the programme. The include the tuition fees and the costs of living and studying in the city of the Host University, i.e. accommodation, transportation and food. If you are applying from outside the European Union you must take into account the costs of traveling to Europe and back home. Depending on your nationality, you may need to obtain a passport student visa, with costs depending on the country you are applying from.
If your application is accepted, you will be required to provide a Guarantee of full financial support for the duration of the studies. The University needs to know that you have sufficient funds to cover the entire period of study. This document must be signed by whomever is meeting your university expenses. It may also have to be certified by a bank or lawyer. Keep a copy of this form since you may also need it to apply for your student visa. Please note that the university will issue the relevant certificate of eligibility for a passport student visa only if you are able to document fully your source(s) of income.