Food Chemistry (Bachelor)

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Key data

Degree Bachelor of Science
Standard duration of study 6 semesters
Language of instruction German
Start of programme winter and summer semester
Admission restricted admission

Chemistry to ensure and improve our quality of life

With food chemistry you choose an application-oriented subject. Food chemists analyse and evaluate food and its raw materials, cosmetics, everyday consumer goods such as toys and textiles, and animal feed. They make sure that our food and animal feed is safe and of high quality and develop innovative, resource-saving products for consumers.



What is special about TU Braunschweig?

Training in all areas of food chemistry

The Bachelor’s programme in Food Chemistry at TU Braunschweig offers training in all basic areas of chemistry as well as in important aspects of food chemistry and analytics so that students can acquire a comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge.

Research-oriented degree programme

At TU Braunschweig you will study in an excellently equipped Chemistry Centre and a modern Institute of Food Chemistry. A diverse and internationally recognised research programme awaits you, ranging from research into naturally occurring substances and drugs to modern food analysis, food microbiology and technology. The training focuses on developing analytical methods for the assessment of foodstuffs, consumer goods and feedstuffs. The region is also home to a large number of internationally renowned research institutions with which the University cooperates closely, such as the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), the Julius Kühn Institute (JKI) and other research facilities.

Information on the study programme

Admission requirements and application

You will need a formal university entrance qualification to apply for the programme. If you do not have the German Abitur, you can check our summary [in German only] to find out which degree programmes are available to you depending on your educational background.

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