• mob: 6987400471


universitiesofappliedsciences-hz zeeland-vlissingen-holland


Chemistry is everywhere, always, it is all about experimenting, researching and analyzing. You will be researching the composition of substances and products and will be able to analyze these down to the very last molecule. From waste water, to medicine, to plastics. In addition to a researching attitude, you will be eager to learn and enjoy inventing, or creating new things.

Would you like to be employed as a chemical engineer at a local, or multinational company, or a non-profit organization? The Chemistry course at Zeeland University of Applied Sciences will train you to become an analytical and accurate researcher, with excellent prospects for an international career.


Starting date: September 2018

You can apply until: August 15, 2018

Degree title: Bachelor of Science

Programme intensity: Full-time

Program duration: 4 years

Fast track: 3 years

Language: English

Program location: Vlissingen

Tuition fee per year: € 2.060

In the first two years, you acquire a broad general knowledge of Chemistry and Biochemistry. You learn about the different aspects of the profession of a researcher in a laboratory. You learn to do laboratory experiments, to interpret the outcome, to plan further experiments to achieve the goal in mind and, finally, to communicate your results.

In the third and fourth year, you specialize in either Applied Chemistry, or Life Sciences. You choose a minor. This can be a research minor at HZ, a research project at, for example, our Centre of Expertise Biobased Economy, a project for a company, or a semester studying at one of our partner universities in the Netherlands or abroad.

You spend your entire 4th year of the program at a leading chemistry company in the Netherlands, or abroad, where you gain invaluable experience working on challenging projects 

Three-year track

This study programme offers a three-year fast track for excellent students. Apart from the English language requirements, you need a Greek high school diploma (Apolytirio Genikou Lykeio), with a general grade of at least 10 and a grade of at least 18 for the subjects chemistry and/or biology.

The study coordinator will decide on your admission in this 3-year track after having reviewing your records.

All courses and examinations will be in English, so you need a good command of spoken and written English.

The level required for admission should be an equivalent of the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of 6.0, such as:

Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)

Cambridge Advanced (CAE) Grade C (180 - 184)

Cambridge Lower (FCE) Grade B (173-175)

Cambridge Lower (FCE) Grade C (169-172)

Greek high school diploma (Apolytirio Genikou Lykeio), with a general grade of at least 10 and a grade of at least 16 for the subjects Chemistry and/or Biology.

Applying for the academic year of 2018-2019 will be possible from 1 October 2017 until the application deadline of 1 May 2018.

In case you have not obtained your secondary school diploma yet, you can already apply by submitting your current grade list.

Ultimate closing date for applications: August 15, 2018

We advise you to apply before May 1. Zeeland University of Applied Sciences has the right to refuse applications by students which meet the admission requirements, but which are sent after May 1.  


Zeeland University of Applied Sciences has partnered with housing cooperation APV to make it easier for students to find a place to live.

Once you have registered at Zeeland University of Applied Sciences, you can start booking a room with APV, which offers student accommodations in Vlissingen and Middelburg. Prices start from €250,- per month all in and increase depending on the size of the room and required comfort. Most student houses are near the city centre and within cycling distance of Zeeland University of Applied Sciences.

Make sure you book a room in time (preferably in the early spring), so you have the best chances to book the room that suits your wishes. You have several options regarding to renting a room. Accommodation varies from single units, to three to nine-bedroom apartments with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. 

As a chemical Engineer, employers will be lining up to recruit you and your starting salary will be well above average. You can work as a researcher, product development analyst, commercial assistant, or quality controller in national and multinational companies, medical, or biomedical laboratories, food inspection departments, government institutes, research institutes, or universities.

With a Bachelors diploma from Zeeland University of Applied Sciences, you can continue doing a Master’s programme. If you want to do this abroad, you can usually start straightaway. If you have done your minor at a research university in the Netherlands during the third year of your studies at the Zeeland University of Applied Sciences, you can get direct access to a Master’s programme at a research university in the Netherlands as well.