Chemistry B.Sc. Media Library


Do more research - get a realistic impression - discover academic approaches - get additional information on your subject! Here are our recommendations in the Chemistry course of study:


Chemistry at RWTH Aachen

Visit a Lecture

You can experience RWTH lectures live, free of charge, and without registering: Attend lectures as a school student.


The publication series contains information about current research topics at the university. The following issue is particularly interesting for chemistry:


Interesting information for bookworms

RWTH Aachen University Library also offers books on loan to prospective students. The following books are recommended for prospective students of Chemistry.

  • Mortimer, Charles und Ulrich Müller: Chemie
  • Riedel, Erwin: Allgemeine und anorganische Chemie
  • Binnewies, Michael, Manfred Jäckel, Helge Willner, Geoff Rayner-Canham: Allgemeine und anorganische Chemie

What can I expect after finishing my degree?


Two brochures of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker Berufsbilder in der Chemie and Informationen zum Berufseinstieg (de) provide glances at very different careers that started with chemistry studies.

Experience Reports

Laboratory management, production development, management, consulting - these are fields of work, where chemists, typically with a doctorate, are highly sought. Experience reports in various fields of work are available in English on the website ChemistryView.


Other insights into Chemistry

Lectures online

Some universities have provided lectures online that give you a look at the complexity of the subject content. You can find a selection of chemistry lectures at

The Department of Chemistry at Ruhr-University of Bochum has its own YouTube channel, where you can watch a complete organic chemistry lecture. It helps you to to get to know the university level of learning.

Chemie studieren

The Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker has lots of information in its brochure Chemie studieren about training and studies.