• The program allows students to learn about the interdisciplinary nature of chemistry and acquire the concepts of chemistry for understanding and interpreting experiments in multiple settings
  • Through the numerous laboratory activities, students learn how to conduct chemical experiments
  • Agreements with numerous companies and institutions for internships
  • Thanks to the skills acquired, graduates can access the employment market or continue their studies in Master’s degree courses.


Topics and focus:

  • Theoretical and practical aspects of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry

Teaching approaches:

  • Theoretical lectures supported by exercises and laboratories activities
  • Development of individual and group projects oriented to problem solving
  • Constant contact with teachers and tutors


Students participate in a call for admission. Admission requirements are listed in the announcements:

  • early (deadline May 30th): recommended to secure a place; high school seniors may also participate, students are admitted through a selective test TOLC
  • standard (July/August)
  • postponed (September/October), if there are still places available

Only those admitted can enroll. Non-EU students can participate in a specific call (March / April), pre-registration on is required

Degree program class
L27 Chemical Science and Technology
70 Slots available
Language Italian
Duration 3 years

Course description

The degree program in Chemistry allows graduates to gain sound theoretical-experimental background that paves the way to a large number of opportunities in science and technology. The acquired skills enable graduates to continue their studies in the Master’s degree courses and to enter the world of work, also interacting with other professionals from similar fields.


Students with a secondary school diploma (5-year course) and students with any other qualification obtained abroad and recognized as suitable. The program requires candidates to have knowledge of scientific subjects and logical-deductive capacity


Training professionals with a solid knowledge of theoretical concepts and the necessary lab skills to perform and interpret chemical experiments; experts oriented to problem-solving of a wide variety of chemical issues and able to understand and interpret the results of both experiments and chemical analysis.


The program allows students to apply the skills acquired in research institutes, laboratories of analysis, control and quality certification, public and / or private organizations and companies, industries in the fields of basic chemistry, fine chemistry and industrial production, and in the production of detergents, cosmetics, drugs, materials, and food.


Fees, contributions and exemptions

Costs calculated based on family income (ISEE-University) and including:

  • fee for the equal access to university studies (from 130€ to 160€);
  • annual amount (from 0 (if ISEE-University <= € 22,000) to € 2,000);

Flat tax = €1,000 for international students (UE and non UE)

With a family income (ISEE-University < € 24,000) students are entitled to receive:

  • Scholarship consisting of total exemption from taxes, cash share, canteen and accommodation service (for off-site students)
  • Grants for international mobility
  • Reduced rates for the use of sports facilities and cultural services
  • Benefits for students completing their degrees within regulation time

Exclusively on grounds of merit, students can obtain:

  • International mobility grants (Erasmus)
  • Free accommodation and canteen services published in the call DUnicAL career program for student-athletes. Facilitated access to STEM programs
  • prizes for excellent students
  • higher scholarships for female students

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Life on Campus

In the largest and best equipped campus in Italy students will experience the sense of a unique university community, sharing educational, recreational, sporting and cultural events with fellow colleagues and professors. The Campus is equipped with lecture rooms, a sports center, theaters, amphitheaters, cinemas, cafes, refreshment areas and other places for socialization, thus offering an extraordinary human and educational experience.

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Services to Students

Unical is organized as an independent town that provides the best possible solutions of accommodation for students and staff living on campus, because it offers multiple services for study activities and for individual and collective well-being: libraries, the Language Learning Center, counselling and inclusion services. The Campus also includes a health center, a post office, a bank counter and a mindfulness dedicated area.

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Residential Center

It complements and completes the services provided by the University of Calabria and has put into shape the idea of a British-American campus-style University. It encompasses 10 districts hosting the university residences, consisting of apartments with double and single rooms, living room, kitchen and toilets. In these districts there are common areas for study and recreational activities and sports, there are TV rooms, game rooms and gyms; launderettes and bike rental services are also available.

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