The Department of Chemistry covers the whole range of chemistry, with a research focus in Catalysis, Colloids and Structural Biology. In Utrecht education and research form a cohesive whole. Researchers teach Chemistry graduates and undergraduates, including students in Molecular Life Sciences. Our employees conduct international leading research. Our students come here to learn and also contribute to our research.


H.R. Kruytgebouw, room Oost 102
+31 (0)30 253 1602


Albert Heck
3 July 2018
Albert Heck is to receive two international distinctions this summer for his work in biochemistry and mass spectrometry.
7 June 2018
Resistant cells of a certain type of cancer defend themselves against chemotherapy by changing the way they use their nutrients.
Pieter Bruijnincx
30 May 2018
Pieter Bruijnincx appointed Professor of Sustainable Chemistry and Catalysis