Through its research groups, the Department of Chemistry participates in three research institutes within the university.

1. Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Research

This Institute is a collaboration between the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Physics.

Groups from the Department of Chemistry: 

 2. Bijvoet Centre for Biomolecular Research

3. Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences

The department of Chemistry is closely associated with the Chemistry education group of the Freudenthal Institute.