Admission / Enrolment

international degree

In general every individual prospective student applying for the MSc programme in Chemical Engineering is assessed based on the following requirements.

Eligibility check

Our eligibility check is designed to assist you as a student holding a non-Dutch diploma. It gives you an indication of your eligibility, i.e. your chances of being admitted to the master's programme Chemical Engineering. The e-check takes about five minutes to complete. The outcome of the eligibility check is a personal advice to you.

Students taking part in a double degree programme with Institute Teknologi Bandung or Universitas Diponegoro, or in a multiple degree programma in Membrane Engineering should proceed with their application, regardless of the outcome of the eligibility check.

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Please follow the application instructions.

Admission Requirements

Required knowledge

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
  • Knowledge of the following topics: calculus and analysis, linear algebra, integration and differential equations

» Required information to prove the fulfilment of the requirement:

  • Copy of diploma
  • Transcript of records and CGPA of at least 75% of the maximum score, or your country's equivalent    
  • Course descriptions
  • English summary of thesis (BSc or MSc) 

language skills

  • Sufficient mastery of the English language.

» Required information to prove the fulfilment of the requirement:

  • Academic IELTS, overall band score of at least 6.5, or TOEFL, internet based (TOEFL-iBT) of at least 90, or Cambridge CAE-C (CPE)
  •  In addition, Chinese nationals need a Nuffic certificate


  • Clear motivation of goals

» Required information to prove the fulfilment of the requirement:

  • Motivation letter (max 1000 words)

Other requirements

  • Professional experience may shorten the individual programme

» Required information to prove the fulfilment of the requirement:

  • Resume (Europass)
  • Names and adresses of referees (2)

knowledge for specific specializations

These specializations require additional knowledge:

Molecules and Materials Engineering

  • Calculus  
  • Inorganics  
  • Organics   
  • Materials Science

Examples of literature on these topics

  • Organic Chemistry - Bruice, p.
  • Physical Chemistry – Atkins, P & Paula J, de

 Chemical and Process Engineering 

  • Differential geometry and equations
  • Transport phenomena and fluid
  • Chemical & Process Engineering    

Example of literature on these topics

  • Transport Phenomena – Bird, RB & Stewart, W
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