Chemistry is about understanding the world around us, from the smallest elementary particles to the entire universe. Why do substances react the way they do? How can we design a material, atom by atom? We can use our knowledge to develop eco-friendly technologies, better medicines, and stronger materials.

Research subjects

Analytic and theoretical chemistry Electrochemistry Catalysis Organic chemistry Chemical engineering Inorganic chemistry

Departments and Centres

DTU Chemical Engineering

DTU Chemical Engineering’s main activities lie within the areas of product design, process design and production in the chemical, biotechnological, pharmaceutical, food technological and energy technological industries.

DTU Chemistry

DTU Chemistry is a dynamic Department with a wide array of opportunities. The research is divided into two research areas each with underlying research groups.

DTU Physics

Department of Physics prioritises research areas within modern physics which represents a significant basic scientific challenge and also has clear application perspectives. The department has a number of state-of-the-art research facilities, including a supercomputer. Furthermore, the Department...