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

Centre for Oil and Gas - DTU

The Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre at DTU performs research aimed at increasing the cost efficient oil and gas production and improving the environmental footprint of the production operations in the Danish North Sea.The centre is located at DTU and affiliated with research...

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.