Department of Chemistry


The department enjoys an outstanding environment, occupying modern buildings on the shore of Lake Jyväsjärvi.

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry

The main areas of research and teaching are structural chemistry, renewable natural resources and chemistry of living environment, computational chemistry and spectroscopy, and supramolecular chemistry. Furthermore attention is paid on development of high quality education in chemistry, especially education of chemistry teachers.

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Jyväskylä, located in Central Finland, is a world class research institution training chemists for diverse jobs in industry, education, and academic research.

The department has well-equipped laboratories including joint facilities with material science, physics, biology, and nanoscience in the interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center in the Ylistönrinne campus.

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