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Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology), 180 ECTS
Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Esbjerg
Duration 3 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6745 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Would you like to find new materials for medical uses or manufacture cheaper solar cells for electricity production? And are you interested in developing catalysts to reduce air pollution or secure clean drinking water? Or maybe you are intrigued by the development of nanomaterials?

Chemical and biotechnological processes are significant factors in today's modern and technological society. You will study issues within analysis, production, and control regarding environment, energy, food safety, and development of new materials.

As a Chemical Engineer you will take part in the technological developments for the future. In this programme you will learn how to design, control and regulate chemical processes, and you will be able to use your knowledge to impact the world we live in.

Career Opportunities  

With a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology you can continue your studies on a Master’s programme in the fields of Chemical Engineering, Bioenngineering or Oil and Gas Technology. Your future work place may then be a consulting engineering company, a production company, a ministry or maybe you would like to become a Phd student at the university or at a research institution.

As a chemical engineer you can work with for instance
  • Development of new materials for medical equipment
  • Production of cheap solar cells for energy production
  • Production of enzymes
  • Teaching


To be admitted to this programme, you must possess comparables to Danish upper secondary school levels B in Physics and Chemistry and A in Mathematics. An upper secondary school level B in Biotechnology A are substitutional for Chemistry B. 

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aalborg University 
Apply through the national electronic admission system, with all relevant documentation.
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To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly. 

A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Autumn | Applicants requiring visa

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01



Aalborg University Esbjerg is a section of Aalborg University located in the city of Esbjerg, Denmark. Aalborg University Esbjerg is a research department with a range of research activities and study programmes.

With approximately 600 students and 110 employees, the campus is relatively small. This results in a relaxed atmosphere and an increased interaction between students as well as between researchers.

Graduates from Aalborg University are highly rated in industry as being the most skilled in project management and skilled in central competences.

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