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Job opportunities

A Master of Chemistry at UAntwerp provides you with great opportunities of finding an interesting job that suits your expectations. Belgium is an important worldwide hub of chemical industry. More specifically, Antwerp hosts the second largest (petro-)chemical cluster in the world, next to Houston (USA)! Both large multinationals and small and medium-sized enterprises hire many chemists. By 2020 these companies need 16000 new talents to keep their businesses running. A Master of Chemistry is a much sought-after asset and most graduates quickly find an interesting job in this sector.

Besides working in chemical industry, you have many other options. The university may be the ideal location to start your career with a PhD in one of our research groups. In addition, governmental bodies are always looking for well-educated chemists to maintain food or water control processes and to set out guidelines for environmental protection or air quality monitoring.