Chemistry student

This page is intended for those who are already enrolled in a course or a program held at a the section of chemistry. If you are not already a student you will find information about programs, courses and how to apply at our education page.

Support and services for you as a chemistry student

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All the things you need to know concerning the practical issues connected with your chemistry studies at Uppsala University you will find on the student pages on the Faculty of Science and Technology (TekNat) website. For example, there you can find information regarding application for courses, transferring of course credits, term periods, schedule, absence, study breaks, examinations, degree and degree projects.

Some general "good to know" information can also be found on the student pages on Uppsala University's central website

Discrimination and harassment

Uppsala University's study and work environment must be characterised by openness and respect with zero tolerance for victimisation, harassment, and sexual harassment.

No one should suffer discrimination on the basis of sex, transgender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion or other belief, disability, sexual orientation or age. This is regulated in the Discrimination Act. You can read more about the grounds of discrimination on the Equality Ombudsman (DO)'s website.

Have you been subjected to harassment or victimisation?

If you feel that you have been the victim of harassment or victimisation, the University is obliged to investigate and take measures to end the harassment or victimisation. It is you who decide whether behaviour or an action is offensive.

Who can I turn to?

  • The Head of Department: The Head of Department is responsible for investigating harassment or other victimisation at the department. The head of department is responsible for ending the harassment or victimisation. You can find the contact details for the Head of Departments within the Section of Chemistry on the respective contact pages: Chemistry - Ångström and Chemistry - BMC.
  • The Study counsellor: The Study counsellor is bound to professional secrecy. If you want to make a report, the Study counsellor can provide support in this. The best way to contact the study guide is via email to
  • You can also talk to someone else on the University's staff who you trust, for example, a teacher or Director of studies.

The Discrimination Act contains a prohibition of reprisals that protects those who have reported or complained about harassment or discrimination from being punished.

If you need support in contact with the University

If you need to talk to someone about how you feel

More information

More information is available on Uppsala University's website about how the University works to promote a study environment free from discrimination, harassment, and victimisation.

Last modified: 2022-11-21