Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy

News

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News

Biosynthesis of cyanobacterin opens up new class of natural compounds

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Dr Christian Sonnendecker and his team discovered an enzyme that breaks down PET plastic at record speed.

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Newly discovered enzyme breaks down PET plastic in record time

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Chemist Dr. Jonas Warneke receives Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize

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Faculty

Our faculty looks back on more than 300 years at Leipzig University, which was founded in 1409. Its great achievements are associated with illustrious names such as Herrmann Kolbe, Johannes Wislicenius, Wilhelm Ostwald and Arthur Hantzsch.

Außenansicht des Technikum Analytikum.

Institutes

Here you can learn more about the eight institutes of the faculty.

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Piktogramm Ordner
Piktogramm mit PC
Piktogramm, Personen in Interaktion

Research

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Research at the Faculty

The faculty offers different opportunities for research.

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Piktogramm mit Molekülstruktur und Reagenzglas
Piktogramm zum Thema Chemie

Studying

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Studying at the faculty

The faculty offers various study programs in German and English. You will find orientation guidance before your studies, interesting facts about the courses of studies and offers of the faculty and the university for alumni and graduates.

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Studenten in einer Vorlesung der Fakultät für Chemie und Mineralogie.
3 Alumni mit Absolventenhüten

Training and transfer

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Training and transfer

The faculty is very committed to transfer and continuing education.

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Illustration eines Reagenzglas-Männchens als Wissenschaftler im Labor.
Diskussion von Versuchsergebnissen in einer Gruppenbesprechung

Contact & Approach

Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy

Hauptgebäude Chemie
Johannisallee 29
04103 Leipzig

Head: Prof. Dr. Roger Gläser, Prof. Dr. Harald Krautscheid, Prof. Dr. Knut R. Asmis

Phone: +49 341 97-36000
Fax: +49 341 97-36094