Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy


Pictured from left to right are Dr. Jonas Warneke, Sebastian Kawa, Jaime Tamayo and Kay Antonio Behrend in the lab.


Faces of Leipzig University: Jaime Tamayo

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Professor Jörg Matysik


Chemist Jörg Matysik co-authors review article on spin hyperpolarization

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Cover picture of Chemical Science. The glow of the glow-worm, which represents the class of phospholes, grows more intense as a result of modification. Drawing: Dr Christoph Selg.

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Researchers find access to new fluorescent materials

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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.

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

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Research at the Faculty

The faculty offers different opportunities for research.

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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.
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Contact & Approach

Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy

Hauptgebäude Chemie
Johannisallee 29
04103 Leipzig

Head: Prof. Dr. Christoph Schneider, Prof. Dr. Holger Kohlmann, Prof. Dr. Reinhard Denecke

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