Polymer Technology, 5 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 33%, Campus

    Start date: 31 October 2022

    End date: 15 January 2023

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-16517 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

    Registration: Please contact the department.

Entry requirements: 60 credits in materials science and/or materials chemistry, or 60 credits in mechanical engineering together with 10 credits in materials science and/or materials chemistry.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 10,833

Tuition fee, total: SEK 10,833

About the course

The course gives an introduction to polymers and polymeric materials, and focusses on general polymer chemistry, properties of polymers, common polymeric materials, and methods for polymerisation and analysis of polymeric materials. The connection between structure and properties, processing of polymer materials, degradation and stabilisation of polymers, and environmental aspects of polymer materials are also included.

More information


Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory

Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1 751 20 Uppsala

Box 523, 751 20 Uppsala

Telephone: 018-471 6842

Email: info-ang@kemi.uu.se

Chemistry education office

Email: kursexp@kemi.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 37 10, +46 18 471 37 11