It is a study programme organized in 5 areas (modules)
Programme lenght: 3 semesters (18 months)
All courses are taught in English
18 Research Groups at CiQUS working in 3 thematic areas: Biological & Medicinal Chemistry; Functional Materials and Synthetic Methodologies
The teaching staff includes up to 4 ERC grantees (6 ERC Projects) and other internationally renowned scientists
Hands-on training in state-of-the-art experimental techniques. Research projects mean 50% (45 ECTS) of the study plan
Opportunity to do an internship to conduct research in a different Partner institution or company
Academic and industrial supervisors for career advising and professional development
|1st Semester (1st year - 30 ECTS)||2st Semester (1st year - 30 ECTS)||3rd Semester (2nd year - 30 ECTS)|
STRUCTURAL CHARACTERISATION (12 ECTS)
BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY (9 ECTS)
FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS (12 ECTS)
REACTIVITY AND SYNTHESIS (12 ECTS)
RESEARCH (48 ECTS)
The Centro Singular de Investigación en Química Biolóxia e Materiais Moleculares (CiQUS) holds the accreditation as a Singular Research Centre of the Galician University System (ED431G/09; Xunta de Galicia and ERDF).
CiQUS has the vision of being a reference research center distinguished by the excellence and impact of its scientific work and its commitment to the demands of society. Our research activity focuses on the following three major areas:
The CiQUS building has 22 modern research labs, which have been designed under the criteria of flexibility, safety and sustainability, and are provided with first class laboratory furniture suited to fit the needs of the different research areas.
CiQUS core facilities are organized along 1,000 m2 of research support spaces, including a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) room, a radioactive, a culture cell and a high-pressure laboratories, dark room and cold rooms, four rooms for the chemical storage, a central purchasing centre and a computer cluster. In addition, there are some highly specialized labs: Advance Microscopy, AFM microscopy, lithography, electrophysiology, PLD, among others.
CiQUS researchers also have access to the general research support services of the USC, nearby, at the CACTUS building.
Take a virtual tour to one of the CiQUS Research Support Labs.
The studies of Chemistry at the University of Santiago de Compostela were officially launched in 1922. However, chemical studies exist in the USC since the mid-nineteenth century, being one of the Spanish universities with more tradition in this scientific field.
Nowadays, the Faculty of Chemistry is located at the Campus Vida and offers the following academic degrees: Bachelor of Chemistry, double bachelor degree in Chemistry and Biology, double bachelor degree in Physics and Chemistry, Master in Chemistry at the Interface with Biology and Materials Science, Master in Organic Chemistry (3rd ed), Master in Chemical Investigation Research and Industrial Chemistry and Master in Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling (3rd ed).
The University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) is a public university located in Galicia, in the north-west of Spain. With more than five centuries of tradition, the USC is a historical institution that projects itself to the future and beyond its frontiers. Currently, USC is ranked among the leading universities in Spain, being in the top-10 institutions in research and tech transfer.
The University is organised in two campuses, in the cities of Santiago de Compostela and Lugo, which together include 30 faculties, nearly 50 departments and more than 60 degrees, apart from numerous institutes, specific centres and research centres, halls of residence, sports and cultural facilities, and libraries. The CiQUS and the Faculty of Chemistry are located in Santiago de Compostela.
The USC has more than 2,000 teachers involved in study and research, more than 25,000 students (approximately 2,000 Master students and 2,700 PhD candidates), and more than 1,000 people working in administration and services.