Welcome to the Chemistry Teacher Education Unit – Finland’s largest and oldest chemistry teaching research and education unit.

We can study chemistry as a major or make it another subject. The Chemistry Teacher Education Unit also offers the opportunity to pursue postgraduate studies and obtain a doctorate in chemistry education.

The unit has been a pioneer and innovator in chemistry education and research for nearly 20 years. The Department of Chemistry Teacher Education was established on August 1, 2001 at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Helsinki. The unit is led by professor Maija Aksela.