Nanosciences form one of the largest research foci at the University of Hamburg and are also among the most important research centers in an international comparison. Nanosciences deal with the production, investigation and application of functional structures and dimensions below about 100 nanometers (one nanometer corresponds to one millionth of a millimeter). In this size range, the properties of nanomaterials lead to innovative applications, e.g. in the fields of health, mobility and energy. The interdisciplinary bachelor's program is jointly organized by the departments of chemistry, computer science and physics.