General information

You can order books via De Chemische Binding if you are a member of De Chemische Binding. You can order your books by clicking here. If you're not a member yet, you can become one by clicking here
You can select your books by selecting your year and the required books. Make sure you order the correct books. For more information about your required books, you can look at Ocasys. This is the official source provided by the university on which books are needed.
The books are home delivered and you will receive a track & trace code to follow your parcel. Make sure you order the books on time to get the books before the course starts. The web shop is open at the following dates:

Semester Ia: Webshop open from 4 August till 15 September

Semester Ib: Webshop open from 7 October till 24 November

Semester IIa: Webshop open from 7 January till 18 February

Semester IIb: Webshop open from 23 March till 27 April

To order books at our web shop you will need a account. This account however is different from your general De Chemische Binding account, so if it’s your first visit to our web shop you need to create a new account. With this account you cannot log onto the website and webmail for example.

If you have any questions about ordering books or the web shop, try the contact section of the web shop. If that doesn’t work, you can e-mail to

Frequently Asked Questions

Could it be that I have not yet received a confirmation of my order by email?
You will always receive a confirmation of your order by email within 24 hours. When after 24 hours you still did not receive a conformation of your order, please log on to your account to view your order.

How do I order books?
You can order books here. After selecting the correct period and year you can order your books. Make sure to order the right books. You need a special account to order books via the web shop. This is a different account from your general De Chemische Binding account. Furthermore you have to select whether you are a member of De Chemische Binding or want to become a member. If you are not a member yet you can indicate this on the form and you will receive the discount immediately. However to be a member you still need to sign up at our website via this link.

What is my username?
A special account is needed for ordering books. This account differs from the general De Chemische Binding account. You have to register just once during your checkout. When ordering books the next time the same account can be used.

I’m not a member of De Chemische Binding, can I still order books from De Chemische Binding web shop?
No, it’s required to be a member of De Chemische Binding to get the discount. You can sign up via this link.

I can’t find my books on the list, what should I do?
You can look up any book we have in stock at the right side of the web shop. If you still can’t find your book, please mail us at and tell us which book you need and for which course.

I have ordered my books, when can I expect them?
Books won’t be delivered until the last week before the new period begins. If you order in the week before the new period starts or when the period has already started, the deliver time varies. Most of the times it takes about five business days.