Which documents should be submitted?

  • Application form (download pdf)
  • Diploma (certified copy), if the diploma is not yet on hand, the applicant should only provide an official transcript of records and an official statement of the average grade;
  • Transcript of records
  • Curriculum vitae (data sheet, in German or English) with a photograph (for »Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution« no photograph is required)
  • Proof of proficiency German, if native language is not German and the applicant can provide neither a German university entrance requirement nor a Bachelor degree of a German university.
  • Proof of proficiency English if the applicants native language is not English and he/she has no English degree
  • Official description of the modules (only for applicants who have not graduated at the University of Göttingen), can also be submitted as link to the electronic documents.
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Applicants from China additionally have to supply an APS of the German embassy
  • International applicants to MSc Molecular Life Sciences: Microbiology, Biotechnology and Biochemistry additionally need to submit a GRE result sheet.



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