Master of Science Molecular Life Sciences: Microbiology, Biotechnology and Biochemistry


The research oriented MSc/PhD program of the Faculty of Biology and Psychology and the Faculty for Chemisty offers project-based training in Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Plant Sciences. The curriculum comprises lectures with initial practical courses and subsequent individual research projects applying high-end technology. The program is taught completely in English.

Subjects: there is a special emphasis on

  • General and applied microbiology
  • Genetics and eukaryotic microbiology
  • Cell and molecular biology of plant-microbe-interactions
  • Structural Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry and Biophysics
  • Enzyme catalysis and biological chemistry


Application period for applicants
* from non EU-countries: 1. Jan - 15. Feb
* from EU-countries: 1.April - 15.May.

Applications are accepted exclusively via the electronic online portal.
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Admission Qualification


Detailed information on the admission to the program