Friedrich Schiller University Jena


M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biosciences, Biomaterials, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biophysics, Geochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Applied Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Physical Chemistry
English only
Winter semester: 31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction 
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus

Five Reasons to choose this Master's Program

From Lab to Leadership: Shape Your Future!
The M.Sc. Biochemistry program at FSU equips students with top-tier academic techniques, stellar communication skills, and international exposure. Whether pursuing a Ph.D., entering biotech industries, or administrative roles, graduates are primed for global success.
Tailor Your Learning & Engage in Hands-on Research!
With the freedom to choose three modules from Biological Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics and Theoretical Biology, Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology, students can customize their learning journey while emphasizing practical work and independent projects!
Legacy of Excellence & Collaborative Research
At the Faculty of Biological Sciences, students benefit from a rich legacy, with ties to luminaries like botanist Matthias Jacob Schleiden and zoologist Ernst Haeckel. Engage in interdisciplinary collaborations with other faculties, work with esteemed institutes such as the Max Planck Society and the Leibniz Association, or be part of the esteemed "Balance of the Microverse" research cluster!
Propel Your Career with Robust Support & Networking
Friedrich Schiller University's dedicated career services and a vast alumni network ensure students are well-prepared for the job market. From career counseling, workshops to networking events, students have ample opportunities to connect with industry professionals and esteemed alumni.
Immerse Yourself in Groundbreaking Research Projects!
The university collaborates with multiple research institutions like PolyTarget, JSMC, ChemBioSys, FungiNet, AquaDiva, iDiv, and Microverse Cluster. These collaborations offer students a plethora of research opportunities, from understanding microbial communities, biodiversity research to exploring the interactions of complex microbial communities. → More Info

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