Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg


M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Biology, Chemistry
English & German
Winter semester:  01 Jun
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent). Applicants need to have a documented background in biochemistry and/or molecular biology. During their Bachelor studies they must have acquired the following number of credits either in area A or in area B:

  • Area A:
    1. ​​​​​​​35 ECTS: fundamental competences in bioanalytics, biochemistry, molecular biology & structural biology.
    2. 10 ECTS: documented knowledge of any combination of the following topics: cell biology, pathobiochemistry, toxicology, molecular tumor biology, virology, immunology, neurobiology, human genetics, microbiology, bioinformatics, biophysics.
    3. 55 ECTS: documented knowledge of inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry.
  • Area B:
    1. ​​​​​​​20 ECTS: fundamental competencies in biochemistry and molecular biology.
    2. 20 ECTS: documented knowledge of any combination of the following topics: animal physiology, anatomy or histology, toxicology, pathology.
    3. 25 ECTS: documented knowledge of any combination of the following topics: genetics, cell biology, developmental biology, microbiology.

Applicants who have not completed their BSc studies at the time of application can be provisionally admitted if, at the time of application, they have acquired the minimal number of credits listed above and they have acquired a total of 145 ECTS. Such candidates must hand in their BSc certificate (demonstrating a final grade of 2.5 or better) by February 5th in order to remain enrolled in this MSc program.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

A grade average of 2.5 or better according to the German system (non-German grades will be appropriately converted).

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CERF English
min B2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
No German proficiency required.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester: April 01 (German)April 01 (EU)April 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website