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Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in biology (or equivalent) study degree that fulfills the following criteria:
- 30 ECTS required skills in basic biology in the fields of botany, zoology, and microbiology, which may have been achieved in the areas of cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, systematics, physiology, ecology, neurobiology, behavioral biology.
- 45 ECTS required skills in advanced biology achieved in any of the following areas: cell biology, developmental biology, behavioral biology, virology, immunology, neurobiology, human genetics, microbiology, biotechnology, ecology, pharmaceutical biology, bioinformatics, biophysics, biochemistry.
Note: A differentiation between skills in basic and advanced biology is not necessary, as long as you prove at least a sum of 75 ECTS in biology.
- 15 ECTS required skills in chemistry: inorganic, organic, physical.
- 15 ECTS required skills in physics, mathematics, biostatistics.
- At least 10 ECTS proof of experimental laboratory experience preferentially by an experimental thesis comprising.
Required ECTS credits: 180.
Please note that you may apply with a minimum of only 150 ECTS.
The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.
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Application Procedure & Selection
- Certificates of a degree in a bachelor's study program (acquisition of 180 ECTS points) at the University of Würzburg or another national or international institution or a comparable national or international degree (for example State examination). The documents should be translated into German or English.
- Proof of a university or equivalent degree attesting the achieved overall grading.
- Proof of previously achieved study and examination performances (transcript of records), which documents the basic and advanced skills in biology and all required skills in chemistry, physics, mathematics, and biostatistics (documents translated into German or English).
- Proof of experimental laboratory experience preferentially by an experimental thesis comprising a minimum of 10 ECTS.
- Proof of English proficiency (see language requirements).
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