Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Biosciences

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Biology
M.Sc.
Degree
120
ECTS
English
English & German
Language
Winter semester: 15 Jul
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Duration
Free
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Starting
Both semesters
Application:
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor of science in biology or in a study program that fulfills the criteria of the Subject Specific Criteria in Biology, in particular:

  1. Required basic skills in botanics and zoology and microbiology in the areas of cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, systematics, physiology, ecology, neurobiology, behavioral biology: 30 ECTS.
  2. Required advanced skills of choice in the following fields: cell biology, developmental biology, behavioral biology, virology, immunology, neurobiology, human genetics, microbiology, biotechnology, ecology, pharmaceutical biology, bioinformatics, biophysics, biochemistry: 45 ECTS.
  3. Required skills in chemistry: inorganic, organic, physical: 20 ECTS.
  4. Requried skills in physics, mathematics, biostatistics: 15 ECTS.

Please submit either your final degree or your transcript of records to prove a minimum of 150 ECTS. In the latter you have to submit your completed transcript of records no later than Sept. 15th or March 15th, respectively.

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
TOEFL pBT
min 570
TOEFL CBT
min 240
TOEFL iBT
min 90
IELTS
min 6.5
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
languageGerman
CERF German
min B1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven with a bachelor degree from an English Teaching University, or any certificate issued by the admission committee of the Faculty of Biology from the University of Würzburg after approving of English skills based on the assessment of a bachelor thesis written in English language, of a language course other than specified above or an interview held in English language.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 15 (German)May 15 (EU)May 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester:December 01 (German)December 01 (EU)December 01 (Non EU)
Spring semester:

Application Procedure & Selection


Admission Test/Interview:
None
Application:
directly at the University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


Prior to application deadlines (July 15th and January 15th, respectively) you need:

  1. Initial online application.
  2. Automatic reply including your application number.
  3. Proof of at least completed 150 ECTS in your study program (transcript of records) or submission of bachelor certificate and transcript of records.

Prior to verification deadlines (Sept 15th and March 15th, respectively):

  1. Submission of bachelor certificate and transcript of records (if not sent before).
  2. Optional proof of additional credits which are not within the regular study program to prove the required qualification criteria.

Further Information