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RWTH Aachen University

Laboratory Animal Science

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Biology
English only
Not specified
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
The fee is 5,250 EUR for employees in the public sector. If you apply before April 30th, the fee per semester is 5,000 EUR (4,750 EUR for employees in the public sector).


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in biology.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

For degree holders who have less than 210 ECTS (7 semesters), proof of 3 years of relevant work experience is required prior to starting the master thesis.

Work Experience

Sufficient relevant work experience.

Language Requirements

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

min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min 5.5
min 90
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: With at least grade B.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by the placement-Test of RWTH Aachen University's language center (B2). Exemptions for the language requirements are only applicable for nationals or first-degree holders from USA, UK, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

Please send your documents in pdf-format by e-mail to the following address: mlas@academy.rwth-aachen.de

  1. Curriculum vitae and motivation letter.
  2. University degree certificate and transcript of records.
  3. Proof of working experience in laboratory animal sciences.
  4. Proof of English language qualification (see language requirements).
  5. Proof of health insurance.

For international students below the age of 30: the health insurance proof must include the level of cover and confirm that the applicant is insured for the full course of study.

All documents should be translated into English or German.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website