University of Freiburg

Medical Sciences - Cardiovascular Research

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Medicine
No. of places
English only
Winter semester: 31 Mar
Application Deadlines
1 Year (starting: Winter semester)
Free / € 1500
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Start Dates
Winter Semester: September
Winter semester
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
Funding and financial support: The administration of the MSc Medical Sciences – Cardiovascular Research will cover the tuition fees for international students from outside the European Union as well as the fees for students studying a second degree. Thus the enrollment fee is the only fee that needs to be covered by the students themselves. The university will offer stipends for enrolled students of the MSc to support housing and living costs and allow students to fully focus on the program.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) or master's in life sciences, natural sciences, bio-/ engineering, mathematics, computer sciences, human/ veterinary medicine, medical sciences, or similar subject.

Minimum standard period of study: 4 years.
Required ECTS credits: 240.

Applications are welcome even if the required degree has not yet been awarded by the time of application, as long as it will be conferred before the course starts in early September.

GPA (German System) 2.00
GPA Comment

A grade point average of at least 2.0.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

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

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
No. of places available:
directly at the University
Application Fee:


Application Documents

  1. Your undergraduate and any postgraduate degree certificate(s) (if not in English or German - with certified translation into English).
  2. Transcript of records of your BSc/MSc, showing all courses taken and grades obtained (if not in English or German - with certified translation into English).
  3. Proof of English language proficiency (see language requirements).
  4. Curriculum vitae on the form provided (in English).
  5. Letter of motivation on no more than two pages explaining your wish to take the MSc in Medical Sciences - Cardiovascular Research program at the University of Freiburg (in English).
  6. Signed declaration, stating that the information provided is correct and complete, and declaring any help received in writing the letter of motivation (in English).
  7. Two written recommendations by university staff familiar with your academic performance (in English, using the template provided).

If you have not yet completed your B.Sc. (hons.)/M.Sc. degree by the time of application, you can still apply if you can reasonably expect to achieve the admission requirement by July 31st of the year. This requires a transcript of records from the university (including grades and information on ECTS credits acquired, if applicable; at least 200 ECTS credits is expected at the time of application), and a confirmation from the Dean of your faculty on the expected grade and the expected date of completion of your degree program. Any offers made to candidates who are not yet fulfilling entry requirements will be conditional.

Please note that all documents must be uploaded to the Application Portal by March 31st, 2023. Applications which arrive later, or are incomplete at the time of the deadline, cannot be considered. There will be no extension of this deadline.

Please note that for legal reasons only applications submitted via the ‘Application Portal’ can be accepted. Applications via email or mail cannot be considered.


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Further Information

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