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Ulm University

Molecular and Translational Neuroscienсе

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Biology, Neurosciences, Molecular Biology, Translational Medicine
English only
Winter semester: 15 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Free / € 1500
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
no admission restriction, but ability assessment  (interview)
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in biology, biochemistry, molecular medicine, physiological chemistry, neurobiology, biopsychology, human biology, molecular life science, or any other program with essentially the same content.

Minimum number of semesters: 3 yеars.

GPA (German System) 2.70
GPA Comment

A bachelor's degree with an overall grade of 2.7 or better, or if the programme has not yet been completed, all examination results achieved by the date of application showing an average grade of 2.7 or better. The examination results must be documented in a current transcript of recοrds.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min C1
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min 7
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
min 95
min Listening: 490; Reading: 455; Speaking: 180; Writing: 180
min III
min IV
PTE Academic
min 76
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no

Additional information:
A higher education degree in a study program with English as the sole language of instruction, or CEFR C 1 level or higher shown on the higher education entrance qualification also serves as proof of English language proficiency. A level of language proficiency that is partly at CEFR C 1 or lower is not recognized.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
no admission restriction, but ability assessment  (interview)
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:


Application Documents

Upon completion of your online application and within the application period, you must upload the following documents using your personal upload assistant (you will receive the link to your upload assistant once you have completed your online application):

  1. Data view (protocol of the online application).
  2. Form requesting subject-specific additional information (pdf), inclusively the required proofs.
  3. Bachelor's degree diploma (certificate) with the final grade as well as an overview of subjects and grades/transcript of records with credit points/Diploma Supplement (if available).
  4. If the bachelor's degree has not yet been granted: the record of all program achievements and examination results obtained in the program of studies with the average grade and the received workload up to the end of the application period.
  5. For applicants with a degree from abroad: grading system of the study abroad indicating the minimum grade required for passing the bachelor's degree as well as the highest grade possible. If this information is not given in the degree certificate/transcript, it must be provided separately on an official document or letter.
  6. Proof of adequate English language competence (see language requirements).
  7. For applicants with a degree from China, Vietnam, or India: APS certificate or APS confirmation.
  8. Presentation of the career to date (curriculum vitae).
  9. Letter of motivation: A written report in which the personal and subject-related reasons for applying for the chosen study program are stated and in which the choice of program is explained.
  10. One or two letters of reference.
  11. If proofs and documents to be submitted are not written in German or English, additionally, an official translation into German or English is required.

Please note:

  • It is not necessary to certify the supporting documents.
  • Applications with missing details or documents will be rejected.
  • Application documents in paper form, as a fax, or by e-mail will not be accepted.
  • A document issued in another name must be supplemented by documentary evidence of the change of name.
  • Candidates who reapply must resubmit the complete documentation; it is not possible to refer to documents on file at Ulm University.
  • If you are unable to apply to Ulm University and carry out the application procedure yourself, it is possible to give someone the power of attorney to apply and provide information. Valid forms of authorization:
    • notarized letter of authority,
    • power of attorney,
    • letter of authority (pdf) - download the template in РDF fοrmat.


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