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Technische Universität Dresden

Molecular Bioengineering

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Biology, Nanosciences
English only
Winter semester: 31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in the field of biology/life sciences, biotechnology, chemistry/biochemistry, computer science, materials science, medicine, physics, or nanotechnology. Proven basic knowledge in biochemistry, cell biology, materials science, physics, and mathematics.

Please note: from most Asian applicants (including India, China, etc) it is required a bachelor's degree with a minimum of four years of study or, alternatively, a three-year bachelor's degree plus one year of master's studies.

Proven basic knowledge in biochemistry, cell biology, materials science, physics, and mathematics.

Language Requirements

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

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Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:April 01 (German)April 01 (EU)April 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
Spring semester:
In 5 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
Application Fee:
75 ‚ā¨ for the first application, 30 ‚ā¨ for each additional

Application Documents

(Prospective) graduates from non-German institutions of higher education.

You need to complete three steps for your application:

  1. 1. You need to apply online through the online application database between 1 April and 31 May.
  2. In addition, you need to apply through uni-assist between April and 31 May. Uni-assist checks the completeness of your file and the validity of your certificates. Without it, applications cannot be considered.
    Payment of a fee to uni-assist is required. Please note that your application will only be processed after uni-assist has received your payment.
  3. You need to send to uni-assist the following documents by post:
    1. Certified copies of your university degree certificate(s) and certified English or German translations (if the documents have not been issued in one of these languages).
      If you have not received your degree certificate yet, please enclose a certified copy of your latest transcripts as well as a certificate from your university about the achievement of at least 80% of the credits necessary for graduation, the current overall average grade and your expected date of graduation).
    2. Latest transcripts of records.
    3. Certified copy of your higher education entrance qualification/school leaving certificate (Abitur, Baccalaureate, School-Leaving Certificate, O- and A-Levels, etc), including the list of grades and its certified English or German translation (if the documents are not in one of these languages).
    4. CV in English.
    5. Motivation letter in English.
    6. 2 letters of recommendation from professors of your college or university qualified to evaluate your academic achievements and your potential for graduate study.
    7. Proof of English proficiency (see language requirements).
    8. Applicants from China, Mongolia, and Vietnam must provide the APS certificate by the Akademische Pr√ľfstelle from the German Embassy in Beijing, Ulan Bator or Hanoi.

Please do not send original documents; certified copies are acceptable at the time of application. However, please note that the university does have to see the originals upon your arrival when you register at the TUD.

Send documents to :

Technische Universität Dresden
c/o uni assist e.V.
D-11507 Berlin

Please do NOT send an additional set of the documents to the institute (BIOTEC/CRTD).

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website