University of Göttingen

Molecular Life Sciences: Microbiology, Biotechnology and Biochemistry

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Biology
M.Sc.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  15 Feb/15 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in biosciences or a related field.

Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.
Required ECTS credtis: 180.

Eligibility is defined by at least 125 ECTS in the field of life sciences thereof at least 75 ECTS (about 1800 hours) in biology and at least 30 ECTS (about 750 hours) in mathematics/physics/chemistry/informatics.

If the Bachelor studies are not finished before the end of the application period, eligibility will be assessed based on your current transcript of records (equivalent to at least 150 ECTS).

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
CERF English
min C1
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least B.
Cambridge
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: At least C.
IELTS
min 6.5
ALTE
min Level 4
TOEFL iBT
min 85
UNIcert
min III
languageGerman
CERF German
min B1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
As a general rule passing of the test should not date back longer than two years.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Applications are open from:
Winter semester:April 01 (German)April 01 (EU)January 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


  1. Application form.
  2. Diploma. If the diploma is not yet on hand, the applicant should only provide an official transcript of records and an official statement of the average grade.
  3. Transcript of records.
  4. Curriculum vitae (datasheet, in German or English) with a photograph (for "Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution" no photograph is required).
  5. Proof of proficiency in German and English language (see language requirements).
  6. Official description of the modules (only for applicants who have not graduated at the University of Göttingen), can also be submitted as a link to the electronic documents.
  7. Letter of motivation.
  8. Applicants from China additionally have to supply an APS of the German embassy.
  9. International applicants to MSc "Molecular Life Sciences: Microbiology, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry" additionally need to submit a GRE subject test Biology result sheet.

The documents should be uploaded via the upload portal.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website