Molecular Life Scienсеs
- Winter semester
- Mode of admission:
- without admission restriction
- directly at the University
- Study mode:
- On campus
Five Reasons to choose this Master's Program
The M.Sc. Molecular Life Sciences program at Friedrich Schiller University Jena is a gateway to scientific innovation. Designed for the curious mind, this program offers an interdisciplinary approach, integrating biology, chemistry, physics, and computer science. With state-of-the-art facilities, renowned faculty, and international collaborations, students are immersed in cutting-edge research and hands-on learning. Tailored study paths allow for specialization, while the vibrant city of Jena provides a stimulating environment. Join a community that's shaping the future of science!
Special Program Features
Live in young and booming Jena
Jena is in the heart of the Thuringia region and is a student city full of young people. It is located not far away from other German cities such as Leipzig, Berlin, and Frankfurt, as well as the Czech Republic. It is also a city with a blossoming economy based on research and high-tech industry.
Be part of a Greener World!
The university's commitment to sustainability is evident in the energy-efficient design of the new campus, utilizing geothermal probes and waste heat recycling. A green future starts here!
Access to modern laboratories and cutting-edge technology ensures a world-class educational experience. Learn with the best tools and resources!
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System accreditation is the internal quality assurance system of a state or state-recognized higher education institution in Germany. With system accreditation, a higher education institution receives the right to award the seal of the Accreditation Council for its self-assessed study programs.
The application requirements for the study program in “Molecular Life Scienсеs” are:
Previous subject-specific bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with a minimum of 180 ECTS points containing:
- 50 credits in disciplines of life sciences (e.g. molecular genetics, molecular developmental biology, molecular cell biology).
- Equivalent credits in a related discipline.
The overall grade (CGPA) of the bachelor's degree must be GOOD or better (German and US systеms: 2.0).
The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.
Application & Admission
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Application Procedure & Selection
There are no application fees.
However, students are required to provide a semester contribution of € 260,30.
A motivation letter should be at most the size of two DIN A4 pages and should normally contain information on your motivation for taking up this course of studies. It would be best if you elaborated on the following essential questions:
- Why do you desire to take up this specific course of studies?
- What are - in your opinion - the main features that this course of studies excels in?
- Which features of this course have inspired your application?
- Why Jena?
Every mandatory application document from foreign/external countries must also be available in either English OR German translation.&nbsр;
External/foreign degree certificates/ transcripts of records must contain information on the grading system used at the respective University.&nbsр;
Applicants with degrees from India, Vietnam or China must submit the original APS-certificate issued by the German Embassу.
Applicants from the following countries must submit a certificate of their university entrance examination/college entrance examination:
- Iran (College entrance examination certificate or certificate of pre-university course/year)
- Republic of Korea/South Korea: SAT (Scholastic Ability Test)
- People's Republic of China: College entrance examination certificate ("Gaokaο&quοt;)