Study Microbiology in Germany: 17 Universities with 17 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 04-16-2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Microbiology concerns the study if microorganisms and encompasses a several career paths in systems biology, virology, bacteriology, immunology and so on. With a strong emphasis on interdisciplinarity in bioinformatics, mathematics and physics, courses under this subject seek to understand the functionality of cells in various aspects of life. This mays open doors to work in biotechnological projects, the study and prevention of diseases and even on alternative forms of energy generation.  

Overview

masters
17

Study Programs in English

universities
17

Universities

ranking
14

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (19 programs for EU citizens, 18 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 1,500 per semester (19 programs for EU citizens, 1 program for Non-EU citizens)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between April 30 and March 31

Summer Semester

between July 15 and July 15

View all 17 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Microbiology

#84Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Bonn

public University

No. of Students: approx. 37,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #112, QS World University Rankings #226
#89Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Tübingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 27,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #151-200, QS World University Rankings #168
#351-400Times Higher Education Ranking
Justus Liebig University Giessen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 27,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #396, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #601-700

Tuition Fees

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18
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3 English Degree Programs for Microbiology in Germany

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Dive Deep Into Unparalleled Interdisciplinary ApproachStudy at Renowned InstitutionsMore Than Just Studies: Live a Vibrant Campus Life
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From Lab to Leadership: Shape Your Future!Legacy of Excellence & Collaborative ResearchImmerse Yourself in Groundbreaking Research Projects!

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
52.9% local admission restriction (local NC)
5.9% no admission restriction, but ability test
47.1% no admission restriction
-5.9% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

76.5% directly at University
5.9% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
41.2% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Microbiology in Germany

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Become an expert in Applied BiologyEnjoy a unique academic atmosphereStudy with state-of-the-art technology in a practice-oriented program

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5.5 (2 programs )

Minimum:

72 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (3 programs )

Maximum:

7 (3 programs )

Maximum:

108 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5.5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

7 (3 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

72 (1 program )

Maximum:

108 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (3 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

3 English Degree Programs for Microbiology in Germany

Program Features

3-7 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

105.9%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

5.9%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Microbiology

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Bielefeld University

public University · No. of Students: 24,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Constructor University

private (state-approved) University · No. of Students: 1,500

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

public University · No. of Students: 17,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Fulda University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 9,700

Program Fees: € 0

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 9,500

Program Fees: € 0

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

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