Study Molecular Biology in Germany: 24 Universities with 36 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2022/2023)

Updated: 12-06-2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Molecular biology is the subject focusing on the study of chemical and physical structures of macromolecules as well as exploring their interactions, modifications, and mechanisms. Students can expect to learn not only the biological concepts that surround this subject but also the techniques developed from it – such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR), gene therapy, and molecular cloning. With new discoveries being made daily, this field holds tremendous importance to the future of medicine, biology, and healthcare.

Overview

masters
36

Study Programs in English

universities
24

Universities

ranking
23

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (34 programs for EU citizens, 26 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 2,500 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between January 15 and December 01

Summer Semester

between July 15 and September 30

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Top-ranked German Universities in Molecular Biology

#32Times Higher Education Ranking
LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

public University

No. of Students: approx. 51,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #48, QS World University Rankings #64
#42Times Higher Education Ranking
Heidelberg University

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

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

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #63
#73Times Higher Education Ranking
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 8,900 students

Program Fees: € 2,500 (per semester)

#74Times Higher Education Ranking
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 36,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #128
#78Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Tübingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

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

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #151-200, QS World University Rankings #177

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Tuition Fees

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2 English Degree Programs for Molecular Biology in Germany

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
47.2% local admission restriction (local NC)
27.8% no admission restriction
25% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

77.8% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
22.2% via uni-assist

2 English Degree Programs for Molecular Biology in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Minimum:

75 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (5 programs )

Maximum:

7 (4 programs )

Maximum:

100 (2 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (5 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (4 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

75 (1 program )

Maximum:

100 (2 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (5 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (5 programs )

2 English Degree Programs for Molecular Biology in Germany

Program Features

2-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

77.8%

Summer intake

2.8%

Winter & Summer intake

19.4%

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

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Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 4,100

Program Fees: € 500

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 8,900

Program Fees: € 2,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

public University · No. of Students: 38,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Freie Universität Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 38,000

Program Fees: € 2,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBM (Master of Business Marketing)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MLB (Master of Law and Business)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

public University · No. of Students: 17,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

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