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Julius Maximilians University Wurzburg


FOKUS Life Sciences

Subjects: FOKUS Life Sciences,Life Sciences,,Science

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
156 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The master's program "FOKUS Life Sciences" at the University of Würzburg offers a thorough, interdisciplinary, and fast-track route to a PhD at the Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS). This program covers a wide range of research topics, including Biomedicine, Integrative Biology, Infection and Immunity, and Neuroscience, with over 300 research groups involved. FOKUS Life Sciences brings together top-tier expertise in Life Sciences under the faculty of Biology, along with contributions from the faculties of Physics, Chemistry & Pharmacy, Medicine, and Psychology. The program expects students to have a strong foundation in basic sciences, rather than applied sciences. A bachelor's degree in fields such as biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, pharmacy, bioinformatics, or biotechnology is typically sufficient, though research experience is also important. This program is designed to prepare students comprehensively for their PhD projects, ensuring they are well-equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills. The emphasis is on fostering a deep understanding of Life Sciences, making it an ideal choice for those aiming to excel in this field.

Program Information

Study Location Würzburg
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 156 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

Proficiency in the English language is essential, and we cannot compromise on that. All courses are taught in English, and exams, reports, publications and the thesis are to be written in proper English. If you have not taken one of the tests listed below at the time of application, that is no problem. You can provide the necessary documents up until admission is granted: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of >590 paper-based, or 240 computer-based or 95 internet-based International English Language Test System (IELTS) with a score of at least 6,5 Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

Qualification Requirements

The prospective students have finished their BSc (or are close to completion) and have an excellent theoretical knowledge have substantial experimental research experience, most lilely in the form of an experimental BSc thesis want to enter a doctoral thesis research project as quickly as possible without omitting the MSc degree are willing and able to take a high work load want to study in a highly international class of peers with English as the teaching language are keen on working in a highly interdisciplinary and diverse environment

Document Requirements

Certificates/diplomas/transcripts: - School leaving certificate - University entrance exam (if applicable) - Bachelor - Other degrees - Language certificate CV

Application Process

Acceptance Interview Yes
Acceptance local admission restrictions Admission Exam
Application directly at the University
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