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Ludwig Maximilians University Munich


Human Biology | Principles of Health and Disease

Subjects: Human Biology,Principles of Health and Disease,Human Biology,Health,Science

M.Sc. | Master of Science

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

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

Course description

Supported by the Elite Network of Bavaria, the exceptional Faculties of Biology and Medicine at LMU offer a top-tier Master of Science in “Human Biology”. This Elite Master of Science program is interdisciplinary, research-focused, and competency-driven, providing a profound understanding of health and disease mechanisms. Given today's biomedical challenges—such as widespread diseases, the rise of precision medicine, an ageing population, and the handling of big data—there's a pressing need for highly-skilled, qualified young scientists. This program addresses that need by educating students at the intersection of biology and medicine, preparing them for a leading role in biomedical science. Up to 30 highly motivated and engaged students will receive education and support from exceptional, experienced, and internationally recognized professors. These students will be groomed to become outstanding researchers, equipped to tackle the pressing biomedical issues of our time.

Program Information

Study Location Munich
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 85 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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IELTS No information
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To be eligible for the master’s program, you need to submit proof that your proficiency in English equals at least a B2 level, as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), or proof of equivalent proficiency in English. In order to establish that you meet this requirement, the proof must either explicitly state that your English proficiency is equal to at least a B2 CEFR level, or should at least be verifiable (such as for internationally recognized language tests). Examples of valid or non-valid language proof are listed in the table below. University entrance qualification, e.g. German Abitur, with explicit proof of at least B2 English proficiency (i.e. the certificate that you will upload in the online application form needs to explicitly state the CEFR level) Official school statement that your program for university entrance qualification was exclusively taught in English Official university statement that your undergraduate program was exclusively taught in English International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall band score of at least 5.5 Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), including the TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition, with a total score of at least 72 B2 First Cambridge Certificate in English with an overall scale of at least 160 Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Duolingo English Test with a total score of at least 100 Michigan English Test (MET), Examination for the Certificate of Competency in English (ECCE) or Examination for the Certificate of Profiency in English (ECPE) Telc English certificate with proof of at least B2 CEFR English proficiency

Qualification Requirements

To be eligible for the master’s program, you need to have successfully completed a bachelor's degree with a total of at least 180 ECTS credits (1 ECTS credit corresponds to 30 working hours) in biology or a related subject, e.g. Biomedical Science, Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Medicine, Physics. If you have not yet finished your bachelor´s degree, you are still eligible to apply for the master´s program when you submit a recent transcript of records showing an overview of finished courses.

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