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Technical University Kaiserslautern

Kaiserslautern

Biology | Ecology

Subjects: Biology,Ecology,Science

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
275 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
15.03.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.07.

Course description

The Master's degree program in Biology offers four specializations: Microbial and Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Cell Biology, Neurobiology, and Ecology. This program provides a research-focused and practical education in these fields. Each specialization is closely tied to the research activities of the participating working groups, allowing you to develop a unique scientific profile and gain professional expertise. Specialization: Ecology (Eco) Ecosystems function through interactions between biotic communities and environmental factors. Biodiversity and its patterns over space and time are crucial. Microorganisms represent the majority of biodiversity and biomass on Earth. The Ecology specialization offers comprehensive training in the ecology, evolution, and biodiversity of microorganisms from all three domains of life. You will delve into the origins and significance of biodiversity and learn techniques to investigate these mechanisms. You'll also explore methods to identify and explain the spatial and temporal distribution patterns of biotic communities and populations. Building on these theoretical foundations, you will create and test your own ideas and concepts through traditional and modern molecular biology experiments. This hands-on approach ensures you gain practical experience and a deep understanding of ecological principles.

Program Information

Study Location Kaiserslautern
Start Semester Summer, 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 275 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
15.03.
⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.05.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.07.

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Language Requirements

CEFR No information
IELTS 6.0
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 79

proof of English language proficiency is required. As proof, TOEFL iBT (score of at least 79) and IELTS (at least 6.0) are accepted. Exemptions for applicants from certain countries apply. Further information can be found on the online application platform. The University of Kaiserslautern requires proof of basic knowledge in the German language. This knowledge can be acquired after enrolment and is not required for admission.

Document Requirements

Leaving certificate of the study courses and - if required - further documents showing final grade, duration of studies, and other performances, e.g. in form of an academic transcript, transcript of records, or equivalent proofs of performance. Description of contents of the courses listed in No. 1. Statement with reasons for the intended takingup of the studies and explanations of study aims. Presentation of professional and personal development (curriculum vitae), if applicable, with descriptions of practical knowledge and experience. Recommendation letters of at least 2 university/college lecturers. The recommendation letters should include statement on how well the applicant completed his/her studies in relation to other candidates of the course of studies.

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Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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