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University of Bonn



Subjects: Biochemistry,Biology,Chemistry

M.Sc. | Master of Science

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

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

Course description

Biochemistry delves into the molecules that make life possible, forming the foundation of life sciences by merging chemistry, biology, physiology, and biophysics. It focuses on analyzing biochemical systems and reconstructing biological systems through synthetic biochemistry. In the Master's degree program in Biochemistry at the University of Bonn, students receive both theoretical and practical training in core areas of biochemistry. This training is grounded in cutting-edge biochemical research and delivered through lecture series, methods courses, and laboratory rotations. The program also includes partnerships with other institutions. Students gain deep knowledge in subjects like the chemical biology of nucleic acids, lipids, lipidomics, metabolomics, membrane protein biophysics, and the biochemical basis of neurophysiology. They use advanced technologies and methods, guided by experienced and internationally recognized scientists. The program provides access to a robust research environment, focusing on immunology and metabolism, both at the University of Bonn and other scientific institutions in the city. This comprehensive approach ensures students are well-prepared for future scientific endeavors.

Program Information

Study Location Bonn
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 323 EUR
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Language Requirements

CEFR No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 87-109

All courses are held in English. Applicants who are not native speakers of English should demonstrate adequate competence of the English language by acceptable results on an internationally recognized test. Minimum language requirements are met by achieving the following test scores: TOEFL paper-based test: 550 TOEFL computer-based test: 213 TOEFL internet-based test: 87-109 IELTS: 6.0 In addition, the certificates APIEL and CPE meet the requirements of English proficiency. Applicants that took English courses at a German gymnasium until their final examinations (Abitur) or that wrote their bachelor's thesis in English do not need the above mentioned tests.

Qualification Requirements

University degree (German or non-German) in a relevant discipline English language proficiency (CEFR level B2) Minimum grade of 2.5 or local equivalent Specific modules: Applicants should have passed at a minimum three modules (equivalent to at least 30 ECTS-CPs in total) in the following areas: Chemical Biology, Developmental Biology, Immunology, Genetics, Biochemistry Experimental bachelor's thesis or a bachelor's thesis from the field of applied bioinformatics Applicants from outside Germany or another EU country must pass the aptitude test for university studies

Document Requirements

a curriculum vitae (CV) written in English a statement of motivation copies of academic degree certificates (including grades) any documents on further academic degrees copies of the proof of proficiency in English copies of any additional qualifying examinations

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