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University of Hohenheim


Food Biotechnology

Subjects: Food Biotechnology,Food,Biotechnology,Science

M.Sc. | Master of Science

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

💶  Cost per Semester
186 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
1,500 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

In this interdisciplinary and research-oriented Master’s degree program, we focus on imparting knowledge about the properties, production processes, and various applications of enzymes and microorganisms in the food industry. You will gain biochemical methodological skills to purify and characterize enzymes, understand enzyme kinetics, immobilize enzymes, and work with the expression and mutagenesis of recombinant enzymes. Additionally, you will develop microbiological expertise in managing pathogens in food production. The study subjects include enzyme kinetics, enzyme purification, enzyme immobilization, recombinant enzyme expression, and mutagenesis. The program also covers microbiological techniques for handling foodborne pathogens. This comprehensive approach ensures you are well-equipped to tackle challenges in the food industry, using both enzymes and microorganisms effectively. Our goal is to provide you with a robust understanding and practical skills that will enable you to innovate and excel in the food industry. This program is designed to be clear, concise, and directly applicable to real-world scenarios, fostering an environment of trust and inclusivity. We aim to communicate complex concepts in a straightforward manner, ensuring you can apply your knowledge confidently and effectively.

Program Information

Study Location Stuttgart
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 1,500 EUR
Cost per Semester 186 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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1. TOEFL IBT (ITP is not accepted) 90 (no section under 18 points) 2. IELTS Academic 6.5 (no section under 5.5 points) 3. Cambridge EFL exam 1) CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) 4. Cambridge Business English Certificate (BEC) BEC Higher 5. TELC / Certificate in English 2) B2 (at least “good”) 6. Language exam UNIcert level 3) II (at least “good”)

Qualification Requirements

Interest in Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology Enjoyment of experimental work Interest in research and development of food production processes Interest in the use of microorganisms and enzymes in food production and quality assurance

Document Requirements

Grade of Bachelor’s degree Subject knowledge Professional experience Aptitude test

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Restricted
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