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University of Konstanz


Life Science

Subjects: Life Science

M.Sc. | Master of Science

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

💶  Cost per Semester
179 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
1,500 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The Life Science course at the University of Konstanz offers a comprehensive scientific education, balancing chemistry and biology. Throughout your studies, you'll gain expertise in modern biomolecular research. The term "Life Science" highlights its interdisciplinary nature. This course delves into classical biology and chemistry, while also covering molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics, bioinformatics, immunology, pharmacology, and medicine. In biology, you'll explore biochemistry, biochemical pharmacology, biophysics, molecular genetics, immunology, microbiology, and cell biology. On the chemistry side, you'll focus on biochemical and biophysical analysis, bioorganic chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry, protein and nucleic acid chemistry, proteomics, and cellular chemistry. The program equips you with specialized skills, preparing you for a career in various scientific fields. The curriculum is designed to foster a deep understanding of both biological and chemical principles, ensuring a well-rounded education.

Program Information

Study Location Konstanz
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 1,500 EUR
Cost per Semester 179 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

Cambridge (CAE) No information

You have to provide documentation of your English language skills, level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages attested by: Documentation of 5 years of continuous English classes at a Geman-speaking secondary school up to Abitur (German equivalent to A-level), minimum grade ‘ausreichend’ (sufficient) or better TOEFL-iBT: minimum score: 72 IELTS (academic test): minimum score: 5.0 Cambridge Certificate: Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) This requirement is also met if you can document having attended secondary school, having completed a bachelor’s degree or having studied at least one semester abroad in: Australia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Malta, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa or the United States.

Qualification Requirements

University (or Berufsakademie) degree in life science or a related subject with obvious links to life science. If you have not completed the bachelor's programme in Life Science, you have to document your good performance in the areas organic chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology. Documentation of your English language skills (minimum level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). In justified exceptional cases, knowledge of English can be proven in an interview. The Standing Examination Board Life Science decides on exceptional cases.

Document Requirements

curriculum vitae documentation of a three-year (or more) study programme at a state, or officially recognised, institution of higher education or Berufsakademie in the subject Life Science (minimum degree Bachelor of Sciences (B.Sc.) or equivalent), or a related subject. If you have not received your degree certificate by the end of the application deadline, please attach documentation of all your examination results so far; A proof of English language skills: min. B2 as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Current certificate of enrolment or proof of exmatriculation (if you have studied at a German university, please indicate your 'Fachsemester’ and ‘Hochschulsemester’)

Application Process

Acceptance Interview Yes
Acceptance local admission restrictions Restricted
Application directly at the University
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