M.Sc. On Campus

Laboratory Animal Science

RWTH Aachen University

24 months
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The online seminar is of great interest to anyone involved in laboratory animal studies, who is interested in a high level academic and practical education alongside his or her profession. We offer a master degree in Laboratory Animal Science at RWTH Aachen University. 


The scientific board of the program, Prof. René Tolba and PD Dr. Julia Steitz from the Institute of Laboratory Animal Science at University Hospital Aachen will give a brief introduction to the structure of the program and will be available to answer questions afterwards.

Key Features 

  • The M.Sc. Laboratory Animal Science is a two year, part-time study course at RWTH Aachen University. 90 ECTS are attributed to this program. Successful graduates are awarded the academic title Master of Science (M.Sc.) of RWTH Aachen University. 
  • This master program is FELASA accredited and graduates will receive the FELASA certificate LAS specialist (including EU functions A, B & D).

Programme Structure

  • The standard study period incl. completion of the Master thesis is four semesters (two study years). The course can only be started in the winter semester.
  • The course is modular in structure. The individual modules address the teaching and development of a specific subject area and its corresponding competencies. Assessment of performance is conducted using examinations or other evaluation tools. The study program comprises 10 modules incl. the master thesis module.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

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On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • University degree certificate and transcript of records
  • Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter
  • Proof of working experience in the filed of laboratory animal sciences
  • Proof of English language qualification
  • Proof of health insurance

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  • International

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • There are no tuition fees at RWTH Aachen University - this applies for international students as well! 

Living costs for Aachen

813 - 1131 EUR /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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