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Organismic Biology, Evolutionary Biology and Palaeobiology (OEP Biology), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #70 (ARWU) Bonn, Germany
The Organismic Biology, Evolutionary Biology and Palaeobiology (OEP-Biology) programme of University of Bonn is a research-oriented, international study programme taught in English, which aims at providing students with a broad understanding of all aspects of Organismic Biology.
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Overview

The Organismic Biology, Evolutionary Biology and Palaeobiology (OEP-Biology) programme of University of Bonn has a strong emphasis on practical research experience in the field and in the laboratories of the participating research groups and in the large collections of the Zoological Museum Alexander Koenig, the Goldfuß-Muse­um of Palaeontology and the Botanical gardens of the University of Bonn. Teaching in OEP-Biology is theory-oriented aiming at enabling students to think critically, analytically and strategically.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organismic Biology: Evolution, Biodiversity and Physiology
  • Scientific Communication

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in Biology or in Geology with a strong focus on Palaeontology.
  • CV
  • Scanned transcripts of the Bachelor's degree, transcript of the Master's degree (if available) and respective diploma, including secondary school diploma
  • Proof of proficiency in English (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.) 
  • Letter of motivation
  • Copy of your passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Semester contribution: 300 EUR

Living costs for Bonn

  • 865 - 1290 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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