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University of Konstanz

24 months
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3328 EUR/year
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About

By studying in the Life Science programme of the University of Konstanz, you will acquire a sound, high-quality scientific education that equally builds on chemistry and biology. You will be equipped with particular competence in the field of modern bio-molecular research.

Overview

The Life Science programme of the University of Konstanz is an interdisciplinary study programme. In addition to the focus areas of classical biology and chemistry it includes the following areas: biochemistry, biophysics, bioinformatics, immunology, pharmacology and medicine. Biology focus areas are: biochemistry, biochemical pharmacology, biophysics, molecular genetics, immunology, microbiology and cell biology. Chemistry focus areas are: biochemical and biophysical analytics, bioorganic chemistry, cellular chemistry, proteomics as well as carbohydrate, protein and nucleic acids chemistry.

Why study Life Science at Konstanz?

The courses of the Master's Programme in Life Science are research-oriented and in many cases you will participate in current research projects of the department. This way you will systematically be introduced to international research methods and the international research level in the areas of life science, i.e. the molecular-oriented areas of biology and the bioorganic or biomolecular-analytical oriented areas of chemistry.

As the number of students accepted into this study programme is restricted, you will enjoy an exceptionally good student-staff ratio. Your lecturers are researchers from the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Biology and include multiple award-winning and internationally oriented scientists.

Career prospects

As a graduate you will be prepared for a career in basic research within or outside the university context. A large variety of career possibilities open up in industry and the world of science.

Typical work areas include:

  • Biotechnological or industrial research and production
  • Basic research and applied research
  • Quality control and patent offices
  • Project management and marketing
  • Environmental agencies or consulting companies
  • Environmental protection

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Advanced Physical Chemistry
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Biopolymer Chemistry
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Current Issues and Methods in Nanoscience

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
150 (verbal)
150 (quantitative)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General 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)
  • If you completed your university degree in a country that did not sign the Lisbon Treaty (ETS No. 165), you will need to provide documentation of a GRE test with at least 150 points (verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning score). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3328 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1664 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Konstanz

630 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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