Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Tuition fee
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The study program Bioinformatics is offered jointly by the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich and the Technical University (TUM), which means students benefit from contact with leading experts and research specialists at both universities.


TUM and Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich offer an extensive list of modules and research areas to choose from, including protein prediction, sequence analysis, databases, software engineering, structural biology, and biochemistry. 

Teaching and learning methods include elective modules, practical work, and a research project. Graduates of the Master's in Bioinformatics program at  Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich will be very well qualified for careers in both industry and research, including pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

Programme Structure

  • The joint degree program Bioinformatics of LMU and TUM is characterized by the high number of participating professors of bioinformatics. 
  • This makes it possible to offer a large number of specific bioinformatics courses from the beginning to the end of the course. 
  • Particularly intensive courses, such as exercises, seminars and internships, are usually held in parallel in several small groups. 
  • In order to ensure practical training, the participating chairs and institutions offer numerous study-accompanying projects for student assistants.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, German


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • University admission qualification (generally Abitur certificate or equivalent school leaving certificate; where applicable: school leaving certificate in combination with a university entrance examination certificate or a certificate from a one-year higher education course or university certificate).
  • Updated CV. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

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

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

While there is no tuition for standard programs, all students are required to pay a fee of €129,40 for student services. 


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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