Chemistry and Biotechnology

Leipzig University

M.Sc. On Campus
18 months
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Ending in a double degree, the International Master of Chemistry and Biotechnology degree course at the University of Leipzig is a binational master’s programme with an integrated period abroad at Ohio University.


The intensive Advanced Spectroscopy in Chemistry study programme at the University of Leipzig is highly research-oriented and taught entirely in English. It is a chemistry course with a focus on biotechnology. It offers a wide range of options from the interdisciplinary chemical and biotechnological fields of analytics and forensics, inorganic chemistry and material sciences, biochemistry and biotechnology, organic chemistry and active ingredients, and physical, theoretical and technical chemistry.

The programme

In particular, the aim is to enable students to think and work independently as scientists and to successfully solve problems in various scientific and technical fields. This includes knowledge of technical terminology and a critical approach to research literature.

In the sense of chemistry and biotechnology as a multifaceted, global science, graduates are increasingly required to assume important interdisciplinary functions in all areas of industry, business, state and society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioorganic Chemistry
  • NMR Spectroscopy: Principles, Concepts and
  • applications
  • Trace analytical methods and methods
  • Protein crystallography
  • Mass spectrometric methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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.
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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • first academic degree, or degree from a state or state-recognised university of cooperative education, in chemistry or in another natural science or engineering subject with a comparable proportion of chemistry-related content; alternatively proof that the applicant can earn such a degree by the beginning of the master’s programme if he or she pursues the standard course of study;
  • the examination board responsible for the binational degree course decides on the comparability of a degree;
  • knowledge of English at C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.

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