Biophysics, M.Sc. | University of Würzburg | Würzburg, Germany
24 months
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Biophysics from University of Würzburg is based on current research topics, biophysical methods and corresponding applications are presented.  Fundamentals in thermodynamics, reaction kinetics and molecular interactions in general as well as with respect to analysis of single cells down to single molecules are discussed.  


Biophysics from University of Würzburg topics are composed of two theory modules as well as a practical course unit each. Further research training is provided in a selected field of interest, and the students are actively involved in ongoing research projects and learn to independently plan and perform both theoretical and experimental work and finally, to summarize and discuss the results obtained in the thesis

Students at Biophysics from University of Würzburg will:

  • acquire theoretical aspects and principles in biophysics, cell biology, developmental biology, microbiology, bioinformatics. 
  • learn to use computer based approaches to address and resolve problems in these biophysical area of research.  
  • be able to apply basic methods in the fields of biophysics, biochemistry and structural biology in order to resolve and critically discuss questions with regard to soluble or membrane proteins. 
  • be able to review and expand their knowledge of standard molecular and biophysical techniques and are able to choose methods and techniques to design experiments in a specific research area.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biophysics and Biochemistry
  • Topics in Systems Biology
  • Computational Biology 
  • Biophysics and Molecular Biotechnology
  • Topics in Bioinformatics
  • Biophysics und Molecular Biotechnology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Certificates  of a degree in a Bachelor study programme (acquisition of 180 ECTS points) at the University of Würzburg or another national or international institution or a comparable national or international degree (for example State examination). The documents should be translated into German or English
  • Proof of an university or equivalent degree (in the case of a requested ultimate Master-admission) attesting the achieved overall grading (documents translated into German or English)
  • Proof of previously achieved study and examination performances (Transcript of Records). The record should proof the basic and advanced skills in biology and all required skills in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Biostatistics (documents translated into German or English)
  • Proof of experimental laboratory experience preferentially by an experimental thesis comprising a minimum of 10 ECTS
  • Proof of skills in the English and German languages.

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    • Semester contribution of €143.60 before they can be enroled 
    • Student Services fee: 62.00 € + semester ticket: 81.60 €

Living costs for Würzburg

730 - 1100 EUR /month
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