M.Sc. On Campus


University of Würzburg

24 months
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Based on current research topics, biophysical methods and corresponding applications are presented.  We offer a Biophysics programme degree at University of Würzburg.


Further topics are both theoretical and methodical aspects of plant membrane transport systems, structural biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, integrative biology, bioinformatics.

Key Features 

  • The two major 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.  
  • The Biophysics students at University of Würzburg acquire theoretical aspects and principles in biophysics, cell biology, developmental biology, microbiology, bioinformatics. Using bioinformatics tools, they learn to use computer based approaches to address and resolve problems in these biophysical area of research.  

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

Start dates & application deadlines




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

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • Student contribution: 62,00 €
  • Semester ticket: 80,70 €

Living costs for Würzburg

730 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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