This covers phylogeny, physiology, cell and molecular biology of organisms from all three domains of life.
The programme is interdisciplinary in nature and includes modules at external research institutes such as the Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology (Hans Knöll Institute), the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, and cooperation with relevant biotechnology corporations.
Graduates of the M.Sc. in Microbiology from Friedrich Schiller University Jena are well prepared for research-oriented positions at universities, private research institutes, and private companies. Potential fields of work include:
- Research and development
- Pharmaceutical industry und biotechnology corporations
- Food industry
- Chemical industry
- Hospital research laboratories
- Public administration (health authorities)
- Professional and trade organizations
- Microbial Physiology
- Microbial Communication
- Microbial Interactions
- Microbiology and Molecular Biology
- Adaptation in Microorganisms
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Registration form
- Motivation letter
- University entrance qualification certificate
- Previous university degrees earned
- Detailed transcript of records
- Proof of relevant work experience
- Proof of subject-specific practical experience
- Specific document: Preparatory Training for Master's Applicants
- Semester contribution € 266,10
Living costs for Jena
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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