Molecular Biotechnology, M.Sc. | Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz | Mainz, Germany
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About

Molecular Biotechnology at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is the science of elucidating natural, biological processes and their transfer to other areas of application and deals with the research of microorganisms, their communication and metabolic pathways as well as the metabolites they produce and their effects on other organisms.

Overview

The aim of the Molecular Biotechnology course at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is to train research biotechnologists who have solid specialist knowledge and skills in the field of biochemistry and physiology. We understand the term "biotechnology" to focus on the identification, further development, utilization and application of processes and components in/from microorganisms (prokaryotes and fungi). 

Right from the start, there is always an intensive reference to pharmaceutically active substances and to the identification and development of new drugs and biological control agents for crop protection.

The course thus lays the foundations for later interdisciplinary work in a research-oriented environment. It is therefore of interest to people who have a broad interest in chemical, biological and biotechnological issues and see their strengths in the life sciences.

The course is explicitly not designed to train biotechnologically oriented process engineers or mechanical engineers.

Professional Fields

In the Molecular Biotechnology Master's course, graduates have acquired basic knowledge and skills in the fields of biochemistry, microbiology and biotechnology, among other things. Furthermore, the basics of molecular biotechnological research were taught.

Graduates of the Master's degree in Molecular Biotechnology have in-depth knowledge that enables them to start their careers at an intermediate career level. Anyone who wants to get to a higher career level usually completes a doctorate. PhD degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Advanced qualifications including an internship at a partner university
  • Two project works in which an independent research activity is carried out.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of a bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry or biotechnology with at least a good grade (2.5) or a degree from a university in Germany or abroad that does not differ significantly.
  • In addition, at least the specified credit points or comparable achievements must have been acquired in the following subjects:
  • Mathematics and Statistics: 12 CP,
  • Physics: 6 CP
  • Chemistry (without biochemistry): 9 CP,
  • Biochemistry: 12 CP
  • cell biology/microbiology/physiology: 12 CP,
  • practical exercises/internships: 30 CP
  • and a written bachelor thesis.
  • Another admission requirement for the master's degree in "Biotechnology" is proof of the required language skills in English at least at level B2
  • No knowledge of German is required for the Master's degree in Molecular Biotechnology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
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  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Johannes-Gutenberg-University does not charge tuition fees. However, you will have to pay a social fee of € 357.46 per semester.

Living costs for Mainz

710 - 1230 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Molecular Biotechnology.

Available Scholarships

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Independent provider
Grant
1300 EUR
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Fully Funded DAAD EPOS Scholarship
Merit-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Leadership for Africa (Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda): Master's Degree Scholarships in Germany
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
The Deutschlandstipendium at German Universities
Merit-based

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German Government
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Independent provider
Grant
1200 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Karl Schmidt Rottluff Scholarship
Merit-based

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Studienstiftung
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Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Study Scholarships - Master Studies for All Academic Disciplines
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
EU Mobility Programme for Myanmar
Need-based

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Unknown
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Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
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Independent provider
Grant
21000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
LSE Executive Global Master’s in Management Hinrich Foundation Scholarship
Merit-based

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Hinrich Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1300 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) • DAAD
Merit-based

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1200 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Graduate School Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Leadership for Africa (Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger and Senegal): Master's Degree Scholarships in Germany
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Study Scholarships - Master Studies for All Academic Disciplines
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
850 EUR
Deadline
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DAAD-TEV-Master's degree scholarships
Merit-based

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DAAD
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Independent provider
Grant
480 EUR
Deadline
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SBW Berlin Scholarship
Need-based

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SBW Berlin
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
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International Sustainability Academy Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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International Sustainability Academy (ISA)
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
649 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation
Merit-based

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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Novus Biologicals Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Bio-Techne
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
R&D Systems Scholarship
Merit-based

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Bio-Techne
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Independent provider
Grant
33600 EUR
Deadline
01 Jul 2024
Mundus MAPP EMJM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mundus MAPP
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
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Moving Mates
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

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educations.com
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
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educations.com
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
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Pinsky Law
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Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
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Social Shifters
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Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
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European Commission
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
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ACES: The Society for Editing
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
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AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
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MyUS
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2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
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Dermadry
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
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Verified Scholarships
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1000 USD
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10 Dec 2024
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1000 USD
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31 Oct 2024
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1000 USD
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31 Aug 2024
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1000 USD
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30 Jun 2024
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965 USD
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500 USD
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31 Oct 2024
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