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Molecular Medicine, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #141 (WUR) ,
The Master in Molecular Medicine at University of Ulm is the ideal postgraduate programme for students who have obtained a bachelor degree in a life science subject, such as biochemistry, biomedical science, human biology, molecular biology, molecular biotechnology, molecular life science, or molecular medicine.



In today’s post-genomic world, researchers and scientists in the field of molecular medicine are transforming the way we understand, treat, and cure diseases. Germany is a prominent leader in this fast-moving field and is spearheading many of the latest innovations and cutting-edge approaches.

This exciting degree programme in Molecular Medicine from University of Ulm enables students to expand and enhance their:

  • understanding of the molecular pathways that lead to the proliferation, differentiation, and death of cells,
  • knowledge of the physiology of cells and organs,
  • insights into the pathophysiology of diseases,
  • practical laboratory skills.

A master degree in molecular medicine equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to undertake scientific projects in the field of molecular medicine and to review and critically discuss published data related to this research area.

Students in this programme benefit from our professors’ professional ties with nearby hospital partners, other researchers, healthcare providers, and industry specialists.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Molecular Oncology
  • Infectious diseases and immune defense
  • New Drug Discovery, Development, and Evaluation
  • Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
  • New Drug Discovery, Development, and Evaluation 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

Bachelor of Science degree with the following grades:

  • German students: a final grade of at least 2.5. If the bachelor degree has not yet been awarded, students must have achieved an average examination grade of at least 2.7 by the date of application.
  • International students: equivalent grades obtained at universities abroad will be checked by the Faculty of Medicine's Studies Office.

Course prerequisites

  • Applicants should have covered some or all of the following subjects as part of their bachelor degree program:Biomedical science, molecular biotechnology, molecular biology, molecular life science, human biology, biochemistry.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Ulm

  • 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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