M.Sc. On Campus

Infection Biology

University of Lübeck

24 months
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The Infection Biology programme of University of Lübeck prepares students to independently work in basic and applied research on human pathogens.


The Infection Biology programme of University of Lübeck provides an interdisciplinary university education in infection biology. It addresses graduates in life science, biology and related disciplines as well as human and veterinary medicine. Courses will be held in English.

Career opportunities

The master in infection biology prepares for a career in science but also offers the possibility to enter clinical and pharmaceutical research and development, university teaching and education as well as training of technical staff.

Graduates are also prepared for applied areas such as diagnostics, surveillance and epidemiology of infectious diseases as well as health care policy.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Clinical Aspects of Infection 
  • Diagnostical Methods in Microbiology and Pathology 
  • Immunology
  • Infection Biology 
  • Structural Biology of Infection 
  • Crystallography 
  • NMR Spectroscopy 
  • Single Molecule Methods 
  • Microscopy: Techniques and Applications 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor in biology, biochemistry, molecular life sciences or a 2nd state exam in human or veterinary medicine
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.3
  • Your CV
  • A letter of motivation
  • Officially certified true copies of your transcript of records (Abitur, University Entrance Certificate), including the associated list of individual grades (if applicable, include an officially certified translation of your records into English or German)
  • Officially certified true copies of any other university certificates or aptitude tests you may have, along with associated lists of individual grades by semester or year or diploma supplement
  • Your bachelor’s thesis (in German or English) OR a three-page summary of the thesis

Tuition Fee

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  • Semester fee: 257 EUR

Living costs for Lübeck

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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