University of Würzburg

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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The Biochemistry programme of University of Würzburg offers a research-oriented education in one of Germany's top universities for biomedical research.


Selected top students of the Biochemistry programme of University of Würzburg will be offered a "fast-track" option to start a PhD thesis after 3 semesters of MSc studies.

You can choose between two specializations:

  • Molecular Life Sciences

This program focuses on the structure and function of the molecules of life.

  • Molecular Oncology

This specialization emphasizes the molecular and cellular study of human cancer. Lectures and practical courses are taught by molecular biologists and clinicians working in the field of tumor biology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Oncology
  • Clinical Oncology
  • RNA-WorIds
  • Life Cycle Of Proteins
  • Macromolecular Crystallography
  • Electron microscopy and image processing in structural biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
B (recommended)

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants need to have a documented background in biochemistry and/or molecular biology. 
  • In addition, applicants need to have completed their BSc studies with a grade average of 2.5 or better according to the German system (non-German grades will be appropriately converted).
  • Applicants who have not completed their BSc studies at the time of application can be provisionally admitted if, at the time of application, they have acquired the minimal number of credits listed above and they have acquired a total of 145 ECTS.
  • Candidates fulfilling the conditions above will be evaluated in an oral 30-minute interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 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.
  • Student contribution: 62,00 €
  • Semester ticket: 80,70 €


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