Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of Bremen

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology offered by the University of Bremen is an intensive, research oriented training programme. It will last either 18 or 24 months, depending on whether you participate in the accelerated schedule by participating in courses all year, or in the regular schedule (following the semester structure at German universities).


The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology programme at the University of Bremen offers an thorough education in biochemistry and molecular biology, which will expand your previous knowledge in chemistry or biology (or other related studies which you have finished with a B.Sc.). 


The education is organized in modules A - G which contain mandatory modules, a supplementary module of your choice, laboratory rotations, a project proposal and a Master Thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Lab Safety and Fire Prevention Workshop
  • Current topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Basics in Biochemistry and Molecular Cell Biology
  • Methods in Biochemistry and Molecular Cell Biology
  • Bioorganic Chemistry 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor (B.Sc.) degree qualifying for a profession in biochemistry, biology, chemistry or a closely related discipline such as biotechnology, pharmacy or medical studies, with achievements to at least 180 credit points.
  • At least 60 credit points in one or several of the sciences of previous study such as: biochemistry, biotechnology, chemistry, cell biology, genetics, microbiology, mathematics, plant physiology or physics.
  • Fluency in English according to level C1 of the CEFR
  • Passing a written aptitude test under supervision on the basics of biochemistry and molecular cell biology. 
  • Letter of motivation explaining why you chose this program and what your research interests are.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

In Bremen, there are no tuition fees. But you do have to pay a semester contribution: 386,39 euro.


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