MSc Molecular Biosciences - Application
We welcome applications from students who have, or expect to have, completed a relevant Bachelors degree with an above-average* grade by the end of the academic year preceding the desired semester of entry.
*Guidelines: German system: at least 2.4; British system, 2.1 or above. Degree subjects should generally be focussed on some aspect of biological sciences, but students with other relevant degrees, for example in chemistry or physics, may be considered for some Majors (see their web links for more information).
Application: gateway to the application (usually opens around the first of February)
You can follow the process, see below.
The deadline will 15th of March 2019
Programme Start: 1 October, 2019
When you apply you will be expected to name your preferred Major, and to give a second choice. The numbers of places available in each Major are limited. The initial selection will be made on the basis of the grades obtained so far, plus any other relevant qualifications and experience. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.
For all further information refer to:
- How to apply, information about the application procedure
- for non-EU students - proof of finance, read more...
- MSc fellowship
- "Zulassungsordnung" Regulations regarding admissions procedure
- Frequently asked questions about the application, selection and admission
|Application until March 15 (application period starts February 1st)||Application Gateway: closed|
|List of applications which arrived in time:|
Checking of validity (formal checking)
|Transforming the grades|
Preranking by the admission committees:
until end of April
Invitations to the interviews
Only candidates with a high preranking will be contacted by email. If you do not get an invitation it means, that you did not pass the first round successfully.
I regret to say, that if you are not one of the applicants who passed the first round, I can not tell you the individual reasons why. I have no access to the data. Please have a look at Why am I not on the shortlist.
until end of April
Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview, alternatively overseas candidates will be interviewed by telephone/Skype
Interviews MCB Major will take place on the 2nd of May
Dispatch of admission letters
The admission letters are send by email (international only) and in paper form. We use the address you have provided us - please have a look in that mailbox (your home address??).
We will send the admission letters by normal post only, it is not possible to use a courier service.
|Mid May|| |
Second round of admissions
Students have to confirm their admission by 31 July.
If we have places left, candidates lower down the list can be admitted in this stage.
|The rejection letters will be send as soon as the Zulassungszahlenverordnung becomes valid|
If you are not on the list please have a look at our FAQ.
Frequently made mistakes: forms not signed, missing transcripts, transcripts/diplomas not certified
|Applications in time:|