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Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSc)

Biology-Programme"The focus of the Master program in Biomedical Sciences (MSc) lies on the biomedical field (see Curriculum). All courses and lectures are being taught in English, the course structures are strictly modular. All academic and examination results are quoted as credits according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Therefore an international recognition is assured."

Degree: Master of Science
Duration: 4 Semester
Accreditation: Reaccreditation by ASIIN (German Accreditation Association) until September 30, 2021
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in biological sciences, grade at least "good" (2.0). Proof of courses equivalent to 6 ECTS in the following topics: Molecular Biology/Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Human Biology and Physiology. Proficiency in English (For international applicants: paper-Based TOEFL: minimum score of 550, Computer-based TOEFL: minimum score of 213, or Internet-based TOEFL: minimum score of 79. The original TOEFL score report has to be sent by ETS, our institution code is 7977.) Each application will be examined by the Admission Committee.
Start: Each Winter Term
Enrolment: Application (see below)
Language: English uk
Fees: Semester fees only, no tuition fees.
Location: Rheinbach

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Prospective students will have to apply through an online-based system. You will find the link to the online application system at the bottom of this page. The application deadline for international students from Non-EU countries is 15 May each year and for students from Germany and other EU-countries 15 September each year. Please keep in mind that applications which enter after the deadline, will not be considered.

Internal applicants please apply through the SIS as well.

Before you start entering your data in the online-application form, please make sure you have all documents required for application ready:

  • Original Certificate of your first academic degree including transcripts and translation of both documents into either German or English (if they have been issued in a language other than English or German)
  • Certificate of APS (for applicants who completed their first degree in China, Vietnam or Mongolia) 
  • Evidence of sufficient English language skills (TOEFL IBT: score of 79 or higher, TOEFL CT: score of 213 or higher, TOEFL PT: score of 550 or higher, IELTS: score of 6.0 or higher- English language certificates are valid for two years from the date of issue 
  • Copy of the first two pages of your passport

For the online-application, you will be required to perfom the following steps:

  1. Please click on the link to the online-application site.
  2. Now click on the link "Biomedical Sciences".
  3. Now please enter your personal data in the designated fields. Please note that fields marked with " * " are mandatory and information must be provided. Where fields are marked with " ? ", instructions or additional information will be supplied. On the left-hand side you will find a navigation bar to help you navigate the site. You are required to enter your data in the default order. Should you have failed to fill in one of the mandatory fields, you will not be able to access the next column. A mandatory field where no data have been entered will be marked red.
  4. When you have completed the data entry process the column "Checklist" will appear, where you must upload the required application documents.
  5. When all columns are complete and you have uploaded all required documents you will be able to send your application.
  6. After having sent your application, you will receive your personal user name and password. Please make a note of this information as you will need it to be able to track the status of your application.
  7. Once you have sent your application you will not be able to make any amendments or additions. You will only be able to upload missing documents.


After the application deadline has expired, the admission committee will decide on the award of places. In case your application is approved (you will be informed by email) you will be required to send in your original application to us. Please note that all copies of documents you submit must be officially certified for authenticity with the originals. In case your documents have not been issued in either German or English, you will need to additionally submit officially certified translations into either English or German. If you have completed the TOEFL as evidence of sufficient English language skills, please have ETS (Educational Testing Service) send your certificate directly to us. You will need to inform them about our institute number, 7977. Only after the verification of your original application documents will we be able to confirm the unconditional offer of a place of study. You will receive more information on this process at the given time.

Application Link (English)

Application Link (German)


For additional information about the programme please follow the links in the box (top right).