Biotechnologyfull time

  • Bachelor of Engineering


  • 6 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Jena


  • September 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)

    September 2024 (EU), September 2024 (Non-EU)
    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study



Bioprocess Control Technology, Biomaterials / Materials, Technical Microbiology / Organic Products, Process Analysis, Biochemistry, Bio-Process Engineering / Fermentation Technology, Genetic Engineering, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Cell Culture Technology


Biotechnology is one of the key sectors of the 21st century with great growth potential and diverse professional development opportunities. The interdisciplinary graduates of the Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology can take on tasks such as the biotechnological production of pharmaceuticals, biofuels and food, support environmental biotechnological processes and work with biosensors and bio-instruments.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Entrance qualification for general OR subject-restricted higher education OR higher education at a university of applied sciences Prospective students should have a strong interest in the natural sciences, especially biology and chemistry, and a high degree of enthusiasm for technical issues. The choice of a science profile in the baccalaureate level is recommended. Good previous knowledge of the English language facilitates the reception of textbooks and specialised publications. A positive attitude towards numbers and equations is essential for understanding, especially the engineering aspects of the course.

Lecture period
  • 01.04.2024 - 13.07.2024
  • 14.10.2024 - 08.02.2025

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2024/2025)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    15.05.2024 - 30.09.2024

    May vary for specific courses.

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    15.05.2024 - 30.09.2024

    If you have any questions regarding admission, please contact: international(at)

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    15.05.2024 - 30.09.2024

    Please apply via If you have any questions regarding admission, please contact: international(at)

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    15.05.2024 - 30.09.2024

    Application: online Enrolment: by post

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service