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Biomedicine

full time

  • Master of Science

    Master
    Degree

  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Mainz

    Location

  • expired (Germans and inhabitants)

    expired (EU), expired (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type

graduate

Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
Human Biology, Biomedicine
Focus

Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Proteins and Bioinformatics, Neurosciences, Immunology

Target group

This degree course deepens the knowledge gained in a first professionally qualifying degree (see admission requirements) that are needed for a scientific occupation in the selected disciplines of biology and medicine. Students should also gain the ability to process scientific results and adequately communicate these in English. The aim of the Master's in Biomedicine is thus to teach specialist skills in the field of biology (deepen knowledge of protein biochemistry and bioinformatics). Students will also acquire theoretical and practical skills in medicine/pathophysiology, biomedical research and knowledge in various areas of medicine. Key areas of the programme are immunology, neurobiology and neuroimmunological problems. Furthermore, students will gain soft skills such as dealing with laboratory animals, creating scientific illustrations. A course on radiation protection will teach students how to work with radioactivity. In this Master's degree course, biologists will gain a better understanding of medical problems that will enable them to begin working more competently in biomedical research institutions.

Annotation

Applications are to be submitted to the Admissions Office of the University Mainz (). If the Bachelor degree certificate is not available by the application deadline, but at least 135 credit points can be demonstrated: Submit a certificate of study and examinations and the average grade achieved so far. (This certificate must be issued by the relevant higher education institution, original or officially authenticated copy). After enrolment, the diploma must be submitted. If the degree was obtained abroad: officially authenticated copy of a certificate of recognition (responsible: Student Service - Admission International).

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Proof of a Bachelor’s degree in the subject of Biology or an equivalent degree at a German or international university. Sufficient proficiency in English The requirement is that the applicant still has the examination entitlement for this course. Applicants who obtained neither their higher education entrance qualification at a German-speaking institution nor a degree in a course conducted in German are required to provide evidence of German proficiency at the level of the “German Language Test for Admission to Higher Education for Foreign Students” (DSH). Even when all of the admission criteria have been met, admission to the Master’s degree course in Biomedicine depends upon the successful completion of the admission procedure. If the Master's course is subject to admission restrictions, admission shall be in accordance with the university selection rules.

Lecture period
  • 24.10.2022 - 11.02.2023
  • 17.04.2023 - 23.07.2023

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2022/2023)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired

    Participation in the lottery procedure for Master's degree programmes (winter semester 01.08.-31.08; summer semester 01.02.-28.02): www.studium.uni-mainz.de/losverfahren-master Please also note the earlier registration deadlines for the aptitude test in the respective subjects.

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    For more information on the application platform, please refer to the current range of Master's degree programmes at .

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Expired

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

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

    Expired

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

Languages of instruction

Main language

German

Further languages

English

International office

Studierendenservice - Zulassung International
Address
Studierenden Service Center, Forum universitatis 1, 1. OG
55128
Mainz
Tel:
06131 / 39-22525
Fax:
06131 / 39-25548
Email:
incomings@international.uni-mainz.de
Web:
https://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/internationales-incoming/

Student advisory service

Zentrale Studienberatung, Studierenden Service Center, Forum universitatis, Eingang 1, 1. OG
Address
Forum universitatis 1
55128
Mainz
Tel:
06131 / 39-22122
Fax:
06131 / 39-25004
Email:
zsb@uni-mainz.de
Web:
http://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/zsb

Graduate contact

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität FB 04: Universitätsmedizin
Address
55099
Mainz
Tel:
+49 (0)6131 / 179145
Email:
karram@uni-mainz.de

Dr. rer. nat. Khalad Karram