Biology (M.Sc.)


Biology (Master of Science)

(Biologie, M.Sc.) – To come into effect foreseeably from summer semester 2019 on.


General Information

Degree: Master of Science
Duration: 4 Semesters
Language: German
Internship: programme-internal internship (see Semester Course Schedule)
Requirements for Admission: Requirements for admission to the Master’s Degree programme (and thereby university enrollment) consist of a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the TU Darmstadt (benchmark degree) or an equivalent degree. Admission to the Master’s Degree programme may also depend on additional requirements. Specific degree entrance requirements may be found here [to be announced] and in the competences description [to be announced]. For further questions please contact the departmental advisor’s office.
Please also note the general information on Master’s Degree programmes, including information for students with degrees from universities abroad: International Admission.
Admission Procedure: As long as the requirements for admission (Entrance Requirements Verification) are fulfilled, there is no restriction on admission.
Application Deadline: International applicants find their application deadline here.
Application: Online
Part-time Studies: possible under specific conditions
Special Features: Enrolment in the M.Sc. Technical Biology programme is no more possible.
Semester Course Schedule (print version)
Semester Course Schedule (print version)

The degree programme is defined by four focal areas one of which must be chosen:

  • Molecular Biomedicine / Genombiology
  • Molecular Biology/Synthetic Biology
  • Biodiversity and Functional Ecology
  • Area without focus

Students who don't want to focus on one subject, but want to structure their studies freely, can do this in the “area without focus”.

More information:

Module Handbook: Biology

Module Handbook: Biological Extension

Course Catalogue

Department of Biology


Advice for Prospective M.Sc. Students

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