Molecular and Developmental Stem Cell Biology

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Molecular and Developmental Stem Cell Biology, Master 1 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

the course incorporates traditional basic disciplines, such as cell biology, histology, biochemistry and pathology, as well as state-of-the-art research in the fields of epigenetics, bioinformatics and developmental biology, in order to enable students to gain a comprehensive understanding of innovative translation approaches in medical science.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
• Stem cell physiology
• Bioinformatics
• Methods of molecular biology
• Tissue engineering
• Pathology of degenerative disorders
• Molecular imaging
• Bioethics and handling of laboratory animals

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

have a BSc in biology/molecular biology, or state examination/master of dentistry, human, or molecular medicine. Basic maths and English skills (TOEFL test).

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
• Biology
• Biochemistry
• Biotechnology
• Molecular biology
• Human medicine
• Veterinary medicine
• Biomedicine
• Dentistry
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
in the pharmaceutical industry or scientific institutions. They are also qualified to study for a scientific or medical doctorate.

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done during the degree course.

Studying abroad ...

can be done voluntarily.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Christiane Gelhaus
Building, Room: MA 5/157
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-26816


Degree programmes' website


Degree: Master of Science
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: English

Detailed information for international applicants

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