8 semesters
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Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
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Other costs apply

About this course

Target group of students are those interested in a scientifically sound training with medical issues and a practical alternative to the medical-vocational activities, as provided for in the human medical school, are looking for. Specifically, the molecular and cell biology research has influenced the medicine of the past decades and is indispensable for further improving diagnosis and therapy.

Career opportunities include:

  • a job in scientific research (eg universities, Max Planck Institutes or other major research institutions),
  • a job in the industry (eg, biomedical engineering, production and quality control,
  • Activities in basic research and development, publication, publishing, marketing, administrative tasks)
  • a job in private laboratories (eg, molecular diagnostics and analysis, environmental protection)
  • a job in hospitals (eg, molecular and biochemical diagnostics, clinical research)
  • a job in government agencies (eg, state police, state and federal health departments, inspectorates, environmental protection, medical associations),
  • a job in other institutions (eg ministries, research funding organizations, technology transfer institutions.

Entry Requirements

 The following are parts of the application process necessary for admission consideration:

  • Common Application
  • Educational History Form (EHF)
  • Certificate of secondary school completion such as the German Abitur (i.e. International Baccalaureate, High School Diploma (with recommended tests depending on your region), GCSE A-levels, etc.)
  • SAT or ACT
  • English Language Proficiency Test