BS in Biology

University of Zurich
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
3 years
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Foreign qualifications recognized by the University of Zurich must primarily be based on general education.
  • Must represent the highest possible graduation diploma from a high school or secondary school in the respective country and entitle students to a place at any university faculty and to any field of study in that country.
  • Proficiency in German


  • Basic biology studies, from the molecular level through genes, cells, the individual, the population right down to eco-systems (48 credit points = ECTS credit points).
  • Basic knowledge of mathematics (12 credit points), physics (12 credit points), chemistry (16 credit points) and biochemistry (12 credit points). With optional modules outside or related to your special fields (20 credit points) you can extend or deepen your skills during basic studies according to your own interests.
  • In the specialist studies year, this knowledge is then deepened in fields of biology, chosen by the student, with intensive block courses and special lectures (56 credit points compulsory optional modules) and supplemented by optional modules (4 credit points).

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