A New Understanding of Life
the last few decades, biology has developed its natural history approach into
that of an experimentally focused discipline. Its goal is the elucidation of structure, function and interactions of
macromolecules, as well as understanding entire molecular networks and cell
interactions. In daily work, the latest
methods and technologies are applied.
Credits ECTS: 180
Language of instruction: German/English
The first year is common to all students and forms the basis for the later semesters. The second year consists of core courses and elective areas. Core courses must be completed by all students. For electives, students select a general field with a defined set of subjects to be completed. In the third year students select courses individually, with an eye to the future Master’s degree program specialization.
Mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, general biology, general chemistry and organic chemistry. The theoretical subjects are supplemented by laboratory practicals in general chemistry and biology.
Statistics, physical chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology, cell biology, methods of biological analysis, bioinformatics/genetics/genomics, microbiology/plant biology. The theoretical subjects are complemented by a laboratory practicals in biology.
Elective areas of the second year
Population and evolutionary biology; systematic biology: zoology; mycology; systematic biology: plants; anatomy/physiology; systems biology
Cellular and Molecular Biology:
Population and evolutionary biology; systems biology; anatomy/physiology. These subjects are supplemented by practical training in organic and physical chemistry.
Inorganic chemistry; organic chemistry; systems biology or anatomy/physiology. These subjects are supplemented by practical training in organic and physical chemistry.
Free choice of block and concept courses
Unconditional transfer to:
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