Biophysics M.Sc.

In this two-year Master's programme, you will receive a comprehensive training in modern biophysics, and you will be prepared for the interdisciplinary nature of modern life sciences. Through a variety of elective modules and special courses, you can shape your studies according to your personal inclinations. You will be required to complete a total of 120 credit points (LP) and, at the end of your studies, a master's thesis (30 LP) in which you will be able to apply your creativity and knowledge in solving a current problem.

Gloria Gessinger

Study Coordinator M. Sc. Biophysics
Academic affairs committee Physik
Albert-Einstein-Allee 11
89081 Ulm
Phone: 0731-50-22292
Room: N25/3101


Prof. Dr. Christof Gebhardt

Chairman examination board Biophysics
Institute of Biophysics
Albert-Einstein-Allee 11
D-89081 Ulm

N25, Room 3211

0049 (0) 731 50-23364

Study Plans

Study plans

Biophysics M.Sc. Study plan FSPO 2024

The study plan gives a recommendation on the order in which you should complete the modules. The first two semesters are for the lectures, practicals and seminars and the last two for the one-year research phase with two research projects and the Master's thesis.

Deadlines: the Master's programme must be completed by the end of the 7th semester. By the end of the third semester you must have at least 45 ECTS.


Exam organization

In the following pages you will find helpful information on the examination procedure:

Forms from the Studiensekretariat

To take an examination and obtain the corresponding credit points, students must register via the Higher Education portal

Exam registrations for written exams have to be made at the latest five days before the exam date (e.g. exam date 21 February, last possible registration: 16 February). Late registrations are not possible.

  • If you fail to appear at an examination date and have not revoked your registration, you will be deemed to have failed the examination.
  • If you fall ill in the four days between registration and the examination date and cannot take part in the examination, you should obtain a medical certificate stating the illness. The medical certificate, together with the appropriate form from Studiensekretariat, must be sent to the Studiensekretariat as soon as possible.

Please see FAQs.

  • Examinations that have been passed cannot be repeated.
  • You can repeat all failed exams twice.