Biophysics - Master of Science (MSc)

Application period

winter semester: 1 April - 15 May
summer semester:  ---

Required language proficiency:
English

Admission restriction:
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Applicants with a German education certificate (German bachelor's or equivalent degree)
 

Step 1: Registration in the campus portal of Ulm University
You register online via "My personal campus portal".
After self-registration, you will receive an e-mail with the activation code and a request to confirm your personal account in the campus portal of Ulm University.

Step 2: Application in the campus portal of Ulm University
You submit your application via "My personal campus portal" and upload the required documents.

Applicants with a foreign education certificate (bachelor's or equivalent degree)
 

Step 1: Online application via uni-assist
Register for the uni-assist online portal, answer all the basic questions and questions for your course application.

Step 2: Upload documents
Please upload the required application documents at the uni-assist online portal. Give your documents an unambiguous name.

Step 3: Submit your application to uni-assist electronically
(Paper-based documents are not required for application)

Step 4: Pay the handling fees to uni-assist

All required application documents as well as the payment must be received by uni-assist before the application deadline.

Further information

  • Bachelor's degree or at least equivalent degree at the level of at least three years of study at a university, university of applied sciences, cooperative university or at a recognised foreign higher education institution in a degree programme in biophysics, physics, physics and management, chemistry, biochemistry, molecular medicine, biology or biotechnology or in a subject-related or subject-specific degree programme with examination results evidenced by one of the points 1 to 3

                       1) a bachelor's degree with an overall grade of 2.5 or better
                       2) if the degree has not yet been complete examination results weighted according to credit points, showing an average grade of 3.0
                           or better by the application deadline.
                       3) applicants with a final grade of 3,0 or better must prove their suitability in a selection interview.

  • proof of basic competencies in the fields of mathematics and experimental physics
  • letter of motivation max. 2 pages considering the following aspects:
    • reasons for the interest in the master's programme in Biophysics
    • reasons for the choice of Ulm University as place of study
    • explanation of expectations for personal and professional future
       
  • Curriculum vitae, proof of work experience
  • English language proficiency at level B2 CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Selection interview for applicants with a bachelor degree outside the EU

For legally binding information please see the Master of Science Biophysics admissions statutes.

When submitting your application via "My personal campus portal", you must upload the following documents:

  • Bachelor's degree diploma (certificate) with final grade as well as overview of subjects and grades /transcript of records with credit points/Diploma Supplement (if available).
  • If you have not yet completed your higher education degree: overview of subjects and grades/transcript of records issued by the higher education institution with the total credit points earned up to the application deadline and an indication of the provisional average grade.
  • Form for the subject-specific additional information.
  • Proof of English language proficiency at level B2 CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Proof of basic competencies in the fields of mathematics and experimental physics.
  • letter of motivation max. 2 pages considering the following aspects: reasons for the interest in the master's programme in Biophysics, reasons for the choice of Ulm University as place of study and explanation of expectations for personal and professional future
  • Curriculum vitae, proof of work experience
  • In the case of a higher education degree from China, India or Vietnam: APS certificate or APS confirmation.
  • In the case of a foreign higher education degree: grading scale of the degree programme with indication of the lowest passing grade and maximum grade for the degree, to be shown on the bachelor's degree diploma/bachelor's degree certificate or on an official document of the higher education institution.
  • If proof and documents to be submitted are not written in German or English, additionally an official translation into German or English is required
  • For applicants who do not come from an EU country or the European Economic Area and have a German higher education entrance qualification (“Abitur”): proof of higher education entrance qualification

Please note:

  • It is not necessary to certify the supporting documents
  • When submitting the application, all required supporting documents must be uploaded. Subsequent submission is not possible.
  • Application documents in paper form, as a fax or by e-mail will not be accepted.
  • A document issued in another name must be supplemented by documentary evidence of the change of name.
  • Further supporting documents may be required for your application.

You will be admitted if you meet the following requirements:

  • Compliance with application form and period
  • Compliance with formal entrance requirements (undergraduate programme, entrance grades, relevant competences and proof of English proficiency, if necessary selection interview)
  • Proof of equivalence regarding the subject-matter of your study qualification (decision of the admissions committee)

Further information on the master's programme biophysics.

If you are enrolled in a bachelor's degree programme in biophysics at Ulm University, no application is required. You submit an Application to change degree programme to the Studiensekretariat as soon as you have completed your bachelor's degree and meet the following admission requirements:

- bachelor's degree with an overall grade of 2.5 or better
- proof of the required English language skills

Yvonne Mayer

Öffnungszeiten:
Di: 10:00-11:30, 14:00-15:30 Uhr
Mi, Do: 09:00-11:30, 14:00-15:30 Uhr

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