Biochemistry - Master of Science (MSc)

Application period

winter semester: 1 April - 15 May
summer semester:   15 Oct. - 15 Nov.

Required language proficiency:

Admission restriction:

This is how you apply:

Step 1: Registration in the campus portal of Ulm University
You register online in the 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 in the campus portal and upload the required documents.


Further information

  • a bachelor's degree or an equal recognized degree in Biochemistry or another programme with largely equivalent content obtained at a German or foreign higher education institution, or a qualification which is recognised as equivalent at the level of at least three years of study.
    a bachelor's degree with an overall final grade of 2.7 or better;
  • or if you have not yet completed your degree:
    the study achievements and exam results with a minimum of 140 credit points (ECTS-points) and an average grade of 3.0 or better.
  • sufficient German language proficiency


     For legally binding information please see the MSc Biochemistry admissions statutes.



When submitting your application via the campus portal of Ulm University, you must upload the following documents:

  • Bachelor's degree diploma and bachelor's degree 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.
  • Module descriptions of the completed bachelor´s programme (PDF-format)
  • Form for the subject-specific additional (pdf)
  • For non-German-taught bachelor's degree programme: proof of German language proficiency
  • In the case of a higher education degree from China, Vietnam or India: 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 as well as completeness of documents
  • Compliance with formal entrance requirements
  • Proof of equivalence regarding the subject-matter of your study qualification (decision of the admissions committee)




Further information on the master's programme Biochemistry.

If you are enrolled in a bachelor's degree programme in Biochemistry or Molecular Medicine 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 2,7 or better

Susanne Kufner

Opening hours:
Tues: 10.00 a.m.-11.30 a.m.
Thu: 9.00 a.m.-11.30 a.m.

reachable by phone:
Mon, Tues, Thu, Fri: 9.00 a.m.-13.00 p.m.
Wed: 9.00 a.m.-12.00 p.m.

Dept. II-1 Admission Office
Helmholtzstr. 22
89081 Ulm