Chemical Biology Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Study Discipline: Science & Mathematics
Study Programme Details
City: Karlsruhe
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on an enriching academic journey with our Chemical Biology Master of Science (M.Sc.) program, designed to deepen your understanding of the intricate relationship between chemistry and biology. Over a period of 2 years, students will immerse themselves in a modular curriculum that offers flexibility and specialization opportunities, preparing them for a range of career paths in scientific research, industry, and academia. With a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration and hands-on experience, this program equips graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to tackle complex challenges at the intersection of chemistry and biology.


The Chemical Biology program is at the forefront of interdisciplinary education, bridging the gap between chemistry and biology to address pressing scientific questions. Through a combination of theoretical coursework and practical training, students explore topics such as molecular evolution, enzymatic specificity, and biosynthetic processes, gaining insight into the fundamental mechanisms underlying life at the molecular level. With a curriculum grounded in biochemistry, molecular biology, and biophysics, graduates emerge as versatile scientists capable of addressing diverse challenges in research, industry, and beyond.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, physics, or a related field
  • Internship experience totaling 50 ECTS credit points in chemistry, biology, and physics
  • Proficiency in the German language (Level B1 for foreign nationals)
  • Option A: Focus on biochemistry with elective modules in organic chemistry or biology
  • Option B: Focus on organic chemistry with elective modules in biochemistry or biology
  • Option C: Focus on biology with elective modules in biochemistry or organic chemistry

Tuition fee per semester:

  • International: 1500 EUR
  • Domestic: No tuition fee

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Chemical Biology program are well-prepared to pursue exciting career opportunities in various fields, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, healthcare, and academia. With a strong foundation in both chemistry and biology, they possess the skills and expertise to conduct cutting-edge research, develop innovative solutions, and make meaningful contributions to scientific knowledge and discovery.

Whether working in a laboratory setting, a corporate environment, or an academic institution, our alumni play a vital role in advancing the frontiers of science and improving the lives of people around the world.

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