Molecular Biosciences (Master of Science)


Conditions of admission


Course content and focus areas 

The M.Sc. in Molecular Biosciences provides in-depth knowledge of molecular aspects in genetics, biochemistry, developmental biology, physiology and cell biology via intensive training in several methodical and conceptual areas.

Detailed information

Information from the department
Study regulations


Master of Science Molecular Biosciences 


The standard length of study for the Master of Science degree is 4 semesters.  

Languages of instruction

German and English 

Start of the programme

The study programme starts at the beginning of the winter semester. 

Student advisory service Dr. Markus Fauth

Institut für Molekulare Biowissenschaften
Max-von-Laue-Straße 9, Biozentrum N210/R 2.07
60438 Frankfurt

Tel: 069/798-24827

Prof. Dr. Claudia Büchel

Institut für Molekulare Biowissenschaften
Max-von-Laue-Straße 9, Biozentrum N210/R 2.02
60438 Frankfurt

Tel.: 069/798 29602
Fr 10-12 Uhr

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Conditions of admission 

Admission requirements
  • Bachelor of Science or an equivalent bio-scientific programme
  • Applicants with an international university entrance qualification and Bachelor's degree must prove sufficient German language skills according to the regulations of the Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH), the German language test for university entrance.
Provisional admission

Temporary admission is possible if the Bachelor of Science programme has not yet been completed; this requires a transcript of records stating a minimum of at least 80% of the required for the bachelor's degree CP (normally 144 credit points).

Mode of admission Admission is restricted.

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Goethe Goes Global Goethe University offers scholarships for this Master programme. Eligible for application are candidates from all over the world who have obtained a degree from a university outside Germany. For details please click here.

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Documents to be submitted
  • If you are not already enrolled at Universität Frankfurt:
    university entrance qualification (e.g. A-Levels)
  • certificate of the first, full-degree programme
  • transcript of  records or equivalent document listing the content of the study programme
  • If the Bachelor's degree has not yet been completed:
    a transcript of records or equivalent document listing the content of the study programme and average grade
  • certificate of German language skills for international applicants
  • you may need to submit other documents, depending on your country of origin and your previous education; please see the general information about applying for a Master’s degree.
Deadline for applications

01.04. - 15.07. 

Address for applications Online application portal for Master’s study programmes

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