Molekulare Medizin (Master of Science)
(Molecular Medicine)

Molekularemedi c

Conditions of admission


Course content and focus areas 

The overall objective is an in-depth education of molecular and cellular basics in the operation of the human organ system as well as pathogenesis and therapy of human diseases. One focus of the education will be in the fields of drug research, cardiovascular research and oncology/immunology. Through broad professional education and teaching of different methodical and conceptional areas, students will learn to individually perform research in basic sciences as well as clinical-translational research (klinisch-translationale Forschung) in molecular medicine. The Masters program in molecular medicine will convey students the required knowledge and skills, train individual scientific thinking and lead to responsible behavior as a Scientist.

Detailed information

Information from the department
Study regulations


Master of Science Molecular Medicine


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. Janina Hintze

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Conditions of admission 

Admission requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Science or Molecular Medicine or
    a degree in Human Medicine or
    a successfull passed comparable degree in a related or comparable study programme like f.ex. Biochemistry, Biology (with a standard study period of at least 6 semesters)
  • Good English language skills (niveau B1) are to be proven by:
    1. high school diploma (A-levels diploma), or
    2. corresponding high school certificates and transcripts rated no lower than "adequate" (4.0), or
    3. certification of classes in english 5 years, or
    4. certification of successfully completed language courses (with at least 120 proven hours of instruction time) from a German and/or or foreign university, or
    5. lecturers (or other experts) report on language proficiency acquired through international residency, university language courses, or self-study; or
    6. other certificate recognized as equivalent by the selection committee.
  • 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

If the university entrance qualification for the consecutive Master’s programme (namely the Bachelor’s degree) has not yet been completed, you can apply for the programme with a transcript of records on the basis of at least 144 credit points. This provisional certificate must be issued by an office authorised to award grades or issue certificates. If a student is admitted, this will be on a provisional basis. Provisional admission is valid until the end of the first semester of the master’s program. The bachelor’s degree must thus be handed in by March 31 (winter intake) or September 30 (summer intake) the latest.

Mode of admission Admission will be not restricted.
Selection procedure  Admission is based on selection interviews and a short written test.

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Documents to be submitted
  • If you are not already enrolled at Goethe-University Frankfurt:
    university entrance qualification (e.g. A-Levels)
  • Bachelor’s degree certificate
  • 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 English language skills
  • Declaration of examination claim (Download)
  • If the first degree was obtained at an international higher education institution:
    certificate of German language skills. See here for more information about the required German language skills.
  • APS certificate for applicants from India, Vietnam and PR of China (original)
Application period

01.04. - 15.06.

Address for applications

Online application portal for Master’s programmes

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