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... looks into questions such as ...

  • How do proteins work?
  • How are animal and plant cells structured?
  • Which role plays biotechnology for renewable energies?
  • How do species evolve?
  • How do diseases of the nervous system evolve?
  • I love how diverse the discipline 'Biology' is!

    Sarah Christina Peys, Bachelor's degree read more ...

  • I enjoy the hands-on exercises most, because this is where I can apply my theoretical knowledge.

    Annabel Kuppels, Bachelor's degree read more ...

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Biology, Bachelor 1 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it offers the opportunity of studying and researching both the small and the big questions of life.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Zoology
  • Cell Biology
  • Botany
  • Biodiversity
  • Structural Biology
  • Genetics
  • Physiology

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • an interest in studying biological issues
  • an interest in gaining an understanding of mathematics, chemistry and physics


  • studying and researching

struggles through:

  • gaining an understanding of complex issues
  • English-language literature
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in the biotech industry
  • in the pharmaceutical industry
  • in the food industry
  • in the environmental protection industry
  • in research institutes

And else?

A prep course ...

can be covered voluntarily.
Name: Principles of Natural Science, Mathematics for Natural Science Students
Start: September

Further information about prep courses

An internship ...

is recommended. It is done in the 1st-5th semester.
Duration: 3-6 weeks

Studying abroad ...

is recommended. It is done in the 5th semester.
Duration: 1 semester

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Studienfachberatung Biologie
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Biologie
Building, Room: ND 03/70
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23139
Website Fachschaft


Degree programmes' website


Degree: Bachelor of Science
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German

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