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Life Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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In this Life Science degree offered by the University of Konstanz, you will receive solid, high-quality scientific training in the area of modern biomolecular research. The foundations in both chemistry and biology equip you with the specific ways of thinking in each of these disciplines. This way you acquire the professional qualification for modern pharmaceutical research.

Why study Life Science at Konstanz?

  • You can actively participate in research projects
  • Helpful services such as open office hours and tutorials
  • small groups lead to an Excellent staff-student ratio and individual superivision
  • top-level research and practice-oriented teaching
  • Your lecturers are multiple award-winning and internationally oriented scientists
  • Campus unit with short ways and a familiar atmosphere

Career prospects

As a graduate you will be prepared for a career in basic research within or outside the university context. A large variety of career possibilities open up in industry and the world of science.Typical work areas include:
  • Research and developement
  • Pharmaceutical and biotechnological industry
  • Quality management and patentsystem
  • Environmental protection
  • Project management and consulting

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • German
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • General Chemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Mathematics for Life Science
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Human Biology

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or equivalent.
  • You do not have to proof any foreign language skills. However, as large parts of the research literature are written in English, good English skills are highly recommended.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3320 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1660 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    320 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 160 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Konstanz

  • 630 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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