The Master’s degree in Molecular Biology is a joint interdisciplinary program offered by the JKU Linz and the University of Salzburg. The program expands upon the general education base acquired during Bachelor studies in natural sciences and provides in-depth studies in biochemistry, organic chemistry, biophysics, bioanalytics, structural biology, genetics, cell biology, system biology, and molecular biotechnology. The curriculum focuses on student-centered learning, using state-of-the-art equipment and training students in advanced research methods to assist them in acquiring a deeper understanding of life science fields such as molecular biology, cell biology and biotechnology.
Master's Degree in Molecular Biology
Master of Science (MSc)
Linz and Salzburg
English (level B2)
Graduates of the joint Master’s degree program in Molecular Biology are highly qualified to pursue excellent employment opportunities in Austria or abroad in the field of molecular biology, cell biology, and biotechnology, both in academia or in industry. Graduates possess high-level skills such as:
ADVANCED DEGREES AT THE JKU
After successful completion of the Master's degree program, you can earn an advanced degree at the JKU:
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As part of the Master’s degree program, students are required to complete courses totaling 120 ECTS credits in the following areas:
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Hands-On Training in Molecular Biological Research
Master's Seminar and Final Master's Examination
Final Master's Examination in front of the Examination Committee
*Salzburg **Linz ***Salzburg/Linz
Contact the Admissions Office for additional information about the admission requirements.