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- Master´s programs

The regulations of this program regarding admission and structure are currently being redeveloped. For further information, please see the homepage of the institute and this site.

Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy
Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Dr. Jens P. Fürste; Christiane Müller
Takustr. 3
14195 Berlin
(030) 838 - 553 30 (only for admission requirements and study program)
(030) 838 - 53900

For admittance to the master’s program applicants need to fulfill the following admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry or an equivalent degree with credits in biochemistry that correspond to the bachelor’s program in biochemistry at the Freie Universität Berlin.

  • With certain restrictions, it is possible to complete the master’s degree program by taking classes solely in English. The necessary English language skills must as a rule be proven by exam results.

The admission is limited.

Proof of sufficient German (DSH2) or English Skills (IELTS 5.0; TOEFL: Paper 500 or Computer 170 or Internet 80) for all applicants whose first language is not German and who have earned their initial degree from a university (or equivalent institution) where the language of instruction is not German, which are necessary to understand courses and specialist literature.

Students do not pay any tuition fees, the university only charges semester fees and contributions each semester.
1st Semester Admissions
Limited admissions
Admission for Higher Semesters
Limited admissions
Application and Registration Period
Only for 1st semester: April 15 - May 31 (for winter semester) and December 1 - January 15 (for summer semester), only for higher semesters: July 1 - August 15 (for winter semester) and January 1 - February 15 (for summer semester)
Program Start
Winter and summer semester
English, German
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
4 Semester