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Master's Degree Programme Biochemistry and Molecular Biomedical Sciences

In the interdisciplinary programme Biochemistry and Molecular Biomedical Sciences, you gain a deeper knowledge of the future-oriented specialized area of medical biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and structural biology as well as enzymology. You work on current research projects and conduct biochemical and molecular biological experiments and analyses in modern, well-equipped laboratory settings.


  • You acquire fundamental knowledge in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, biochemical analytics and structural biology.
  • You learn to apply the working and analytical techniques commonly used in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, genetic engineering and enzymology, as well as structural analysis and bioinformatics.
  • You perform experiments using modern scientific and technological methods.
  • You assess the results of experiments, identify problems and propose solutions.
  • You learn to develop new strategies by considering and assessing current research findings.
  • You use modern information technology in bioinformatics.
  • You work in teams and present the results of projects or scientific research.

Catalogues of Elective Courses

You may choose 2 of the following catalogues of elective courses:

  • Molecular Biomedical Sciences
  • Cell Biology and Bioanalytics
  • Enzymology and Structural Biology
Source: Grumet - BioTechMed
  • Duration of study: 4 semesters
  • ECTS credit points: 120
  • Academic degree: Master of Science (MSc)
  • Language of instruction: German
    Some courses in English.
  • Aufnahmebedingungen: The admission of graduates of the bachelor’s degree programme Molecular Biology offered at TU Graz and University of Graz is granted without further stipulations. Graduates of other bachelor’s degree programmes should register with the responsible representative at the Registration Office

Curriculum (in German)

Semester plan

Career Options

Graduates have numerous and varied employment opportunities. They conduct both basic and applied research. They work in universities, industry or in the public sector.

Graduates usually hold leading positions, for example in

  • the area of biochemical and pharmaceutical research,
  • food analysis,
  • medical pathology and
  • agricultural research areas.

Admission Deadlines

Winter semester 2018/19:

8 July to 30 November 2019

Summer semester 2020:

7 January to 30 April 2020

Further informationen on registration and admission

International degree programme applicants: admission and application deadlines

Information and Advice for Prospective Students