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Biology, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

The bachelor's programme in biology at the University of Bayreuth provides a basic scientific education and a broad introduction to the biological sciences, including biotechnology/gene technology and ecology. The course is divided into four major parts: general scientific basics, biological basics, specialisation, and interdisciplinary skills.

Sonja Endres, UBT-Alumna
Studying in Bayreuth was very diverse and gave me insights into a wide range of disciplines. In particular, I took away a lot from the internships. I would always prefer to study at a "smaller" university like Bayreuth because the supervision and organization of the studies is easier and better with fewer students. In the end, this is more helpful than a theoretically larger selection of options at large universities.

Dr. Sonja Endres, University of Bayreuth Alumna, Marine biologist

This degree programme is taught in German.

Good knowledge of German is an essential prerequisite to successfully completing the degree programme. Proof of German language proficiency at B2 level or equivalent is required for admission. For detailed information, please see the German version of the study programme site.

Any questions? We are happy to inform, advise and support you – confidentially, personally, independently!

Contact for questions about application, admission and requirements for prospective international students:

Contact for questions about studying, general advice on choosing a course of study, changing subjects, and problems during studies:

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Student Advising

Hotline: +49 (0)921 / 55-4433 (Tue-Thu, 10-11 a.m.)
Website: www.studienberatung.uni-bayreuth.de/en/index.html

Link to contact form (in German language)

Have we aroused your interest? You can find all information about the Bachelor Biology at the University of Bayreuth on the website.

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