The bachelor’s programme in Biology gives a basic understanding of biology and its subdisciplines. It equips students with general knowledge of biology and important fundamental subjects, such as chemistry, physics, and statistics.
The master’s programme in Molecular Biology aims at providing students with profound expertise in the field of molecular biology. They broaden their knowledge of the methods in molecular biology, and are then able to work on complex molecular and biomedical questions independently. Students can select one of the following specialisations according to their interests: Biochemistry, Molecular Structural Biology, or Molecular Cell Biology.
The master’s programme in Genetics and Developmental Biology aims at providing students with profound knowledge of either genetics and molecular pathology, or cell biology and developmental biology, depending on the selected modules. In addition, they have acquired all the necessary competences to conduct research in an international research environment. Classes are held in German and English.
The English-language master's programme aims at equipping students with profound knowledge, experimental skills and academic competences in the fields of molecular microbiology, microbial ecology and immunobiology.
The Studies Service Center for Molecular Biology provides administrative support for Bachelor and Master students of the University of Vienna at the Max Perutz Labs. It is located on the 6th floor of the Max Perutz Labs main building in room 6.111a.
The aim of the Medicine degree programme at the Medical University of Vienna is to educate medical doctors for the profession of physician in all specialties - in theory and in practice.
The aim of the Medical Informatics Master's Programme is a scientific training that makes it possible to design and conduct IT projects in the varied fields of biomedical research, medicine and health care.
Applicants for undergraduate studies have to follow the admission procedure of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna. More information about first time admission, deadlines, and legal requirements is available on the websites of the Universities.
Admission to the University of Vienna
Admission to the Medical University of Vienna
In 9-week courses, undergraduate students have the opportunity to work side by side with our scientists. Students will experience world-class research while preparing for their graduate studies in molecular or cell biology. The summer school is jointly organized with our partners the Gregor Mendel Institute (GMI) of Molecular Plant Biology, the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) and the Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP).
Learn more about the Summer School.