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Short Facts

Academic Degree:Master of Science in Engineering / MSc or M.Sc.
Use of the academic degree in combination with the brand "MCI" approved

Duration:4 semesters incl. Master thesis and final exams
Prerequisites:Bachelor or equivalent degree in relevant studies or studies comprising a certain level of relevant ECTS points
Next start:Fall 2017


Applications for this study program are accepted every time.
Applications for admission to the degree program must be submitted online using the standardized application form accompanied by the required documents within the period stipulated.
An early application is recommended.

Admission deadlines

   Deadline  Exam & Interview 
Date 1   09, December 2016*   9, January 2016
Date 2  17, February 2017   6, March 2017
Date 3  14, April 2017   8, May 2017
Date 4  19, May 2017   12, June 2017
Date 5  16, June 2017   17, July 2017
*recommended for applications from non-EU countries

Following the vetting of applicants’ previous qualifications, the decision on admission to the program will be based on the following items, which are weighted as indicated:

Career background - 30%
The applicant’s professional background is considered on the basis of the submitted application materials. Particular attention is paid to education and certificates, general professional development and position (duties, responsibilities, etc.) as well as academic and professional goals.

Written entrance exam - 20%

The written entrance exam (molecular biology, cell biology, chemistry and fundamentals of process engineering, in particular biotechnology-process engineering) tests the compatibility of the applicants with the target group.

Interview - 50%

The interview is conducted by a commission and gives applicants the opportunity to present themselves personally, to expand on information provided in the application materials and to explain their academic and professional goals.

Allocation of places

Participation in the admission procedure is free of charge. However, in order to cover expenses the MCI reserves the right to impose a fee to the amount of EUR 50,- on persons failing to appear at a pre-arranged admission-procedure appointments. Notice of cancellation must be given at least two working days before an appointment is due to take place.


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