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University of Oldenburg Course Type: Master taught Start Date: April, October
Location: Oldenburg, Germany Duration: Full time - 2 Years Fees/total cost: EUR 0.00


The master's programme provides German and international students with a well founded education in Microbiology. It consists of research oriented focus areas in environmental microbiology and is generally taught in English.

The Institute for Chemistry and Marine Biology (ICBM), in conjunction with other institutes in the greater region of Groningen, Emden, Oldenburg, and Bremen offer a broad range of options in microbiology. Apart from the universities a number of research institutes contribute to this programme, including the Max-Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen, the Alfred-Wegener-Institute in Bremerhaven, as well as the Senckenberg-Institute in Wilhelmshaven. The fact that the programme is offered in English facilitates better access to science and to the international labour market.

Full time

Start date:
April, October
2 Years
Teaching method:
Oldenburg, Germany
EUR 0.00
EUR 0.00
Tuition fees

Course Provider Details

Course contact information

Professor Heribert Cypionka
The Institute for Chemistry and Marine Biology
University accredited:
120 ECTS
Last update: 04/04/2016


Module name Credits (ECTS or CATS) Duration Core / elective / recommended Available as Short course (CPD)
Masters Thesis 30 ECTS core  
Microbial Physiology and Diversity  
Molecular Mechanisms and Interactions  
Research Projects