General Information

Biochemistry deals with the investigation of biomolecular structures, metabolism and information exchange within and between organisms.


The Biochemistry degree course is restricted in terms of location, in the past with a numerus clausus of about 2.0.


Biochemistry is a Bachelor's/Master's programme. In the Bachelor's programme with a standard study period of 6 semesters, the basics of analytical chemistry, mathematics, physics, physical chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology and so on are taught.
These are deepened in the regular 4 semester Master's programme.

Career Prospects

Biochemists primarily work in research and development at universities and research institutions. They work mainly in the fields of medicine, environment, food, genetics and pharmacology.