Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Bachelor degree programme / Full-time

The three-year programme includes a mandatory 22-week internship in the fifth semester. More than 50% of the students complete their internships abroad with internationally renowned enterprises, research institutes and universities.

Organisation and procedure

  • All students receive full support with organising their internship, and assistance with written and oral applications and visa formalities. One-on-one coaching is designed to discuss the student’s strengths and development areas, and find the most suitable placement with an international enterprise.
  • Departmental staff are also happy to share the benefits of their excellent network of contacts. Our international research and industrial partners are constantly offering positions for student interns.
  • The Biotechnology degree programme also works closely with its partner universities to provide work placements.


In the past, our students have completed internships at the following well-known universities, research institutes and industrial enterprises:

  • University of Sydney
  • Tissue Genesis Inc., Honolulu
  • Stem Cell Sciences, Edinburgh
  • Morphosys AG, Germany
  • Boehringer Ingelheim and Octapharma, Austria
  • Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia
  • Shanghai University
  • University of Groningen
  • Max Planck Institute, Munich
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology