Admission requirements

Admission requirements

General admission requirements
IMIM is a multi- and interdisciplinary programme that allows for applicants from many different academic backgrounds to gain access, provided that they have an excellent academic record and a passion for translational biomedical research.

Below, you find a summarized overview of the general IMIM admission requirements. Please note that the available number of places in the programme is limited and that access to the programme is granted on the basis of a ranking of applications (see below).

  • A bachelor degree in one of the following (or closely related) fields: biochemistry; pharmaceutical sciences; biomedical sciences; genetics; molecular biology; biotechnology; medicine; dentistry; or similar.
  • A bachelor (or master) degree at least equivalent to a European undergraduate degree (of 180 ECTS) in terms of general end-level of the qualification as well as academic focus.
  • Proven record of academic/extra-curricular excellence: e.g. GPA; research experience.
  • A bachelor degree which meets the subject specific requirements of the IMIM programme and of the related master programmes of the European partner universities.
  • Strong motivation to pursue a career incorporating translational, biomedical sciences and research.
  • Proven English proficiency in accordance with IMIM admission requirements.

IMIM students spend their first year of the two-year master programme at the European partner university that is the best fit for given their specific knowledge and experience. In the application procedure, you can indicate at which university you prefer to start the IMIM programme. This personal preference will be taken into account where possible and appropriate; the final decision on the first host-university, however, lies with the IMIM admission board.