You will be invited to an interview if your combined score, consisting of your exam grade (70%) and grade point average of your bachelor’s degree (30%), is equal to or less than 2.0 (according to the German grading system).
At least one week before the interview, you will receive an invitation and will be notified of the time and date. The interview, which takes approximately 30 minutes, will take place via an online video call. Applicants will be interviewed by two representatives of the Faculty of Biology, of which at least one is a professor.
As far as the content of the interview is concerned: The focus will be on your motivation for applying to the Elite Master of Science program in Human Biology - Principles of Health and Disease, as explained in your motivation essay. Moreover, your academic background, the way you can discuss biology related questions and how you would solve academic problems will be evaluated.
The dates for the interviews of the 2023 selection procedure are still to be announced. The interviews for the master’s program that started in the fall of 2022 took place between May 30 - June 8, 2022.