Chemistry and Biotechnology (CBT) (BSc)

Germany

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The award
BSc

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
EUR 20000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 20000 per year

All study options

About Chemistry and Biotechnology (CBT) at Jacobs University Bremen

Chemistry is the scientific discipline involved with elements and compounds composed of atoms, molecules, and ions: their composition, structure, behavior and the changes they undergo during a reaction with other substances. Biotechnology is the application of biology to the solution of real-life challenges, where an element of profit is a prerequisite. The two disciplines are connected by their molecular approach and by their vast commercial importance.

The transdisciplinary CBT study program offers chemistry modules that include organic, inorganic, analytical, and physical chemistry; students are also taught the relevant aspects of mathematics, engineering, and industrial practice. The focus of biotechnology in this study program is to learn how the industry can take advantage of biocatalysts and biomolecules in order to contribute to a more sustainable future. Biorefining, i.e. the uses of renewable rather than fossil resources, is another major aspect of CBT; this will introduce students to the concept and practice of the "circular economy".

The degree program Chemistry and Biotechnology equips students with the knowledge, research techniques, and the problem-solving skills necessary for a career in chemistry and/or biotechnology, and for further studies at the Master or PhD level.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 20000 per yearInternational course feesEUR 20000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Tuition for undergraduate programs is 20,000 EUR and room and board (accommodations and meals) is 8,000 EUR per year. For information about scholarships, please visit the Financing Options page

Entry requirements

Interested students apply for undergraduate studies via the Common App. For more infomation about the entry requirements and how to apply, please visit the Application Information page.

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