Biology / Bioscience, Department
Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Sektion at the Uni Konstanz
- Universitätsstraße 10
- 78457 Konstanz
- Phone: +49 7531 88-2314
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Special features regarding teachingClose integration of teaching and research; method-oriented training through laboratory practicals from the first semester onwards; increased orientation towards molecular biology; interdisciplinary knowledge transfer through networking of teaching among the natural science departments; individualisation of studies through a variety of elective courses; biolog. Teaching collection; specialisation in the English-language Master's degree course in Biological Sciences possible: "Disease Biology", "Cellular & Molecular Biology" & "Ecology, Evolution & Behaviour"; structured training of PhD students.
Special features regarding the international orientationStudy visits abroad possible through exchange partnerships (Erasmus, Freemover, etc.); English-language Master's degree course; organisation of annual international summer schools with changing focal points, part-time international Master of Advanced Safety Sciences for Medicines degree course, international PhD programs (KoRS-CB, IMPRS), cotutelles with University of Queensland, Brisbane, various collaborations at graduate school level; collaboration with "Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing", exchange of lecturers.
Special features regarding research activitiesResearch focuses: Molecular biology-oriented cell biology, chemical biology, basic biomedical research, and ecology, evolution and behaviour. Close cooperation with other departments: Chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, psychology, etc.; research networks, excellence clusters; networking with Max Planck Institute for Behavioural Biology and Biotechnology Institute Thurgau; excellent infrastructure (Limnological Institute, Botanical Garden, Animal Research Facility, Core Facilities: Bioimaging, Proteomics, Flow Cytometry, Electron Microscopy, Screening)
Other special featuresManagement of the department by firmly established advisers (organisation of teaching, teaching rooms, examination administration, resource management, etc.); establishment of course developers, internationalisation officers, general and examination-related study advisers; mentoring programme for first-year students, annual Teaching Day for teachers and students, tutor training, student course evaluation (semester by semester), culture of open doors, intensive intra- & interdisciplinary exchange due to spatial proximity (campus university), large range of leisure activities for students.
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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