Biology / Bioscience, Department
Fachbereich 10: Biologie at the Uni Mainz
- Saarstraße 21
- 55099 Mainz
- Phone: +49 6131 392-2548
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Special features regarding teachingOption of dissection-free studies; high experimental content in the courses; empirical theses; high proportion of compulsory elective modules and great flexibility of selection in the elective areas; research-oriented teaching; strong networking with the natural science and mathematics departments and university medicine; offer of also international excursions.
Special features regarding the international orientationParticipation in the ERASMUS student exchange programmes with 12 partner universities, two departmental representatives for international affairs, cooperation with central institutions, international department and "Incoming" department, range of excursions abroad, possibility to write final theses abroad; member of the EU-funded FORTHEM Alliance, development of international study programmes.
Special features regarding research activitiesTwo institutes are closely linked to the Department of Biology: IMB (gene regulation, epigenetics and genome stability in growth, ageing and disease development) and IBWF (fungi, their products and enzymes for pharmaceutical and agricultural applications). Graduate Programme Gene Regulation in Evolution, Int. PhD Programme (IPP). Collaborative Research Centre Regulation of DNA Repair and Genome Stability. Research Initiative ReALity (Resilience, Adaptation, Healthy Ageing), Translational Neurosciences Research Focus (FTN), European Networked Study FORTHEM, two MPIs
Other special featuresGuidance for long-term students, daily opening hours in the Academic Office/Examination Office, also during the non-lecture period. Erasmus student exchange programme with 12 partner universities, 2 departmental representatives for foreign affairs; possible completion of theses abroad; Core Facilities Imaging; Electron Microscopy, Next Generation Sequencing, Precision Electronic Workshops, Supercomputing MOGON; International PhD programme "Gene Regulation, Epigenetics and Genome Stability", connection to Institute of Biotechnology and Drug Research.
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.mainz.de/microsite/wissenimherzen/wissenschafts-events/wissenschaftsmarkt.php
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