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 higher than 1.9 or less than 2.4 (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 Master of Science program in Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Faculty of Biology of the LMU Munich, 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 interviews for the master’s program starting in autumn 2024 for applicants from home and abroad will generally take place in spring 2024.