Sektion Biologie


Many thanks for your interest in the MAMBE program! Please don't hesitate to send us an email (, if there are still open questions.

If you are interested in joining this unique master curriculum, then you are welcome to apply with the below listed documents. The application deadline is 15th July 2015.

Note that the application procedure for German and non-German students differ. All German students can apply directly by sending the below documents to the MAMBE email ( All non-German applicants must submit their documents via UNI-ASSIST in Berlin. It is important that you fill in and submit the online application form and additionally send your application documents via postal mail to Uni-ASSIST. To apply ONLY online is NOT sufficient!

Here is the link to Uni-ASSIST:

Here is the postal address for Uni-Assist:
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Genestraße 5
D–10829 Berlin

Here is additional information on the application procedure from Kiel University:

These are the documents, which must be submitted by both German and non-German applicants:

  • Bachelor certificate (Bachelor of Science) in Biology or Bachelor certificate of a related subject (the final grade should be better than 2.5 or among the top 30% marks according to the ECTS Grading Table, cf. ECTS User's Guide, European Communities 2009). If you did not yet receive the final certificate, then please include a preliminary certificate with an overview of completed courses, marks, and ECTS. 
  • Document confirming your proficiency in English, such as:
    • Confirmation of 8 years of English in secondary school (Sekundarstufe I & II for German applicants) OR
    • Confirmation of a school or university stay of at least 6 months in an English-speaking country OR
    • One of following English tests:
      • TOEFL® ITP (Paper-based test): ≥ 580 points
      • TOEFL® iBT (Internet-based test): ≥ 90 points
      • IELTS 6.5 (no part worse than 6.0)
      • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
      • Comparable test
  • Letter of motivation (not more than one page) - please explain why you are specifically interested in this particular Master curriculum and which specific qualifications of relevance for MAMBE you already possess!
  • Curriculum vitae (concise overview, no more than 2 pages)


All applications received by the dead-line (15th July 2015) will be checked for formal criteria (complete documents, final mark of Bachelor certificate, English proficiency). Thereafter, suitability of the application will be assessed by the MAMBE committee. As soon as a decision was made, you'll receive an acceptance (permission) letter. With that letter you'll be able to register either at the student's service office (if you are a German applicant) or at the international center (as a foreign student). Depending on your citizenship, the selection process during MAMBE application and the subsequent steps differ slightly, as is shown below:

Application scheme for foreign students

Application scheme for foreign (Non-German) students

Application scheme for German students

Application scheme for German students