Applied Biotechnology

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)


Modern biotechnology and its interdisciplinary subject areas is one of the key technologies of the 21st century. With the consecutive Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology the BTU Cottbus - Senftenberg offers both a first professional degree for B.Sc., as and a further qualification of M.Sc. The bachelor’s programme teaches scientific principles and conveys in-depth knowledge of cell biology, microbiology, molecular biology and nanobiotechnology. In addition to solid theoretical training incorporating the most up-to-date scientific knowledge, the course allows for a large amount of practical training in modern laboratory methods under intensive supervision. Students are thus extremely well prepared to carry out practical bachelor’s work in national and international research institutions and companies. The seven-semester bachelor's degree program, which provides a high level of technical and methodological skills prepares students to take up immediate employment.

Professional Fields of Activity

  • Work in national and international research institutes or in the life sciences industry (biotechnology, pharmaceutical, cosmetic industries)
  • Work as product and sales managers
  • Work in production and quality management in the life sciences industry
  • Employment in regulatory authorities as well as in diagnostic laboratories

Further postgraduate opportunities

Applications and Admissions

Admissions Requirements

Advanced technical college entrance qualification or General university entrance qualification (Abitur)

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