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Application, Requirements, Selection

The application for the Master of Infection Biology takes place at the Hannover Medical School and the Universidad Católica de Córdoba using a joint online platform.

Applications for the first semester 2018 (starting in August with language classes. Lectures start in September in Argentina) with all necessary documents.

  • Letter of motivation
  • Certificates (Bachelor/Licenciado degree including diploma supplement, if applicable, training certificates, work references etc. – all as copies certified by an apostille according to the Hague conventions) or proof of enrollment transcript of records (supplied by the examination office), copy of the registration of the bachelor thesis
    o Certificate of the University entrance degree
    o Language certificates
    o Proof of longer stays in English speaking countries, if applicable
  • CV in English

Application must be submitted online ( until 01.06.2018.


Andrea von Craushaar

Coordinator Germany
Medizinische Hochschule Hannover / TWINCORE
M.Sc. Infection Biology
Feodor-Lynen-Str 7

30625 Hannover

Tel.: 0511/22002-7113, Fax: -7186

Program Director Germany
Prof. Dr. Tim Sparwasser


Coordinator Argentina
Milton E. Escobar
Secretario de Asuntos Internacionales. Área de Cooperación Internacional
e Intercambio Académico. Universidad Católica de Córdoba
X5016DHK - Ciudad de Córdoba
Tel/ Fax: +54 351 4938121

Program Director Argentina
Prof. Dr. Hugo Luján

The conditions for access to the master's degree in Infection Biology are given in the current admission regulations.


The master program is directed at Bachelor and Licenciado students who successfully completed their study in a biological or related field of study.


The lectures start in September (Spanish course for Germans in August) in Argentina, during the second year teaching will take place in Germany.


DAHZ/CUAA’s funds will cover costs related to flights, international health insurance and living costs abroad for the applications

• from Germany/Europe (1st year)
• from Argentina/South America (2nd year)

The scholarship will not cover living costs during the programme holidays. 


Every year 8 students are admitted to the program, 4 from Argentina and 4 from Germany.


The students are selected in a joint multi-phase and multi-level admission process and are enrolled at both universities.



Official Bachelor degree issued by Argentinian University or equivalent to a German degree of at least 180 credits (i.e. three years of full-time studies), in biology, (bio)medicine, biotechnology, bioscience and others related with relevant knowledge in cell biology, genetics (bio)chemistry and molecular biology. Particular suitability is assumed if at least 150 credit points (German system) / 3.5 years of study (Argentinean system) are already present even if the final degree has not yet been received at the time of application.


English proficiency, normally attested by means of an internationally recognized successful test such as TOEFL (internet-based not less than a score of 80; no part less than a score of 20)or IELTS (Minimum 6,5 points; no part less than a score of 5,5). Proof of longer stays in English speaking countries will also be considered.


Selection will be based on previous academic studies with emphasis on grades in relevant fields, previous experience of laboratory work and additional qualifications, as well as CV and personal interview.