Information for prospective students

Please note that all of our programs are taught in German language!
For an application you will need a language certificate of at least B2 level (higher recommended).


Our study advisor is always available for your personal study consulting. You may contact him by phone, e-mail or drop in for a personal appointment. more

University Information Day

Every year the Saarland University offers an event series for prospective students, the so called 'Hochschulinformationsbesuch' (University information day). At this event each institution, among the ZHMB, presents its particular study programs. In a subsequent discussion the officials are available for answering all your questions.

Starter Study

You are interested in studying at the Saarland University but not quite sure what subject you should choose? the starter study gives you the opportunity to get to know the university and our docents before finally selection a study program where you may tentatively take part in lectures of the summer semester. Please note that within this project it is not possible to purchase any credit for your eventual biology study.

Application and admittance

Prospective students may apply online beginning July 15th. The freshman year always starts in the respective winter semester. The places are allocated to the applicants by the student office (Studierendensekretariat) of the Saarland University.

Further Information

Check your interests and find out if your imagination of a biology study matches reality at "Study-Finder"

Get update news about the ZHMB and the Biology Department Saarland University at our Facebook channel.

Get a first overview of your studies with the podcast "Biologie an der UdS" (German language):