University of Innsbruck

Bachelor’s Programme

The Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Biology offers a broad education in the main branches of biology. The students acquire theoretical knowledge and practical skills through extensive laboratory work and field experience. With this basic education the graduates know how to detect, analyse and assess biological systems and their interaction with their environment at the molecular, organism and ecosystem level.

Bachelor's Programme: Biology

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Please note: the language of instruction for this programme is German.


Bachelor of Science (BSc)

6 semesters/180 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study


Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent, language certificates

Supplemental Examination
Biology and Environmental Protection

Information on the curriculum

The right degree for me?



  • obtain basic education in the main branches of biology
  • gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills
  • study specific topics and functions of biology
  • work at the molecular, organism and ecosystem level following high professional standards
  • develop innovative solutions
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My career

My career

My career opportunities

  • work with government agencies and public authorities
  • positions in biotechnological companies
  • employment in botanical gardens and zoos
  • work in agriculture and forestry, landscape ecology
  • positions in the food and cosmetics industry
  • work in life sciences, medicine, medical technology and pharmaceutical industries
  • employment in museums, scientific collections and libraries
  • work in quality assurance and management
  • jobs in the field of environmental protection and conservation
  • employment in environmental and outdoor education

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