Program Details

MarMic offers a 4 year program with the first year consisting of theoretical and practical training with lectures, tutorials, practical courses, laboratory rotations, and seminars. After the first year, the majority of MarMic students enters the Ph.D. pro
Bremen, Germany
Program Type:
Full Degree
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Program Overview

Program Description:

The International Max Planck Research School of Marine Microbiology (MarMic) is an M.Sc. / Ph.D. graduate program for highly qualified and motivated national and international students. MarMic teaches students to take an interdisciplinary approach to the understanding of marine prokaryotic and eukaryotic microbiology, offering training in physiology, ecology, evolution, molecular biology, bioinformatics, and other related subjects.

Marine microorganisms are essential to the maintenance of our biosphere, yet we have only fragmentary understanding of the diversity and function of the microbial life in our oceans. The study of marine microbiology involves research of fundamental issues such as the evolution of life, the functioning of marine food webs, global climate change, the fate of pollutants, and the biodiversity of the ocean.

Students do not pay tuition fees. The administration fee is about 300 Euro per semester and already includes the ticket for public transportation.

Additional Program Information

Financial Aid:
FinancialAid Info:
A limited number of full room and board scholarships (up to 800 Euro per month) will be available through the program.

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