Molecular Biophysics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
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  • English
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  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


All courses are given by professors who perform world-class research. Hands-on laboratory course work is an integrated and essential part of the program. The final degree project is an excellent opportunity to run your own research project. Here you have the choice between a wide variety of techniques and research topics.

The Masters degree program in Molecular Biophysics is aimed at students from Sweden and abroad with a bachelor degree in chemistry or physics. No knowledge in biology is required. The program is free of tuition fee for EU citizens and all courses are given in English. It is organized by the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics of Stockholm University.

Program Structure

The Master´s degree program in Molecular Biophysics consists of six mandatory courses, up to 9 weeks of courses that can be chosen freely, and a research project of 27 to 36 weeks. Three versions of the program are shown below which depend on the length of the research project. Note that you are free to chose when in year 2 you want to do your research project. For example, you can do the shorter project at the beginning of year 2 if you want to read courses in the following spring term. Each year of study corresponds to 60 ECTS credits (c).

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Structural Biochemistry
  • The Molecular Properties of Proteins: Structure, Function and Disease
  • Bioinformatics
  • Structure and Dynamics of Biological Membranes
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy of Biological Molecule
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Academic Requirements

Special eligibility requirements
Bachelor's including 90 ECTS credits in Chemistry and/or Physics. Alternatively, a total of 180 credits, of which at least 150 credits should be within the Natural Sciences including 60 credits in Chemistry and/or Physics.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 29237 International
  • Free EU/EEA
Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland
  • First instalment: 70000 SEK
  • Total course/programme fee: 280000 SEK


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