Master Molecular Biophysics

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR14731 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    Free (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Stockholm, Sweden
The Master's program in Molecular Biophysics at Stockholm University provides a molecular view of the phenomena of life and a thorough education in the experimental and computational methods used to study them.



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.

Detailed Course Facts

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Tuition fee
  • EUR14731 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • Free ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

The price per academic year for studies within the Humanities/Social Sciences/Law is SEK 90,000 and within the Sciences SEK 140,000.
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Program Structure

The Master´s degree program in Molecular Biophysics consists of six obligatory courses, up to 9 weeks of courses that can be chosen freely, and a research project of 27 to 36 weeks.

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).

Courses in year 1

Structural Biochemistry, 15 ECTS

The Molecular Properties of Proteins: Structure, Function and Disease, 15 ECTS

Bioinformatics, 7.5 ECTS

Structure and Dynamics of Biological Membranes, 7.5 ECTS OR Project in Molecular Life Sciences, 7.5 ECTS

Biophysical Chemistry, 7.5 ECTS

Spectroscopy of Biological Molecules, 7.5 ECTS

Courses in year 2

Optional course(s), 15 ECTS and degree project 45 ECTS OR

Degree project 60 ECTS


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

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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