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Biotechnology (B.Sc.)

General Information

Biotechnology is an application-oriented science which combines a number of different disciplines such as biochemistry, microbiology, cell biology and process engineering. It uses enzymes, micro-organisms, cell and tissue cultures to refine products or produce new products. All fields have cutting-edge, well-equipped laboratories at their disposal where students enhance their theoretical knowledge with practical lab. work.

Excellent ranking results: In the German national CHE university ranking published in the ZEIT newspaper, the Biotechnology degree programme at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences was awarded very good marks in several categories.



Programme Coordination:Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Cristina-Maria Sirrenberg-Cruciat

Degree programme leaflet

Biotechnology (B.Sc.)


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Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures - at a glance

Degree awardedBachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
FacultyScience, Energy and Building Services
CampusEsslingen City Centre Campus
Number of semesters7
Language of instructionGerman
Application Periods

For the summer semester: from 24 October to 15 January

For the winter semester: from April 25th to July 15th

Information on admission requirements



Bioprocess and plant engineering or molecular biotechnology

Continuing Master ProgramsBiotechnology (M.Sc.)

Application and Admission

Please submit your application for this degree programme via the portal.


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The curriculum for the degree programme and detailed descriptions of the programme modules are contained in the Module Catalogue.

Module Catalogue Biotechnology (German Version)

Degree Programme and Examination Regulations (SPO, in German)

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Career prospects

With a Bachelor degree in Biotechnology you can work in the following fields:

  • research and development
  • analysis, quality control and diagnostics
  • new and further development of technical instruments for biotechnology, genetic engineering and analytical applications
  • planning, development, commissioning, optimisation of production plants and processes
  • production and processing of products from bioprocesses
  • project management and application-oriented technical consultancy work.

Apply for summer semester 2023!

Attention, the application period only runs until 15 January.

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Cristina-Maria Sirrenberg-Cruciat