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Selection procedure 2018 - Master's programme in Molecular Medicine (QMM-MSc)

QMM-MSc*

Online Registration 1 March –30 April 2018
Payment term 1 March –30 April 2018
Letter of motivation/self-assessment/academic records 8 June 2018 1)*
Selection interviews 9 July–10 July 2018
Admission procedure results Calendar week 29
Admission From calendar week 32


*Dates are subject to change
1) The letter of motivation, the self-assessment as well as previous academic records must be submitted electronically until the date specified. More details will be communicated during the admission procedure. The number of university places for the Master’s Programme in Molecular Medicine is set to 25.

 

Online Registration

Applicants are obligated to complete the online registration between 1 March and 30 April 2018* by using the following link:

https://aufnahmeverfahren.medizinstudieren.at/medat_formserver/start.do?generalid=MEDAT_ANM&lang=en

During the online registration, applicants must specify personal data. Applicants receive a processing number, which they will constantly require during the admission process. The time and order of the online registrations received during the registration period do not have any impact on the further process. Applications that are incomplete, untruthful, not complying with formal requirements as well as applications received after the end of the registration period are invalid and will not be taken into consideration.

Attention: Online registrations outside of the period are not possible!

After a successful online registration, applicants will receive an email confirming the registration. You will receive all instructions regarding the following steps via email as well as to your personal QMM account (online platform). Therefore, it is of utmost importance that you state your email address correctly during the online registration and keep your processing number as well as your chosen password for later reference.

Registration Fee

The total registration fee of 40.00 € must be transferred to the account of the Medical University of Innsbruck in the period between 1 March and 30 April 2018*. Applicants can view the information about the available payment methods on their personal QMM account. After a successful payment, you will receive an electronic message confirming the payment to your QMM account Applicants are obligated to inform themselves about the payment as well as about the status of the payment in due time. Payments made outside of the payment terms as well as payments not received on the account of the Medical University of Innsbruck in due time unfortunately cannot be considered.

Attention: The online registration is considered withdrawn if the payment is not made in accordance with the requirements. In this case, a participation in the admission procedure is not possible.

Any transaction fees charged by the bank must be taken into account before making the payment. We recommend making the payment online via the QMM account.

Information about the Admission Procedure

The following people are entitled to participate in the admission procedure:

  • graduates of the Bachelor’s Programme in Molecular Medicine at the Medical University of Innsbruck or students who are in the final stage of the programme at the time of registering to the admission procedure or
  • graduates of a Bachelor’s or Master’s programme related to the Bachelor’s Programme in Molecular Medicine at a recognised Austrian or foreign educational institution or students who are in the final stage of the programme at the time of registering to the admission procedure.

 

Academic Records, Letter of Motivation, and Self-Assessment

All registered applicants must submit electronically the following documents as a PDF file together with a cover sheet with their surname, first name, address, email address, and telephone number until 8 June 2018*:

  • Proof of previous academic records,
  • a letter of motivation (1-2 pages in A4 format), and
  • a self-assessment of the previous academic records (1 page in A4 format).

 

Selection Interview

The selection interviews with the applicants will take place before a selection committee in Innsbruck from 9 July until 10 July 2018*.

The rank for the preliminary ranking is determined by the selection committee by evaluating the following criteria: previous academic performance, letter of motivation, self-assessment of the previous academic records, and evaluation of the selection interview.

If the applicant does not participate in the selection interview, they will not be considered for the admission procedure.

Ranking

In order to be selected for the final ranking, applicants must provide proof of a successful graduation in the Bachelor’s Programme in Molecular Medicine at the Medical University of Innsbruck or of a Bachelor’s or Master’s programme related to the Bachelor’s Programme in Molecular Medicine at a recognised Austrian or foreign post-secondary educational institution.

Admission

The admission to the Master’s Programme in Molecular Medicine requires that applicants have received a university place in the final ranking for the respective academic year and met the other prerequisites mandated by law.   Furthermore, in order to be chosen for the final ranking, applicants must provide proof that they have completed at least 40 ECTS credits in the form of internships or exercises. Should the proof be incomplete, but be provided for at least 30 ECTS credits of more, the applicant can be granted a conditional admission status upon request for one academic year, in which they must make up the missing internship credits prescribed by the administrative body responsible for study matters (studienrechtliches Organ). If the missing credits cannot be made up in due time due to the fault of the student, the admission to the programme expires.

Furthermore, in order to be chosen for the final ranking, applicants must provide proof that they acquired at least the following ECTS credits in the defined subjects during their studies:

Subject                                     ECTS

Anorganic Chemistry                  1.5
Organic Chemistry                      2.5
Mathematics                               2.0
Statistics                                     2.0
Molecular Biology                       6.5
Cell Biology                                7.0
Genetics/Genomics                    7.0
Immunology                                1.5
Virology                                       1.0
Biological Information Systems   5.0
Laboratory Animal Science         2.0

Should the proof be incomplete, but the number of missing ECTS credits not exceed 20, the applicant can receive a conditional admission status upon request for one academic year, in which they must make up the missing credits in courses of the Bachelor’s Programme in Molecular Medicine at the Medical University of Innsbruck, which are prescribed by the governing body responsible for study matters (studienrechtliches Organ). If the missing credits cannot be made up in due time due to the fault of the student, the admission to the programme expires.

The admission to the programme takes place within the terms communicated to you at the Department of Study Matters of the Medical University of Innsbruck. Please find an overview of the deadlines here. At this point, all other requirements and documents necessary for the admission will be verified (see also the information about the general admission regulations on the university’s websites).

Applicants who have received a university place in the final ranking must commence the programme within the prescribed terms. If the programme is not commenced in due time, the allocated university place expires.

 

Regulation on Admission Restrictions

93rd regulation concerning admission restrictions to the Master’s Programme in Molecular Medicine at the Medical University of Innsbruck starting in the academic year of 2018/2019

 

*Dates are subject to change