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Admission Procedure 2019 – Master’s Programme in Molecular Medicine (QMM-MSc)

 

QMM-MSc

 

 

winter semester

summer semester

Online registration

until 30 June of the respective year

until 15 January of the respective year

Payment deadline

until 30 June of the respective year

until 15 January of the respective year

Selection interviews *

 

05. February 2020

Admission procedure results

shortly after the selection interviews

shortly after the selection interviews

Admission

after determining the results

after determining the results

 

* Candidates who have registered online, paid the registration fee and submitted all required documents are eligible to participate in a selection interview. The allocation of appointments is carried out centrally by the Department of Student Services in accordance with the number of valid registrations and available capacities.


 

There are 30 places available for the Master’s Programme in Molecular Medicine for each year.

Admission of applicants is carried out during the winter semester as well as the summer semester, taking the available university places into account.

 

It is noted that the Medical University of Innsbruck will dispatch all information to the applicants electronically.

 

Connected Programs – Molecular Medicine / Biotechnology

The Medical University of Innsbruck together with the Management Center Innsbruck offer connected Masters-level programmes titled “Connected Programs Molecular Medicine / Biotechnology.” These programmes serve the purpose of deepening and completing the theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of molecular medicine and applied life sciences as well as the extensive professional competence to apply this knowledge in products and services.

Connecting the existing Masters programmes Molecular Medicine (Medical University of Innsbruck) and Biotechnology (Management Center Innsbruck) broadens the scope of each respective programme:

• Molecular Medicine student are put in situations in which they have to implement scientific findings in biotechnological products.

• Biotechnology students gather deep insights into the foundations of molecular medicine, particularly the medical aspects of biotechnological products.

 

Connected Programs Mol Med BTallgemein_2019.pdf

 

 

Information about the Admission Procedure

The selection of applicants for the Master’s Programme in Molecular Medicine conforms to the provisions of the selection procedure (see bulletin).

The university places allocation takes place via a selection process by means of assessing the following criteria:

- proof of previous academic performance,

- letter of motivation,

- self-assessment of previous academic performance, and

- selection interview.

 

 

Who is Eligible to Participate in the Selection Process?

All following individuals are entitled to participate in the admission procedure:

- individuals who finished the Bachelor’s programme in Molecular Medicine at the Medical University of Innsbruck, or

- are in the last phase of such programme, or

- graduates of a Bachelor’s, Diploma or Master’s programme related to the Bachelor’s Programme in Molecular Medicine at a recognised Austrian or foreign post-secondary educational institution or students who are in the final stage of the programme at the time of registering to the admission procedure.

 

 

Online Registration

You can only register electronically via the web portal at any time.

 

 

During the online registration, applicants must provide personal information. Applicants receive a processing number constantly required 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.

 

The registration period for the winter semester 2019/20 ends on 30 June 2019.

The registration must be complete and timely and must comply with the formal requirements. 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. Requests for corrections cannot be made.

 

The registration is only valid after the successful payment of the full registration fee.

 

After a successful registration as well as a successful and timely payment of the full registration fee, the applicants will receive an email confirming the registration. You will receive all further instructions via email. Therefore, it is of utmost importance that you state your email address correctly during the online registration and keep your processing number for later reference.

 

The online registration is considered withdrawn if payment of the full amount is not made within the specified period or the documents required do not arrive in due time. In this case, the online registration is considered withdrawn and a participation in the admission procedure is not possible.

 

 

Registration Fee

The registration fee for each applicant is 40.00 EUR for each semester in which an application is filed.

 

This full amount must arrive on the bank account of the Medical University of Innsbruck (Bank: HYPO, BIC: HYPTAT22, IBAN: AT135700021011130500, Kontoinhaber: Medizinische Universität Innsbruck) before the given registration deadline. Any transaction fees charged by the bank must be taken into account before making the payment.

 

Every applicant has the strict obligation to follow the updates on the online platform of the Medical University of Innsbruck, to make the payment in such a way that the registration fee arrives on the bank account specified by the Medical University of Innsbruck on time, as well as to verify the successful payment of the registration fee.

 

If an applicant, despite having a valid registration, does not attend the selection interview in person, he or she is not entitled to a refund of the paid registration fee.

 

 

Date of the Selection Procedure

After consideration of their previous academic performance, their letter of motivation, and their self-assessment of their previous academic performance, applicants who have registered for the admission procedure in a timely manner and have paid the registration fee will be invited to a selection interview. The documents must be submitted electronically to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than one week before the selection interview.

 

 

Ranking and University Places Allocation

If the applicant does not attend the selection interview, he or she is excluded from this admission procedure.

 

The rank for the preliminary ranking is determined by the selection committee by evaluating the following criteria

- previous academic performance,

- letter of motivation (1-2 pages in A4 format),

- self-assessment of previous academic performance (1 page in A4 format), and

- selection interview.

 

 

Repeated Participation in the Admission Procedure

Applicants who were not assigned a university place within the programme for any given semester can participate in the admission procedure for the following semesters. Applicants who were not assigned a university place within the programme for any given semester can repeatedly participate in the admission procedure without limitation.

 

 

Admission

Admission to the Master’s Programme in Molecular Medicine requires that the applicant has received a university place according to his or her final ranking for the respective semester and that he or she has met the prerequisites mandated by art. 63a et seq., and art. 91 UG 2002 [Universitätsgesetz/Austrian University Law].

 

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

 

Applicants who have been offered a university place according to the final ranking must enrol in the programme within the prescribed terms announced during the admission procedure.

 

In addition, in order to be admitted to the programme, every applicant must provide proof that he or she has completed a total of at least 40 ECTS credits in the form of internships or exercises during programmes in accordance with art. 9 par. 2 of the Admission Regulation (see bulletin). Should this proof be incomplete, but be provided for at least 30 ECTS credits or more, the applicant can, upon request, be granted a conditional admission status for one academic year, during which he or she must make up the missing internship credits prescribed by the Governing Body Responsible for Study Matters [studienrechtliches Organ]. If the missing ECTS credits cannot be made up on time due to the fault of the applicant, the admission to the programme expires.

 

Furthermore, in order to be admitted to the programme, applicants must provide proof that they have at least completed the ECTS credits specified below during programmes in accordance with art. 9 par. 2 (see bulletin):

- Inorganic Chemistry 1

- Organic Chemistry 2

- Biochemistry 4

- Mathematics 1

- Statistics 2

- Molecular Biology 6

- Cell Biology 6

- Immunology 1

- Virology 1

- Biological Information Systems 4

- Genetics/Genomics 7

 

Should the proof be incomplete, but the number of missing ECTS credits not exceed 15, the applicant can, upon request, receive a conditional admission status for one academic year, in which he or she must make up the missing credits in courses of the Bachelor’s Programme in Molecular Medicine at the Medical University of Innsbruck. These courses are prescribed by the Governing Body Responsible for Study Matters [studienrechtliches Organ]. If the missing ECTS credits cannot be made up on time due to the fault of the applicant, the admission to the programme expires.

 

Expiration of University Place

The applicants must enrol in the programme themselves or via an authorised representative or declare acceptance of the university place in written form within the prescribed period.

If the programme is not commenced in due time, the allocated university place expires.

 

Applications for restitutio in integrum must meet the requirements of art. 71 AVG [Allgemeines Verwaltungsverfahrensgesetz/Austrian General Law of Administrative Procedure] and must arrive at the office of the Vice-Rector for Teaching and Study Matters before 15 September for the winter semester or before 15 February for the summer semester, respectively. The applicant must demonstrate in particular that he or she was prevented from meeting the deadline by an unforeseen or inevitable event and that he or she was not at fault or only to a small degree of error.

 

Lateral Entry

Applicants who have already completed at least 60 ECTS credits within a programme of Medicine, Molecular Medicine or any other comparable programme at a national or an equal recognised foreign post-secondary educational institution and who want to continue their studies at the Medical University of Innsbruck can, upon request, be admitted to the programme despite art. 5 et seq. if they fulfil the requirements for the third or higher semester as well as the other admission requirements and if there are free places available in courses with a limited number of students in accordance with the curriculum.

 

In case there are free places available in courses with a limited number of students in accordance with the curriculum, allocation of university places for lateral entries is governed by a regulation of the Rectorate.

 

 

Regulation on Admission Restrictions for Molecular Medicine MSc

Restrictions to the Master’s Programme in Molecular Medicine at the Medical University of Innsbruck effective from the academic year 2019/20