The German-Polish Double-Degree Program is the only internationally cooperative Master's program in biotechnology in the state of Baden-Württemberg.



Master's Thesis


General knowledge in Environmental Biotechnology and Scientific Writing

Teaching methods Thesis/Seminar
Learning target / Competences

The students demonstrate the ability to independently work on a problem from the subject of Environmental Biotechnology using scientific methods within a specified period. To this end, the following skills are acquired:

  • Formulation of a scientific approach for processing the selected task
  • Collecting, analyzing and evaluating information from relevant information sources (publications, books, etc.) and presenting the state of the art in the context of the task at hand
  • Structuring the topic
  • Clear presentation of the results, conclusions and further recommendations
  • Making a final presentation of the results achieved
  • Creation of a scientific publication
Duration 1
ECTS 30.0
Requirements for awarding credit points

The final thesis is defended by the student with an oral presentation of about 15 minutes, plus a discussion of about 10 minutes. The discussion constitutes a final oral examination.

Credits and grades



Responsible person

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christiane Zell (Ms.)

Recommended semester 3
Frequency Every sem.

Master MBT


Master's Thesis

Type Wissenschaftl. Arbeit
Nr. M+V2510

The students develop the chosen topic following as a scientific project and document their approach and results in a thesis report.


Depending on the topic of the master thesis.

Presentation and Defense

Type Seminar
Nr. M+V2511

The students present the outcomes of their thesis in an oral presentation.


Depending on the topic of the master thesis.