- TU Kaiserslautern - Distance and Independent Studies Center
- Part-time / distance learning
- Zertifikat (Zertifikat)
- 12 Monat(e)
Nanobiotechnology is a very recent and fascinating area of activity and research, which may be called the "Fundamental Technology of the 21st Century". Several potential applications can already be identified, for example in the field of medical diagnostics and therapeutics and the development of new materials. The distance learning program, unique in Germany and offered by the DISC since 2004, caters to the highly interdisciplinary nature of nanobiotechnology.
Job description and job opportunities
Upon successful completion of this distance study program the graduates have acquired skills that enable them to strongly improve products and processes in the organizations in which they operate. Thus the study program makes a contribution to the high demand for skilled workers in the field of nanobiotechnology.
Study contents in the first semester:
- Number of participants max.:
- Number of applicants:
- CHF 1842
The study fees for the distance learning program "Nanobiotechnology" are EUR 820 per semester. In addition one has to pay a social contribution of EUR 101 per semester. The tuition fees are exempted from German VAT and are tax-deductible.
The 12 month certificate program is aimed at people, who have already obtained a university or university of applied science (Fachhochschule) qualification in a natural science or engineering or medical subject.
The course is held entirely in English - therefore good English language skills are a necessity.
You can apply for the "Nanobiotechnology" distance learning program from mid-May to 15th July of the respective year. Courses start at the beginning of October.
The application deadlines can be found www.zfuw.uni-kl.de/en/registration/application-deadlines/.
For further information about this course, please feel free to visit www.uni-kl.de/en/studies/prior-to-enrollment/application/distance-learning/specific-information/.
Languages and semester abroad
- semester abroad:
- not possible
- The course is held entirely in English - therefore good English language skills are a necessity.
Schedule and organization:
The standard course duration for this part-time study, including examination time, is 12 months. It is also possible to take a break during the course and then return to complete it. The lectures and exercises are provided in the form of written study materias, which were developed specifically for distance learning. A weekly commitment of around 10-18 hours is required to study the material.
On campus events:
Two compulsory on campus events are held for all participants in the "Nanobiotechnology" distance learning program. These events always take place on the weekend. Their goal is to reinforce the course contents within the scope of group work and workshops, discuss questions regarding the study material and debate the practical implementation of the program content. Written examinations are also a part of these on campus weekends.
Assignments are to be sent in and examinations taken over the course of the study program. Once all assignments and examinations have been completed, the program is concluded with a graded certificate from the University of Kaiserslautern.
The Distance and Independent Studies Center (DISC) is one of the leading establishments in Germany for distance-learning postgraduate courses. The establishment has over 25 years of experience in developing and designing academic courses for guided self-study.
Studying in Distance Learning
Even if you have many commitments both at work and home, a distance learning degree at the DISC enables you to make your postgraduate learning goals a reality with accredited Master's degree courses and university certificate programs.