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MSc in Evolution, Ecology and Systematics



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24 Months

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On Campus

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The application period for the winter term 2022 is from February 1 until March 31, 2022., , The following documents (in pdf format) are required for the online application., , Curriculum Vitae in English, indicating your name, academic background, work experience, etc. (max. 2 pages)., Copies of your bachelor’s degree certificate and of your official transcript of records, including an explanation of the grading and credit system of your university. If the degree certificate is not yet available, a transcript of records indicating at least 120 ECTS credits is acceptable. The documents must indicate a grade point average. We ask that you send translations of these documents if they are in languages other than German or English., Motivation essay of up to 600 words in English. Please note that the motivation essay should include the following points in detail:, The reasons of your interest in the program and your qualifications for it., The reasons why you would like to study at (the Faculty of Biology of) the LMU., The reasons for your interest in particular research groups or areas., Proof of your proficiency in English equal to a C1 level, as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), or proof of equivalent proficiency in English. Please note that it must be clear to the selection committee that your knowledge of English equals at least a C1 level, as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). This means that the proof must either explicitly state that your English proficiency equals a C1 level, or the proof of your C1 proficiency in English is at least verifiable (such as for internationally recognized language tests). Examples of valid or non-valid language proofs are listed in the following table. Please note that no proof of German is required. However, basic knowledge of German is helpful for living and cultural exchange., You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible in order to avoid last-minute problems., , For applications submitted by March 10, 2022, we try to offer an early screening service. This means that your application will be examined and you will receive a message in case anything is missing or is not clear in your application. This way, you will have the opportunity to complete your application before the end of the application period., ,

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