Master's program "Geobiology and Paleobiology"

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Welcome to the Master program "Geobiology and Paleobiology" (MGAP).

The Master's program "Geobiology and Paleobiology" (MGAP) is a consecutive, research-oriented, four-term international master program of the Faculty of Geosciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, in collaboration with researchers of the Bavarian State collections under the umbrella of the GeoBio-CenterLMU.

MGAP aims to provide students with a comprehensive introduction into the interdisciplinary research fields of Geobiology and Paleobiology to prepare them for careers in science and beyond.


MGAP in brief

  • International Master's program in Geobiology and Paleobiology (Master of Science, M.Sc.) at the LMU Munich
  • 2 years, 4 semesters, start in October (winter semester)
  • All courses taught in English
  • Courses are combined in Modules
  • Course total: 120 credit points (ECTS)
More info about the program can be found here.

MGAP was reaccredited by the Stiftung Akkreditierungsrat in 2020. For details click here.

See (and spread) the MGAP Flyer and the MGAP Poster.

Why study Geobiology and Paleobiology at LMU Munich? Watch this report on Bavarian TV or read the accompanying article (in German).