Why study Biochemistry at the LIMES Institute?

The LIMES Institute offers talented young students and researchers an ideal environment for interdisciplinary training, innovative research and development to independence:

  • Biochemistry is the basis of Life Sciences and a fascinating subject linking chemistry, biology, physiology and biophysics

  • Research highlights in Bonn: lipids, membranes, and nucleic acids

  • Goal-oriented interdisciplinary student training in small groups by internationally renowned scientists

  • Work in modern laboratories with direct access to state of the art equipment

  • Practice-oriented studies: at least 3 individual laboratory practicals

  • Early integration into current research projects of working groups

  • Learning of cutting edge technologies in guided group practical courses and lectures

  • Direct connection to industry with workshops

  • Meet the expert events for students with guest lectures by excellent international researchers

  • Possibility for research projects at Bayer Pharma AG or at the associated research facilities DZNE (German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases) and Caesar (Center for Advanced European Studies and Research)

  • Special support for women by the LIMES "Women in Science" Committee with regular workshops and seminars.

  • The university provides a good infrastructure for the student life: student catering facilities, sports facilities offered by the university, cultural activities (music, art, ballet), possibilities of active participation in student self-administration

  • Bonn as a place of study offers a picturesque surrounding at the Rhine with beautiful cycling and hiking trails, a lively theater and cinema scene, typical Rhenish pubs and restaurants, a dense museum landscape and an international flair, not only because of the numerous UN institutions.