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Double Degrees with University of Chemistry and Technology Prague

For MSc in Life Sciences students with the specialisation Bioanalytics, Chemistry, Environmental Technologies or Pharmatechnology.

Selected Students enrolled in the MSc in Life Sciences will have the possibility to study one additional semester at the UCT Prague and thus obtain two diplomas. The combination of degrees is especially helpful for students aiming to pursue a PhD.

Programme Details

After having successfully completed the first two semesters of the MSc in Life Sciences, students of the School of Life Sciences can spend the third semester (autumn semester) at the UCT Prague.

MSc Thesis

During the fourth semester, the MSc thesis is conducted under the auspices of the School of Life Sciences FHNW or the UCT Prague, depending on the MSc subject. The thesis of double-degree students is jointly supervised and evaluated by professors from both institutions. The viva for the MSc Thesis is combined with the Czech State Exam.

Application process

Apply for the double degree programme by March 15th preceding the exchange (autumn) semester to Prof. Dr. Georg Lipps. Selected students will then be asked to submit an application to the UCT Prague by July 1st. > Link Website.

Financial Support

Double degree students are eligible for the Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP) and may receive support in the order of CHF 1900 per semester at the UCT Prague.


DD Specialisation Pharmatechnology or Chemistry
DD Specialisation Pharmatechnology or Bioanalytics
DD Specialisation Environmental Technologies

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Hochschule für Life Sciences FHNW

Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW Hochschule für Life Sciences Hofackerstrasse 30 4132 Muttenz
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