Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology

Master of Biology

To complete the master of Biology you need 120 ECTS and approximately 2 years. You need to choose at least 2 topics, a main topic with minimum 45 ECTS, a second topic with minimum 30 ECTS, additional courses (ergänzende Leistungen)  with 15 ECTS, as well as master thesis and oral presentation for 30 ECTS.

Our department delivers 4 major modules for the master of Biology: Ring lecture – Neurobiology, behavioural Physiology and Animal Ecology (10 ECTS), Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology F1 (15 ECTS),  Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology F2 (15 ECTS), as well as Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology Special Lecture (10 ECTS).  You can also choose only part of the lecture for less ECTS. Additional courses and master thesis can be also chosen from our department.


Chair of Zoology III (Animal Ecology)
Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg

Phone: +49 931 31-84350
Fax: +49 931 31-84352

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Hubland Süd, Geb. B1 Hubland Nord, Geb. 32 Julius-von-Sachs-Platz 2 Fabrikschleichach Hubland Süd, Geb. B3 Campus Medizin