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Studies at Department of Biology

As a biology student you meet life on our planet from the smallest viruses to the largest whales. How did the forms of life begin? How do they interact in nature, and how do we manage our countryside? How are living organisms built up, and what physiological and behavioural adaptations enable survival in different habitats in a changing world? What determines the number of species and the spread of them? And what will be the biological consequences of global climate and environmental changes?

At the Department of Biology you will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of biological problems. A degree enables you to work scientifically with such issues on the basis of independent experiments and analyzes with the guidance of scientists at the forefront of the latest developments of techniques and know-how.

There are approximately 500 staff and more than 500 students at Bachelor and Master levels as well as about 100 PhD students.

You may find out more about our degree programmes by navigating the left column on this page.

Continuing Education

Are you teaching Biology in the upper secondary school or perhaps working with wildlife management, a case worker or a consultant? If so, the Department’s CE courses will update your professional knowledge, gain new competences and experiences, which you can directly use in your professional life.