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Department of Natural Sciences

Forensic Sciences (BSc)

Studiengang Forensik FB Angewandte Naturwissenschaften (DE)
The degree programme teaches skills in forensic analytics with a focus on chemistry, materials science and biology. The natural sciences training is supplemented by criminological work at the crime scene, the law and quality assurance. Lecture languages: 50% German, 50% English.

Study contents Forensic Sciences (B.Sc.)

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Course guidance (Natural Sciences)

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Curriculum BSc Forensic Sciences

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Practical phase, final thesis and study abroad

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Practical phase/stay abroad

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Exams and more

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Degree Forensic Sciences (BSc)

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Job opportunities Forensic Sciences (BSc)


Bachelor's degree

Standard period of study

6 semesters

Language skills

English, German



Start of course

Winter semester

Semester contribution


University entrance qualification, which is recognized in Germany. Applicants who gained their university entrance qualification outside Germany are required to prove their German language skills by passing the DSH 2 or the TestDaF with a score of 4 x 4 and their English language skills by passing the TOEFL IBT: score of 79 or higher or the IELTS Academic score of 6.0 or higher. The original TOEFL score report has to be sent by ETS, our institution code is 7977. English language certificates are valid for two years from the date of issue. In addition we require the following German language proficiency tests for Higher Education: telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule, DSH level 2 or TestDaF level 4 x 4. If you intend to sit for TestDaF, please keep in mind that the scores are avaible 6 weeks after the test date.

Application period

Your application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 July.

Language skills

German, English


Accreditation by ASIIN (German accreditation association) until September 30, 2029.

Events and schedules

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Checklist for fully enrolled first semester students and information about orientation weeks

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Time schedules and course announcements

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Welcome first semester Forensic Sciences (BSc)


The responsible contacts for questions

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Questions about application and enrolment can be answered by the Registrar's Office


Information on course content and progression and (career) prospects can be obtained from the Course Guidance Services

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The Student Advice Centre provides advice on choosing, starting and completing a degree programme

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Advice for international students


Departmental Office Natural Sciences




Office address: I 222 (Firma Innovatec, 2nd floor, Von-Liebig-Straße 6, 53359 Rheinbach)


Post address: Heisenbergstr. 16

53359, Rheinbach

Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 9.00 - 12.00 am

Don’t hesitate to contact us via phone 8 a.m. till 3.30 p.m.: .

Course guidance service BSc Forensic Sciences



Opening hours

Feel free to contact us

Contact to the Registrar's Office


Campus Sankt Augustin: Grantham Allee 20, 53757 Sankt Augustin // Rooms E039 - E040 & E044 - E048

Campus Rheinbach: Egermanstr. 1, 53359 Rheinbach // Rooms 1.304 - 1.305

Opening hours

Telephone consultation hours: Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 12:00, Monday - Thursday: 14:00 - 15:00

Personal consultation hours by appointment only

The job portal of the university


Grantham-Allee 20

53575, Sankt Augustin


+ 49 2241 865-677

Opening hours

monday - thursday: 9 AM - 2 PM