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Study Life Science Innovation

Master of Science

Do you want to develop or improve products and processes in the life science industry? Life Science Innovation optimally prepares you for your dream job in product or process design. In this research-oriented Master's program, you will acquire the necessary research qualifications in 3 semesters.

The world needs you: e.g. to develop new, environmentally friendly packaging materials or to perform research on urgently needed food and pharmaceutical products. Study Life Science Innovation and be the right person to help test future exciting products. Last but not least, you will learn about the latest high tech research programmes, how to formulate targeted research proposals and how to publish your own research results.

Life Science Innovation – why we're a good match

Proximity to research

Take advantage of the opportunity to participate in research projects at the InnovationsCampus Sigmaringen. During your master's degree, you will have a wide range of contacts with our research groups in the field of life sciences. Perhaps you would like to do a doctorate afterwards?


We offer all modules in attendance. However, you can also study from home and only need to be at the university a few times per week.


The master's program LSI is held exclusively in English. German language skills are an advantage, but not a prerequisite.

Look forward to your dream job

  • in production companies in the life science industry (food, pharma, cosmetics)
  • in process engineering or facility construction companies
  • at universities and in research institutes (Fraunhofer Institutes, etc.)
  • in our own research institutes

Your qualifications

You are specifically qualified for product and process innovation in the life science industry. You will acquire the following knowledge:

  • Holistic view of industrial processes taking into account regulatory requirements.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of product and process innovation in the life science industry
  • Ability to work independently on scientific problems, considering sustainability.

Study options

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Can't study full-time? No problem – simply contact Prof. Peter Graf and ask him about your options (

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Why not study one semester abroad? Get to know a new culture while earning ECTS points. Contact our International Office for more information.

Life Science Innovation – tailor-made for you

1. semesterBusiness Development and Project Management // Data Management and Digital Transition // Elective Module // Packaging Materials and Processes // Innovation Management and Consumer Centricity // Research Laboratory

Elective Module: Hygienic Processing // Building Information Management // Related Degree Programs

2. semesterSustainability // Production Processes and Advanced Technologies // Elective Module // Standardization and Regulation in Life Science Industry // Planning of Research Proposals and Scientific Writing // Innovation Project

Elective Module: Food Service Design and Management // Life Science Logistics

3. semesterMaster thesis

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