A 2-year English language Master of Science Programme in Biological Oceanography is offered which starts in the winter term of each academic year. The programme is open to eligible students from all countries. Places will be allocated according to merit (see below). Entrance is possible in the winter term only. The programme is based on the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) following the Bologna declaration. It comprises 120 ECTS in total of which 30 credits are acquired through a Masters Thesis.