Medical Life Sciences - M - Immunology


General information

Course name Immunology
Course type Lecture
Course code MF-Immunology
Course coordinator Janßen
Faculty Medical Faculty
Examination office Medical Life Sciences/Agricultural Faculty
Short summary This is a lecture from the Master’s programme Medical Life Sciences, which covers the basics of immunology. See

Information about study level

Study level Master
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Information about credit points, evaluation and frequency

Evaluation Oral MC exam after 2nd term (winter term)
Frequency Summer term only 90 minutes/week during lecture period (early April – mid-July)

Information about teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B2
Further information on the teaching language For all Medical Life Sciences courses, the minimum requirement for English language skills is B2 of the European Reference Framework.

Information about requirements

Requirements Medical Life Sciences is a Master’s programme with a two-stage ability assessment with 25 places/year. Interviews will be conducted with interested ERASMUS students.
For requirements, see: and

Information about course content, reading list and additional information

Course content Basics of immunology, evolution of the immune system; innate and adaptive immunity; antigen presentation and dendritic cells; T-cell and their subpopulations; B-cells and antibodies; allergy, autoimmunity, immunology of infection, tumour immunology, immune deficiencies, tolerance and transplantation immunology, immunology of the skin, immunodiagnostics, tissue typing. See
Reading list See modul description.
Additional information Information on Master’s programme Medical Life Sciences: