Bayreuth, Germany


when 6 July 2020 - 17 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 850

Economics & Management
African Studies
Public Health
Energy & Climate
Polymer Science & Engineering
Law: Corporate Governance, ESG and Sustainability
VW foundation: Social Ecology

Polymer Science & Biofabrication

Biofabrication is an emerging field in the area of biomaterials, aiming at the generation of three-dimensional structures from materials including vital cells. Key aspects of achieving this aim is an advanced knowledge on biomaterials, identification of new scientific trends and sustainability of production processes.

This summer school focuses on current trends in biomaterials research and biofabrication. Furthermore, the course includes practical coursework highlights state-of-the-art, several processing methods of novel biopolymers such as spider silk proteins.

Course leader


Prof. Thomas Scheibel
University of Bayreuth

Prof. Gregor Lang
University of Bayreuth

Prof. Leonid Ionov
University of Bayreuth

Dr. Sahar Salehi
University of Bayreuth

PD Dr. Thomas Gruhn
University of Bayreuth

Dr. Danie

Target group

The programme is open to students (preferably post-graduate or at least in their last third of their studies) and professionals from all disciplines.

Credits info

10 EC
Please ask the coordinators for detailed information om credit points.

Fee info

EUR 850: Early Bird Rate (Until 29 February 2020)
EUR 950: Regular Rate


Students from partner universities may qualify for reduced tuition fees or a tuition fee waiver.