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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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BTK4665 Embryology 4 ECTS
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Degree Programme in Biotechnology
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

After completing the course students can describe the development of gametes, fertilization and different stages of human embryonic development. In addition, students can outline the basics of organ development and common developmental disorders as well as consequences of different gene and chromosomal changes to the development.


Students will learn gametogenesis, ovulation and fertilization. Zygote development, implantation Development of embryonic layers. Main steps of embryonic development. Development of placenta and fetal membrane. Disorders in embryonic development. Organ development and common disorders.

Further information on prerequisites and recommendations

BTK1060, BKT1061 or equivalent knowledge

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
BTK4665 Embryology