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Bachelor DegreeBiotechnology

Tuition fee €3,727 per year
Application fee €100 one-time

Non-EU applicants shall pay through the Flywire portal.

Application fee is not refundable.

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The aim of Biotechnology undergraduate programme is empower specialists to develop intellectual competencies in order to be capable to participate in research advancements, to take responsibilities in research and practice developments as well as to disseminate knowledge.

Bachelor’s study program in Biotechnology is designed for those who want to connect their lives with biotechnology. The goal of the program is to train professionals who understand the fundamental biotechnology processes that take place at various levels of the biological systems organization, from molecules to multicellular organisms, cell function, and regulatory processes.

During studies, students acquire fundamental knowledge about natural phenomena and their quantification, materials and elements used in engineering and biotechnology, and their properties. Students learn to work with test and measurement equipment, apply modern research methods, evaluate and interpret information and data; acquires skills in the use of information technology.

Why Biotechnology programme?

• Biotechnology combines the disciplines of biology and chemistry and utilizes mathematics and physics to provide the tools for modern biology and biomedical research.
• Biotechnology utilizes living cells and cellular materials to create pharmaceutical, diagnostic, agricultural, environmental, and other products to benefit society. It is also used to study and to alter genetic information in animals so that human diseases can be modeled and studied.
• Biotechnology is both a basic and an applied science.  These technologies are applied in agriculture, health care, forensics, industrial processing, and environmental management in many useful ways.
• Modern technologies are evolving rapidly, so new information has to be absorbed while working. The ability to quickly understand it and learn is highly valued by employers. And that ability depends on a solid foundation in the natural and technical sciences provided by biotechnology studies.

Career opportunities

Graduates of technological sciences are able to develop new products using economical biological materials and phenomena; is able to evaluate engineering solutions and biotechnology activities from ethical, social, economic and professional aspects; to define new and significant opportunities and problems of research and development in the field of study. Upon completion of the first cycle study program in Biotechnology, a bachelor’s degree in technology is obtained, which allows for further studies in the master’s degree programs in applied biotechnology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical analysis, biology, bioengineering, molecular biology and biotechnology.

Completing study programme you will be able to work:

• Research science positions in laboratories applying biotechnology to problems in medicine, industry, and agriculture.
• Laboratory and production technician positions in biotechnology, pharmaceutic, food, cosmetic, agriculture and biochemical industries.
• Companies related to biotechnology, biopharmaceutics, health services, environmental agencies, cosmetic, environmental control and food industry.
• Management positions in the biotechnology industry and related government institutions.
• Positions at companies that are investing in biotechnology.
• Following study opportunities at Master’s Degree level: Biology, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, and other master programmes related to physical, technological and biomedical sciences.

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