Biotechnology MSc

Type of programme: Postgraduate course, Master degree

Duration of training: 4 semesters

Language of instruction: English 

Head of programme: Prof. Dr. Péter Balogh

Description of the programme

The use of biotechnology in medicine is becoming ever more widespread under continuous pressure from clinical needs. The development of sophisticated diagnostic methods, effective drug design and personalized therapies all require biotechnology.

Our programme has two practice-based tracks:

-          medical biotechnology and

-          pharmaceutical biotechnology.

Both tracks will equip graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in basic research, as well as the clinical and pharmaceutical applications of biotechnology.

The programme aims to deliver general knowledge in economics, management and business law. Although the course will cover mainly European Union practices, it will also discuss relevant issues specific for the USA, China and India.

Master thesis

Candidates will be able to choose from a great variety of subjects in basic laboratory research at the University, or applied research at pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies.

Entry requirements

Candidates should possess a BSc with strong background in biology related subjects.

Candidates should also have a B2 level knowledge in English (TOFEL/IELTS, etc).

Admission will be given on basis of marks obtained in the Entry exam interview.


The application period starts on 15 January 2020 and lasts until 30th June 2020. The entrance exam interview can be taken by the middle of July 2020.


ATTENTION: The deadline for online application is extended until 20 July, and the online entrance exam can be taken until 29 July 2020 the latest!


Admission procedure for Biotechnology MSc


Tuition fee

5500 EUR/semester for the students starting their studies in the academic year 2020/2021.



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