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The International Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology provides high levels of theoretical knowledge, technological and experimental expertise to design, conduct and manage research and development activities in biotechnologies applied to health, for the design, characterization, production, analysis and formulation of innovative and biotechnological drugs, vaccines, diagnostic devices. The Pharmaceutical Biotechnologist can work in biotechnology and pharmacology laboratories and companies and can also cooperate – even at an administrative level – to programmes of development and surveillance of biotechnologies applied to human health, with a professional attention to the technical and juridical implications.

Build your own future. This is what you can do with this degree.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme

Biotechnologies will soon provide most of the chances to improve human health: research in the pharmaceutical biotechnology is in the leading edge

It will give you knowledge and dynamic expertise on all aspects relevant to pharmaceutical biotechnology, from ideas' development to their realisation

A close interaction with teachers will give you the best opportunities to pursue your interests in an international environment

Most courses will include practical laboratory lessons, and you will acquire sound basic knowledge coupled with advanced laboratory skills

You will have the opportunity to attend research labs within the university or biotechnological companies, both in Italy as well as abroad

The course in numbers

  • 70% International students and students not residing in the region

  • 92% Graduates aligned to the exam schedule

  • 35% Graduates with experience abroad

  • 95% Graduates satisfied with their studies

  • 44% Graduates who are working

  • 39% Graduates who are not working but are studying or not looking for work

  • 17% Graduates who are not working but looking for work

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