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The programme 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.

What will you study?

You will study molecular, cellular and functional complexity of biological systems, advanced methods in genomic, proteomic and bioinformatic analysis, processes for the design and characterization of bioactive molecules, industrial processes for the development, analysis and formulation of biotech products. You can also gain practical skills attending labs.

Experiences abroad

The programme gives ample opportunities for abroad experiences, in particular it promotes internship abroad for the preparation of the final examination. Internship abroad are arranged based on your scientific interest, following agreements with qualified laboratories and under close guidance of faculty members.

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 biotech, from ideas development to their realization.

A close interaction with professors 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

  • 48% International students and students not residing in the region

  • 89% Graduates aligned to the exam schedule

  • 29% Graduates with experience abroad

  • 88% Graduates satisfied with their studies

  • 50% Graduates who are working

  • 23% Graduates who are not working but are studying or not looking for work

  • 27% Graduates who are not working but looking for work

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