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Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies

University of Padua
Italy, Padua
Department of Medicine Italy, Via Giustiniani, 2 - 35128 Padova
Tuition fee €2,600 per year

In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees for a.y. 2019/20 (see below).

The total amount of tuition fees due per each academic year can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”. For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see:

Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €187 one-time

In order to accept your place at the University of Padova, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.

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The Master’s degree provides students with a comprehensive scientific knowledge inspired by excellent pharmaceutical research and health biotechnologies. The programme explores traditional and forefront disciplines with a specific attention in the design, production and characterisation of innovative drugs, such as biologics and drugs employed in targeted therapies.

Programme structure

1st Year: Advanced Reactivity and Modelling; Advanced Molecular Biology; Molecular and Experimental Pharmacology; Structural Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Drug Discovery and Development; Protein Engineering; Proteomics and Biochemical Methodologies; Start-up Ideas in Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies
2nd Year: Biologics and Biopharmaceuticals; Delivery and Formulation of Biotechnological Drugs; Diagnostic Microbiology and Molecular Immunology; Internship

Career opportunities

Graduates work mainly as expert technicians and researchers in Academia and in medical, pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, diagnostic, cosmetic and nutraceutical industries.

Apply now! Academic year 2020/21
Application start
Jan 7, 2020
Application deadline
Mar 7, 2020 23:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States