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Full time Master’s course

Duration:2 years (4 semesters)
Deadline:Application from May to October
ECTS points:120
Tuition: no tuition – see information below
Instituion:Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk


The studies are conducted in English, but to apply you have to go through Polish recruitment system. You also have to be European Union citizen.

If you are interested, but cannot do it yourself, please @contact us.



You need:

  • Bachelor/Master Degree Diploma (in Biotechnology, Biology, Bioinformatics, Medical Sciences, Pharmacy, Medical Analytics)
  • Transcript of Records
  • Secondary School Diploma
  • Language certificate in English (at least B2 level)

For detailed list of requirements, see this [opens in new tab] (Polish language).


IFB’s students attend scientific research conducted by Faculty’s employees within individual laboratory classes (tutoring), which enables them direct contact with scientists. They realize own scientific projects within Student’s Scientific Association BIO-MED, using infrastructure and equipment found in research and didactic laboratories. They participate in Departmental and national competitions like “Future generation” or “Diamond Grant” enabling them realization of own research passion. Faculty organizes special events like “Biotechnology Summer School”, where students can meet and talk with preeminent scientists from all over the world. Students can take part of their study courses and practice under the Erasmus program and bilateral cooperation.

Main subjects

The second level degree courses are predominantly conducted in English, they include lectures, seminars, practical courses and the individual Master’s project laboratory. IFB’ seminars, conducted by visiting professors, are also available.

Biochemistry of Proteins (practical course)

Experimental Publication in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (seminars)

Iron Metabolism (lectures)

Master’s Project Laboratory

Molecular Biology of Nucleic Acids (lectures)

Molecular Diagnostics (lectures)

Molecular Evolution (lectures)

Molecular Virology (lectures)

Modern Molecular Biology (lectures given by the visiting professors)

Physical Biochemistry (lectures and practical course)

Protein Phosphorylation in Bacteria (lectures)

Scientific Research (seminars)

Sociomicrobiology (lectures)

Structural Protein Biochemistry (lectures)

Transgenic Plants (lectures)

Employment perspectives

IFB’s graduates have the knowledge and practical skills to work in research units, industry and public services and to start individual business. Graduates choose for the work place modern scientific and diagnostics laboratories. Part of them continue their education on PhD study at IFB. They work also in biotechnological, pharmaceutical and cosmetic’s industries. Knowledge and expertise possessed by graduates of the Faculty in the diagnostics and therapy of human, animal and plant diseases makes them attractive for the employers. They find employment as scientists, modern molecular biotechnology specialists, clinical trial managers, and research project managers.