1st year, 4 courses each, 12 ECTS total

During their first year, students will be able to each select four elective courses, each looking into areas of modern biotechnology and life science research. Some of these will directly tie into areas of research available for student’s Laboratory Apprenticeships and second year Research Projects. Each of these courses will typically comprise 30 contact hours, and be a mixture of lectures, seminars and/or practical components.

The exact course available will vary from year to year, however the list of courses for 2020/2021 is as follows:

Call for Applications - Biotechnology for the Life Sciences International graduate/masters research program, academic year 2024/2025

The Faculty of Biotechnology & Drug Development is happy to announce that applications are now open for students wishing to begin the graduate/research program “Biotechnology for the Life Sciences” in October 2024. Biotechnology for the Life Sciences is a research focussed program, taught entirely in English, aimed at students aiming to pursue a career in life sciences research, either in academia or industry. Notably, the first year includes two 8-week long research apprenticeships in research laboratories, while the entire second year is dedicated to an in depth original research project.

Interested students should download and complete the application form and submit it to us, along with the other documents requested in it, to us by email (llife.sci@biotech.uniri.hr) by 31st March 2024. This first call is open for applicants of all nationalities. More information can be found in the Call for Applications. Please feel free to email us ( life.sci@biotech.uniri.hr) if you have any questions. The tuition fees for the course are €4500 per year, and apply to applicants of all nationalities.