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IMIM - International Master in Innovative Medicine

24 months
9000 EUR/year
4500 EUR/year
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The IMIM - International Master in Innovative Medicine programme at the University of Groningen focuses on the education of tomorrow’s leading translational biomedical researchers.

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The IMIM - International Master in Innovative Medicine programme at the University of Groningen mission is to educate this future generation of translational scientists and professionals and to equip them with the skills and competences to work effectively, and to excel, in a wide range of multi- and interdisciplinary, internationally competitive academic and private sector environments.

After your studies

The strong component of cutting-edge research skills within the master programme gives you an excellent basis for further academic research or to become a PhD student in an international research programme.

Because of the BBB-line, you are well prepared for a career outside the academic world.

For example, you could work for one of our associated partners in the following sectors:

  • Pharma and Biotech
  • Drug delivery services
  • Diagnostics
  • Food and Nutrition

Programme Structure

About The Course:

  • In IMIM, students will follow tailor-made training programmes at at least two of the three European universities and will have the further opportunity to undertake research at one of IMIM’s private sector industry partners or one of the programme’s Latin American partner institutions, those being: Universidade de São Paulo in Brazil, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Chile, Universidad de Antioquia in Colombia, and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexico.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree in one of the following (or closely related) fields: biochemistry; pharmaceutical sciences; biomedical sciences; genetics; molecular biology; biotechnology; medicine; dentistry; or similar.
  • A bachelor (or master) degree at least equivalent to a European undergraduate degree (of 180 ECTS) in terms of general end-level of the qualification as well as academic focus.
  • A bachelor degree which meets the subject specific requirements of the IMIM programme and of the related master programmes of the European partner universities.
  • Strong motivation to pursue a career incorporating translational, biomedical sciences and research.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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IMIM - International Master in Innovative Medicine
University of Groningen