24 months
3278 EUR/year
3035 EUR/year
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The Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Master's degree programme offered by ITMO University  is delivered at SCAMT Lab (Solution Chemistry of Advanced Materials and Technologies), one of the leading departments of ITMO University working on interdisciplinary research in the fields of biology, chemistry, and IT.

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The  Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Master's degree programme offered by ITMO University  aims to train highly qualified specialists in the fields of new methods for diagnostics and treatment, drug delivery, nanodevices and materials with new properties. This program is intended for those wishing to do world-level science during their Master's studies.

The program uses an innovative interdisciplinary approach, combining modern information technologies and state-of-art practical methods. The program is based on a synergy of experiments and modeling in cell, molecular- and microbiology and biochemistry.

The practical part is supported by theoretical courses of top-tier scientists who specialize in the fields of molecular biology, oncology, new materials for biomedical applications, marketing of new technologies, etc.

Career Options

Specialists working in the field of biology and biotechnology will undoubtedly be demanded at leading scientific institutions and companies both in Russia and abroad in such areas as medical and pharmaceutical industry, biological, biotechnology, food and chemical enterprises.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Creative Technologies, 
  • High Tech Business Creation,
  • Thinking (Conceptual Analysis of Trends in Science Today),
  • Foreign Language in Professional Activity,
  • Soft Skills,
  • Data Processing and Analysis, 
  • Molecular Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Medicine or related field with excellent/good grades, CV & motivation letter. Upper-intermediate level of English language (B2 according to CEFR)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3278 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3278 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3035 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3035 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • 251,000 rubles for Russian students
  • 271,000 rubles for international students

Living costs for Saint Petersburg

34733 - 58700 RUB /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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