24 months
5000 EUR/year
4787 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Genetics programme at Vilnius University aims to develop experience in the experimental work in genetics. 


The Genetics programme at Vilnius University provides the modern knowledge and practical skills in genetics necessary for an independent scientific and professional career in rapidly developing areas of genetic technologies, biomedicine and biotechnologies.


  • A graduate can work in the field of the biotechnological and biomedical industry at research institutions of biomedical profile and educational institutions.
  • Analytical knowledge could be improved in doctoral studies in fields of biology (genetics), molecular biology or biochemistry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods in Molecular Genetics
  • Bioinformatic Analysis of Big Data
  • Epigenetics 
  • Genome Evolution
  • Data Analysis with R
  • Laboratory Animal Science

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 or its equivalent in Life Sciences
  • Following subjects or their close equivalents should be studied during Bachelor studies (no less than 30 ECTS credits totally): Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Cell Biology, Genetics, Bachelor Thesis (Project).
  • English language proficiency – the level required - not lower than B2 (following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), or TOEFL score 75/IELTS score 6 
  • Applicants must submit a motivational letter for the study programme and at least one recommendation from his/her former supervisor or professor.
  • Applicants may be asked to perform a motivational interview to evaluate their program selection factors and English language skills.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4787 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4787 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Vilnius

490 - 856 EUR /month
Living costs

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


  • The Grand Duchy of Lithuania Scholarship
  • Tuition fee waivers and scholarships to apply before studies
  • Scholarships to get during the study period

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