• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

Objectives

The Master in Integrated Systems Biology programme at University of Luxembourg enables students to acquire deeper knowledge in biosciences taking into account new computational and high-throughput experimental technologies. This involves the handling of large amounts of data and thus bioinformatics and network analysis are essential elements in this modern education in biosciences.

Career perspectives

  • PhD in biology / systems biology or bioinformatics (at the University of Luxembourg and abroad)
  • Positions in biotech and pharma industry
  • Researcher in biological, biomedical or pharmaceutical laboratories
  • Data scientist with focus on biomedical applications
  • Positions in Life Sciences / bioinformatics software companies

Strengths

  • Multidisciplinary research-based MSc course
  • Small class sizes & individual mentoring: Max. 24 students selected per year
  • Students use state-of-the art experimental and computational facilities
  • Strong links with the Life Sciences Research Unit (LSRU) and Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Safety in the Laboratory
  • Gene Regulation / Transcriptomics
  • Practicals in Gene Regulation
  • Protein Structure and Function
  • Proteomics
  • Genomics / Databases
  • Practicals in Bioinformatics
  • Introduction to Systems Biology

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • Motivation letter: besides the use of good English (see above), the applicant should demonstrate that he/she understands for what type of specialized studies he/she applies (for example by mentioning that the studies will necessitate skills in mathematics and computer sciences and not only classical biology).
  • General scientific background: the applicant should have passed courses in fundamental science disciplines, such as mathematics, physics, chemistry and biochemistry, with an acceptable grade (12/20 or more).
  • CV

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Registration fees: 200 € / Semester

Living costs for Luxembourg

  • 1212 - 2070 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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