Molecular Biotechnology, M.Sc. | Vilnius University | Vilnius, Lithuania
M.Sc. On Campus

Molecular Biotechnology

24 months
5000 EUR/year
4916 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The aim of this Molecular Biotechnology program from Vilnius University is to train professionals who would like to experience of what studying a doctorate might be, whilst at the same time allowing to earn a high valuable masters level qualification for the carrier in industry. 


The uniqueness of the Molecular Biotechnology program from Vilnius University is a study based on individual interdisciplinary specialization according to student’s interest through projects in laboratories and individual contact hours (mentoring). 


The graduate of this program will be able to plan and conduct a research project, understand and construct the methodology, analyze and present the results to the scientific community and society; effectively co-operate with scientists, engineers and managers; contribute to interdisciplinary teams in solving complex tasks.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Preparation and management of biotechnological projects
  • Bioethics and Biosafety
  • Development of Biotechnology Business

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, Physical Sciences (Biology, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Neurobiology) Technological  Sciences (Biotechnology, Materials and Food Technology), Engineering Sciences (Bioengineering).
  • 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 recommendation of one scientist 
  • a motivation letter
  • a motivational interview will be conducted on a 10-point scale. Criteria of the interview: program selection factors; perspective vision of your professional life; English language skills.

The interview will be held remotely and will take place on 29 April or 22 June 2022.

Only those applicants that participate in the interview will be considered for the study programme. Interviewed applicants will be ranked, and the best candidates will be selected.

Technological requirements


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

    4916 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4916 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

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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