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The Biotechnologies of Human Reproduction course from University of Siena aims to prepare graduates with good theoretical and practical knowledge on reproductive biology and biotechnology. 

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The graduates have the skills to apply the most up-to-date techniques to handle, in vitro fertilize and growth gametes and embryos, in addition to the most recent procedure for cryopreservation, genetic profiling, physiological and functional analyses. Ethic and law in assisted reproduction complete graduate’s preparation. At the end of the biennium, graduates will be competent to operate in laboratories of assisted reproduction and biobanking for reproductive cells and tissues.

Career opportunities

The graduate can access to the state exam for biologist, to the competition for access to non-medical specialization schools, and may also work in public and private laboratories dealing with medically assisted fertilization.

The Biotechnologies of Human Reproduction course from University of Siena prepares for the profession of:

  • Biologist and similar professions
  • biotechnologist
  • Researchers and technicians graduated in the biological sciences
  • Researchers and technicians graduated in medical sciences

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Embryo Implantation and Development
  • Assisted Reproductive Techniques
  • Biology of Human Fertility
  • Microenvironment of Reproductive System
  • Pathology of Reproduction
  • Physiology of Reproduction
  • Public Health and Human Fertility

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/Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
  • For the enrollment an adequate basic preparation in cytology, biochemistry, biology, molecular biology, genetics, microbiology, general physiology is required.
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
  • Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

Tuition Fee

The amount of tuition fees is based on both the student’s family income, as declared in the ISEE certification.The ISEE values for the calculation of contribution range from a minimum of € 16.000,00 up to a maximum of € 90.000,00 in order to properly consider the real economic conditions of the family. For ISEE less than € 16.000,00 no contribution is expected.

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Living costs for Siena

600 - 950 EUR /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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