M.Sc. On Campus

Innovative Medicine

Uppsala University

24 months
9000 EUR/year
4500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Innovative Medicine program from Uppsala University  is a two-year international Master's programme focusing on translational medical research, modern molecular techniques, innovation and entrepreneurship.


The Innovative Medicine program from Uppsala University  is a European collaboration between the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, Heidelberg University in Germany, and Uppsala University in Sweden. A number of international Life Sciences companies are associated with the programme as well as other universities in Brazil, Chile, Columbia and Mexico.

Depending on a student's prior knowledge, the first year's studies are located in either Heidelberg, Groningen or Uppsala. In the second year, students must change university to either Groningen or Uppsala.

The IMIM programme trains you for research in both academia and industry, for example through a multidisciplinary group project - "Bench to Bedside and Back" (BBB), focused on translational medicine and the innovation process with business and entrepreneurship. The IMIM programme has received EIT Health's quality label.


The IMIM programme prepares you for a career in the global job market within academic research or the Life Science industry, as well as for starting up your own company. Graduates from IMIM have started their PhD studies at different international universities or gone directly into the job market.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced research training
  • Research Project 
  • Bioimaging and cell analysis 
  • Regenerative medicine 
  • Medical genetics and cancer; molecular mechanisms
  • Advanced Techniques in Molecular Medicine

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

 Uppsala University:

  • A Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits from education programmes in biochemistry, biology, biomedicine, biotechnology, genetics, molecular biology, medicine, pharmacy or a similar field of study that includes relevant knowledge in chemistry, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology and molecular-/genetics. Also required is previous experience of laboratory work.
  •  University of Groningen:
  • A Bachelor's degree in the fields of biology, pharmacy, life science and technology or (bio)medical sciences.
  • Heidelberg University:A Bachelor's degree at least equivalent to a European undergraduate degree of 240 ECTS (usually at least four years) with above-average grades.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Uppsala

7620 - 12066 SEK /month
Living costs

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


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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