Master AIRE - Life Sciences

The Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity (CRI)

M.Sc. Online Blended
24 months
334 EUR/year
243 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Master AIRE - Life Sciences at The Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity (CRI)  is a 2-year program designed to train and empower a community of scientists who want to tackle the challenges of modern research through a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach.


At AIRE-LiSc, you will study Life Sciences through an innovative, interdisciplinary approach based on the convergence of Biology, Physics, Computer Sciences, and many other disciplines. 

You will be able to build your own unique course portfolio, and to gain substantial, meaningful research experience thanks to our internship-rich program. You will be trained by prominent researchers from different backgrounds, who experience innovative teaching methods. 

You will also work in an international environment that promotes teamwork and collaborations, and thus build long-lasting ties with researchers and fellow students from all over the world.

Key figures

  • ~15 students per class
  • Intensive courses
  • Courses in English
  • One 5-month long internship
  • iGEM competition

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Bootcamp 
  • Systems Biology 
  • Synthetic Biology 
  • Computational Biology
  •  Physics of the Cell
  • Statistics 
  • Neuroscience
  • Experimental Methods in Biology 
  • Open Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

First of all, candidates must complete an online admission application form, allowing them to put together an application file which will be evaluated by a jury specific to each course. If the application file is accepted, the candidate will have to pass an oral interview (face-to-face or remote).

For each course, students can apply for the first or second year of the Master, depending on the last university degree obtained and / or professional background 

  • Master 1  accessible to students holding a license or equivalent (180 ECTS, bac + 3).
  • Master 2  accessible to students graduating in the 1st year of a master or equivalent (240 ECTS, bac + 4).
  • Continuing education  : the program is open to the continuing education public (professionals, teachers, professional retraining, etc.)

It is advisable to contact the CRI or continuing education secretariat for more information on the methods of continuing education.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    334 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 334 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    243 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 243 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • If you are non-EU students who do not come as part of an exchange you will receive a partial exemption from registration fees. You will therefore pay the same fees as French and European students:
  • Masters Degree: 243 € + 91 € CVEC


EURIP Graduate School scholarships rewards exceptional academic merit and aims at providing financial support to talented EU/Overseas postgraduate students who wish to benefit from an interdisciplinary training from the Masters up to the completion of a PhD within FIRE Doctoral School, and are willing to explore the interfaces of Life, Learning, and Digital Sciences. 

The Liliane Bettencourt Excellence fellowships are awarded to interviewed candidates, based on their excellent curriculum, motivation, and coherence of their Master 2 plan. 

Please note that very few fellowship are available. The candidate is encouraged to seek for external sources of funding.

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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