Biotechnology Engineering, M.Sc. | Ben-Gurion University of the Negev | Beersheba, Israel
24 months
5000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Biotechnology Engineering program is offered by the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. The Department of Biotechnology Engineering (BTE), one of the University's youngest departments, offers a vibrant cutting-edge research atmosphere led by 15 faculty members. The Department is equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories and research facilities.


Biotechnology Engineering from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev invests continual efforts in providing students with hands-on experience in laboratory classes that develop skills and experience in engineering in three major clusters: Medical Biotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Energy and Environmental Biotechnology. The Biotechnology Engineering program is offered by the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.


The broad topics of research covered by BTE include: microbiology, biochemistry, genetic engineering, renewable energy, nutraceuticals, medical sciences, biological drugs, tissue engineering, stem cells and synthetic biology. 

This high volume of activities is also backed by a continuous production of scientific publications. Many of the biotechnology engineers who graduated from the Department now hold key positions in academic institutions and in the Biotech industry in Israel and around the world.

Programme Structure

Topics of research:

  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetic engineering
  • Renewable energy
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Medical sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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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

  • Applicant to the M.Sc. program in BTE should hold B.Sc. degree in Biotechnology Engineering or in closely related fields, at a minimum GPA of 80/100.
  • A TOFEL score of 85/120 or the equivalent score in an internationally recognized English proficiency exam is required (waived for applicant who hold B.Sc. from a program taught in English).
  • GRE is recommended but not required.
  • The applicant should contact a potential advisor among the BTE faculty members prior to applying, as well as contact the BTE graduate office for further information.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 USD per year during 24 months.


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