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M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Genomics

ITMO University

24 months
3008 EUR/year
2786 EUR/year
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The Applied Genomics Master's at ITMO University is based on a unique concept that includes training in the competencies of genomic bioinformatics and experimental molecular biology. 

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The aim of the Applied Genomics Master's at ITMO University   is to train full-stack specialists in the field of genomics, capable of conducting their own full-cycle research. The program uses a project-based training approach for the implementation of urgent scientific tasks, including industrial partners' tasks.

Benefits of the Program

The program is delivered under the aegis of SCAMT Lab, the leading ITMO lab specializing in interdisciplinary research in the fields of biology, genetics, chemistry, materials science and IT.

The students can perform a research project in one of the following research groups:

  • Computational Modeling for the Design of Functional Materials
  • Applied Genomics
  • Plant Genomics
  • Molecular Robotics and Biosensor Materials

The students can also work on their own startups at industrial laboratories. 

Depending on the project, from the second semester, the students choose an individual learning track in one of the following specializations:

  • Prokaryote Genomics
  • Plant Genomics
  • Animals and Humans Genomics

The students have an excellent opportunity for research and educational internship at the world's top universities. The most successful candidates will be nominated for ITMO ?hemBio Cluster Scholarship.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Creative Technologies
  • High Tech Business Creation,
  • Thinking (Conceptual Analysis of Trends in Science Today)
  • Foreign Language in Professional Activity
  • Soft Skills
  • Data Processing and Analysis
  • Research Work

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 in the field of Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics or related fields with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; upper-intermediate level of English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3008 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3008 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    2786 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2786 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • 251,000 rubles for Russian students, 

  • 271,000 rubles for international students 

Living costs for Saint Petersburg

34733 - 58700 RUB /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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