In this specialisation, you study relevant infectious and tropical diseases, gaining practical insights into the interaction between the ecology and the disease.
The focus of this Master of Biomedical Sciences - specialisation Infectious and Tropical Diseases (Research) programme offered at University of Antwerp is on research.
You will spend half of your study time on practical research while doing internships and on writing a dissertation. Collaboration between the Institute for Tropical Medicine and the university laboratories provides you with the unique opportunity to participate in high-level research on HIV, malaria and other infectious and imported diseases.
Graduates often go on to work as researchers at the Institute for Tropical Medicine, or in pharmaceutical or biotech companies and university labs where tropical diseases and imported diseases in general are studied.
- Concepts of Protein technology and applications
- Genome technology and applications
- Preclinical drug research
- Laboratory Animal Science (core module)
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesBiomedicine Public Health Bioinformatics View 7 other Masters in Biomedicine in Belgium
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Direct access: Bachelor of Science (academic degree, minimum 180 ECTS) in:
- Biomedical Sciences
- Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Veterinary Medicine
International5800 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5800 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA962 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 962 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Antwerpen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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