24 months
3248 EUR/year
980 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Biomedical Research from Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is aiming to train master students in biomedical research in a strong multidisciplinary environmentat the Brussels Health Campus where biomedical scientists work together with clinicians and colleagues trained in other disciplines such as pharmaceutical sciences or bio-engineering.

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Biomedical Research from Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) has an excellent reputation in innovative biomedical research which is reflected by the presence of 10 research

clusters on the campus.

The educational programme is very practical and is strongly focused on academic scientific training. We work in small groups and offer an interesting educational programme for open minded critical thinkers. Most professional skills are obtained during the two internships and the writing and defence of a master thesis.


In the last 10 years, 56% of our graduates started a PhD track and 30-40% of the students found a job in biotech companies or the pharmaceutical industry. Belgium also offers great job opportunities in biomedical research, as it has the highest number of clinical studies per capita.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Biomedical Imaging and Medical Physics
  •  Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Development, Ageing & Pathology
  •  Diabetes,Transplantation and Pathology
  •  Liver and Cell Biology and Toxicology
  • Neurosciences
  •  Oncology
  •  Pharmaceutical Research and Data Technology
  • Public Health
  • Reproduction - Genetics & Regenerative Medicine

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 degree in Biomedical Sciences.
  • Certified copies of diplomas, 
  • Your CV, 
  • Motivational letter 
  • Two recommendation letters 
  • All applicants must provide evidence of proficiency in English. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3248 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3248 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    980 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 980 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brussels

885 - 1305 EUR /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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