24 months
301 EUR/year
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The aim of the Biotechnology Master’s degree programme at University of Silesia in Katowice is to prepare students for advanced and independent understanding and interpretation of various biological phenomena related with biotechnology. 


The Biotechnology master degree at University of Silesia in Katowice project is closely related to the research profile of supervisor who is chosen by a student within the specialisation. 

The choice of specialisation takes place during registration. Under the supervisor tuition, the student improves his/her skills - posing scientific questions and finding solutions to various problems linked with plant and environmental biotechnology, hence actively participates in the development of science. 

Key Features 

  • Each student acquires advanced knowledge on such disciplines as bioinformatics, bioethics, plant and microbial biotechnology. 
  • An important and obligatory element of the education is the introduction to modern information technologies and statistical methods in natural sciences. 
  • The number of facultative modules enables students to individualize the course of their studies according to their personal interests and selected specialization.


The study programme has been accepted by the Polish Accreditation Committee.

Programme Structure

Biotechnology programme covers two specializations:       

  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Environmental Biotechnology

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to studies may be applied to people with a bachelor's, engineer's or master's degree in biotechnology or related disciplines and with a knowledge of English at a level of at least B2.
  • In the case of candidates from other fields (related disciplines) than biotechnology, the decision on admission to the recruitment procedure is made by the recruitment committee on the basis of an analysis of the obtained learning outcomes and the program of completed studies.
  • Recruitment is based on the assessment of the required documents submitted by the candidate (after prior registration in the Internet Candidate Registration system).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    301 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 603 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • PLN 2750 International 

Living costs for Katowice

1700 - 2723 PLN /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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