24 months
9000 EUR/year
5000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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This Joint Master Programme in Marine Biotechnology from EU-CONEXUS is an integrated multidisciplinary programme offered within the framework of one of the first transnational European universities.


The Joint Master Programme in Marine Biotechnology from EU-CONEXUS provides the student with a high-quality academic education, building professional competences in the area of marine biotechnology (also called blue biotechnology) and helping to address its global challenges.

It will ensure that students:

  • essential interdisciplinary training in key topics related to Marine Biotechnology;
  • opportunities to specialise within one of the four thematical tracks: (1) Innovative Bioproducts for Future; (2) Blue Biomass; (3) Marine Biorefinery; (4) Aquaculture Biotechnology;
  • a tailored study programme according to their aspirations via individual professional practice (internship), individual research (academic research integration) and thesis work.


EU-CONEXUS Joint Master Programme in Marine Biotechnology has received from the French Agency HCERES a "Six-year unreserved accreditation decision" following the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes.

Parallel, the joint Master's degree programme is accredited in all 6-degree issuing countries.

Programme Structure

1st semester
  • Core courses in marine biotechnology (UCV - Spain)

2nd semester

  • Core courses + Internship  (LRUniv - France)

3rd semester

  • Specialisation courses of the chosen track + Academic Research Integration project (AUA – Greece, KU – Lithuania, LRUniv – France, UCV – Spain, UNIZD – Croatia or UTCB – Romania)

4th semester

  • Master Thesis (AUA – Greece, KU – Lithuania, LRUniv – France, UCV – Spain, UNIZD – Croatia, UTCB – Romania, UR – Germany, WIT - Ireland)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details


1st round: EMJM Scholarships & Self-funded | 01 January until 31 March 2022 

2nd round: Self-funded | 31 May 2022

  • In the 2nd round of application there are 5 places available with 100% and 5 places with 50% discount for tuition fee. Applicants are also able to apply for partial scholarships to cover their living costs during 6-12 months to the candidates showing their best performance.

    Eligible for students from all EU-CONEXUS countries and everybody who have not obtained a grant in the 1st round yet.


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

University Bachelor’s Degree (min 180ECTS) or equivalent in the area of Biosciences (graduates in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology, Marine Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Food Technology, etc.) or in the area of Engineering areas (Engineering Agronomic, Agri-Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering, etc.).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Diploma of Bachelor degree, or equivalent (min 180ECTS).
  • Diploma Supplement or Transcript of records, showing full details of all the courses studied and grades/marks obtained.
  • Certificate of English language proficiency, at least CEFR B2, IELTS 6.5 (at least 6 in any skill overall speaking, writing, listening and reading) or equivalent), if English is not a native language or language of previous Bachelor or Master studies,
  • Statement of purpose, with justification about the preference for the track (specialisation) to be chosen in JMPMB.
  • CV with the emphasis on professional/research experience in the related subject and extracurricular activities (Europass CV format is highly recommended).
  • 2 Academic recommendation letters
All documents, if not in English or bilingual, when English is one of the languages, shall be duly translated and notary verified. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU citizens and permanent residents and Northern Macedonia, Serbia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey citizens: 5.000 EUR/year

  • Others (non-EU citizens): 9.000 EUR/year

  • The 2nd round for applying is open until 31/05/2022 - we are offering 5 places with 100% and 5 places with 50% discount for tuition fee with some partial scholarships to cover part of living costs during 6-12 months to the best candidates of the 2nd round. Check our website for more details!

Living costs for Bucharest

1850 - 3000 RON /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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Our partners

Joint Master Programme in Marine Biotechnology
EU-CONEXUS - European University for Smart Urban Coastal Sustainability


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