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Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

24 months
4787 EUR/year
4787 EUR/year
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The Molecular Biology and Biotechnology programme at the Vytautas Magnus University connects fundamental research with its applications and integrates genetics, gene technology, cell biology, molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, systems biology, biotechnology and bioinformatics.


The Molecular Biology and Biotechnology programme at the Vytautas Magnus University focuses to provide all necessary knowledge needed to promote broad range expertise, erudition, and intellectual sense of satisfaction during studies, practice and work. 

During this program, you acquire in-depth knowledge and skills via theoretical and practical training. You become highly competent in the field of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, with excellent perspectives for an independent career in an academic or industrial research environment.

Career opportunities

The programme  provides graduates with several general areas:

  • Companies related to molecular biology, biotechnology, biopharmaceutics and food industry;
  • Regulatory and monitoring agencies in the different departments of the national government.
  • R&D (research and development) and quality control departments of companies operating in the sectors of medicine, pharmaceutical sciences, cosmetics, agriculture, food and biotechnology as well as hospitals, private laboratories and in vitro fertilization (test tube baby) centers.
  • Research and study organizations dealing with various activities related to molecular biology, biotechnology, bioinformatics, biopharmaceutics, and environment preservation.
  • International companies dealing with the design and production of equipments used in the field of molecular biology and genetics or medicine.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Molecular Biology 
  • Molecular Laboratory Diagnostics 
  • Molecular Ecology
  • Membranes and Bioenergetics
  • Molecular Biology of Medicinal Plants

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.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree diploma or equivalent degree in one of these fields: Biology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Microbiology, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biophysics, Pharmacy. ECTS courses may be required for agronomy, veterinary, pedagogical science and other bachelors.
  • Proof of English Language.
  • Admission score is counted based on: Motivation letter* 0,3 + Arithmetic average of bachelor degree diploma supplement all subjects* 0,4 + English grade* 0,3. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4787 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4787 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4787 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4787 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Kaunas

428 - 740 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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