24 months
20473 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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You will be equipped with a toolbox to innovate within the Biofabrication programme offered by Utrecht University, and become an expert with thorough understanding as well as operational experience of processes such as 3D bioprinting, biomaterials, 3D cell culturing, computer models and imaging.

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Become An Expert In A Multidisciplinary Area Of Research

Broaden your knowledge in a diverse range of fields such as physics, biology, medicine, robotics and computer science. Few researchers entering the biofabrication field have been trained in such a diverse range of subjects. Do you want to become a truly multidisciplinary researcher? Biofabrication is a perfect fit. 

We offer the opportunity to obtain a double degree in Australia by following courses and a research project in your second year, or to gain international experience at various international research institutions across the globe.

Why you should study the Biofabrication programme offered by  Utrecht University ?

  • Obtain an international double degree from Utrecht University and one of the partner institutions in Australia.
  • Carry out two hands-on research projects at cutting edge research groups.
  • Familiarize yourself with innovative science and technology at the Utrecht Biofabrication Facility at the Utrecht Science Park and collaborate with scientists from various departments.
  • Tailor your own curriculum to maximally benefit from the multiple educational options in Utrecht and Australia.
  • Benefit from an extensive curriculum. Learn to design, plan, conduct, and communicate scientific research. Write a compelling research proposal and understand and apply knowledge, from biofabrication technology to (re)generating various tissues.

Career Prospects

As a graduate you will have a strong research background in Biofabrication and a broad basic knowledge of the field, which enables you to pursue a career in academic (PhD) or in industrial/commercial directions, including R&D, sales, consultancy.

Your considerable research experience abroad and the obtained double degree will make you an attractive candidate for any Biofabrication-related position in the world.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Biofabrication
  • Introduction to Biofabrication
  • Vascularized Tissue Engineering
  • Academic Writing
  • Basics of Biostatistics
  • Bio-inspiration Essentials
  • Cardiac Regenerative Medicine
  • Co-create: Life’s Professional Challenges
  • Communicating Life Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree. Bachelor’s programmes that most likely meet the requirements are: Biomedical or other Life sciences, Medicine, Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, if including a biomedical component, Biotechnology.
  • Relevant knowledge, insight and skills.
  • Academic performance: overall score (GPA, average grade, grading tables), and grades for relevant courses.    
  • High level of academic competences.
  • Personal competences.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20473 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20473 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


Utrecht University, the Dutch Government and other organisations offer scholarships, fellowships and grants. Below is a list of the scholarships that are most often used by international students studying in Utrecht. Note that the scholarship options for programmes starting in February are limited.

  • Utrecht Excellence Scholarships
  • Bright Minds Fellowships
  • Holland Scholarship
  • Orange Tulip Scholarship - for Chinese students only
  • Utrecht Sylff Scholarships - for outstanding graduates from University College Utrecht and Economics and Business Economics (UU)
  • Student grant and loan system
  • Tuition fee loan
  • Erasmus+ Master loans
  • Canadian student loans
  • US Federal Loans

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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