24 months
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The aim of the Medical Biotechnologies programme taught at University of Siena is to prepare graduates with good biomedical culture, with in-depth knowledge of biotechnology, acquired and consolidated on an important practical experience in laboratory. 

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Graduates of the Medical Biotechnologies programme taught at University of Siena  are able to design and organize effectively research plans in autonomy, in the field of biotechnology applied to medicine; they are able to manage and coordinate programs  of development in biotechnology applied to human medicine  and aimed at the protection, promotion and recovery of health. 

At the end of the biennium, graduates in Medical Biotechnology will have acquired the knowledge and technical skills to integrate professionally in the areas identified in the specific Study Plan of the Course.

Career Advice 

Universities need to widen their scope beyond the limits imposed by their lecture rooms, to compare  the studies they undertake and their research works with the expectations of the wider sphere of the economic world. To this end, it is necessary to consolidate existing academic partnerships and incentivise the exchange of experiences with Manufacturing Industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biotechnologies for Drug Discovery
  • Biotechnologies in Clinical Medicine
  • Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • Information Engeneering for Biotechnology
  • Next Generation Genetics and Genomics
  • Vaccines and Vaccine Research

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

  • Declaration of Value
  • Passport with Visa
  • A passport Picture
  • Codice Fiscale issued by Agenzia delle Entrate
  • Original of your High School Diploma
  • Certificate released by the competent University declaring the exam transcripts (with translation), as well as, for each subject,detailed programmes for the completion of said qualifications; the study programme can be certified by the DiplomaSupplement,where in place
  • Certificate declaring the pass grade of an eventual special academic competence exam eventually   required for  entry to University in the Country of origin
  • Pdf of Dream Apply
  • Pdf of Universitaly
  • All original documents and a copy of everything divided in two separate folders (one for originals, one for copies).

Tuition Fee

The amount of tuition fees is based on both the student’s family income, as declared in the ISEE certification.The ISEE values for the calculation of contribution range from a minimum of € 16.000,00 up to a maximum of € 90.000,00 in order to properly consider the real economic conditions of the family. For ISEE less than € 16.000,00 no contribution is expected.

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Living costs for Siena

600 - 950 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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