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Master's degree | Fall intake

Joint Master in Marine Biotechnology

Type: Master, full-time
Nominal duration: 2 years (120 ECTS)
Study language: English
Awards: MSc of Science in Marine Biotechnology
Application dates: 31 May 2022
Online application: https://apply.ku.lt/
Start of studies: 15 September 2022
Tuition fee: €5000 for citizens and permanent residents of EU, North Macedonia, Serbia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey
€9000 for non-EU citizens

 

About

Joint Master programme in Marine Biotechnology is an integrated multidisciplinary programme offered within the framework of one of the first transnational European universities EU-CONEXUS. The programme 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.

Partner universities:

  • Klaipeda University (LT)
  • Agricultural University of Athens (GR)
  • Catholic University of Valencia (ES)
  • La Rochelle Université (FR)
  • University of Zadar (HR)
  • Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest (RO)

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:
This programme has been built by EU-CONEXUS in collaboration with stakeholders to match the actual needs of the biotechnological sector. Companies and research centres are also involved in the teaching of the programme.

STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE:

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

→ This Marine Biotechnology Master gives the student multiple study mobility options within the alliance.

STUDENTS WILL INCREASE THEIR EMPLOYABILITY BY GAINING THE FOLLOWING SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
NO.1 Discovery and development of marine derived molecules and innovative marine natural products using state of the art techniques.
NO.2 Integrating problem-solving and innovative solutions into current sector-based challenges.
NO.3 Management of biotechnological innovation projects, transfer of R&D and protection of industrial and intellectual property in the marine biotechnology sector.

Application documents:

  • Diploma of Bachelor degree, or equivalent (see the Requirements tab).
  • Diploma Supplement or Transcript of records, showing full details of all the courses studied and grades/marks obtained.
  • Certificate of English language proficiency (see the Requirements tab).
  • 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 (the letters must contain a date, be on a letter headed paper, and include the referees´ signature or an official stamp).
  • Copy of the photo page of passport (non-EU candidates) or ID (EU citizens only).

For any question regarding the application and process, please contact: admission.mb@eu-conexus.eu

For more details press HERE.