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Medical Biotechnologies

University of Siena · Department of Medical Biotechnologies

Entry requirements

Open access degree programme.

Months of entry


Course content

The Master degree in Medical Biotechnologies at the University of Siena has incorporated key features to prepare the modern Medical Biotechnologist for future challenges, by focusing on those concepts and theories which are mostly important for creating a stable platform to develop technical know-how and skills.

The technical skills of the student begin with learning in a controlled laboratory environment. As students progress, they will be taught to think and solve problems analytically through modules that were specially designed for them to make independent decisions.

Furthermore, the University of Siena is particularly skilled in the field of medical and pharmaceutical sciences, Finally, the Faculty members are already engaged in active research work, providing a suitable environment for the student to experience the thinking, planning, application and discussion related to research.

Fees and funding

The annual fee is divided into three installments, as follows:

  • 1st instalment: fixed rate based on the type of degree course (humanities, science, EU regulated).
  • 2nd instalment: calculated based on income.
  • 3rd instalment: calculated based on merit.

The fee can also vary in the presence of any applicable benefits or exemptions.


Students enrolling at the University of Siena can apply for a DSU (Regional Body for the Right of University Studies) scholarship. The application is open until September/October of each year.

Scholarship assignees will receive a sum of money (covering University fees) and have free access to University canteens and free accommodation at halls of residence, if admitted. Should such accommodation not be available, assignees will be given a rent contribution, if requested.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Prof. Maria Grazia Cusi