Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Place of Study: St. Petersburg, Russia
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Science in Applied Informatics and Mathematics (subject: Bioinformatics)
Duration: 2 years
Language: English
Application Deadline: 04 August 2024
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in biology or computer science or related fields with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; upper-intermediate level of English.
Tuition Fee: 569,000 rubles per year

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Program description

We aim to train a new generation of specialists capable of developing and applying bioinformatics methods to solve unconventional tasks in the field of fundamental and experimental biology.

The program welcomes students with a background in both biology and computer science: 

Importantly, we also teach our students how to communicate and understand each other, as well as integrate and apply experimental and computational methods in life sciences. 

Our students will have an opportunity to:


Program сontent


  • Bioinformatics Institute;

  • Washington University in St. Louis.

Career prospects

Studying bioinformatics and systems biology offers students a variety of career options that require expertise and skills in both life sciences and IT. Our graduates can work as bioinformatics experts in the fields of personalized medicine, the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, software development and others, or choose to pursue an academic path.

Companies graduates work at:

  • Almazov National Medical Research Centre;

  • BostonGene;


  • Computer Technologies Lab, ITMO University;

  • Washington University in St. Louis;

  • Harvard Medical School;

  • Skoltech;

  • Miratorg.

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