Applied Genomics International educational program ITMO University

Applied Genomics

Place of Study: Russia, St. Petersburg
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Science (ITMO University)
Duration: 2 years, 120 credits
Language: English
Application Deadline: 09 August 2021
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in the field of Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics or related fields with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; upper-intermediate level of English*
Tuition Fee: 242,000 rubles per year for Russian students; 262,000 rubles per year for international students

Please note that obtaining an invitation and a visa will take at least a month. We ask you to apply for the Master’s program before July 15, 2021, in order to take the entrance exams and receive your documents in due time.

Career Options

After graduation, students can pursue their PhD degrees or start working in the biomedical industry.

Program description

This program is based on a unique concept that includes training in the competencies of genomic bioinformatics and experimental molecular biology. The aim of the program is to train full-stack specialists in the field of genomics, capable of conducting their own full-cycle research. The program uses a project-based training approach for the implementation of urgent scientific tasks, including industrial partners' tasks.

Benefits of the Program

The program is delivered under the aegis of SCAMT Lab, the leading ITMO lab specializing in interdisciplinary research in the fields of biology, genetics, chemistry, materials science and IT.

The students can perform a research project in one of the following research groups:

The students can also work on their own startups at industrial laboratories. 

Depending on the project, from the second semester, the students choose an individual learning track in one of the following specializations:

The students have an excellent opportunity for research and educational internship at the world's top universities. The most successful candidates will be nominated for ITMO СhemBio Cluster Scholarship.

Content of the Program

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*The applicants are required to pass entrance examination successfully.

List of entrance examination questions 

How to apply?

To apply, please follow our step-by-step application guide.

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