University of Ioannina, PC 45110, Greece
+30 26510 07436
Molecular and Cellular Biology and Biotechnology
Διατμηματικό Πρόγραμμα Μεταπτυχιακών Σπουδών Βιοτεχνολογίας

Inter-institutional Interdepartmental Program of Postgraduate Studies (I.I.P.P.S.) offered by faculty of the Departments of Medicine and of Biological Applications and Technology of the School of Health Sciences and the Department of Chemistry of the School of Sciences of the University of Ioannina in conjunction with the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH). Administrative support is provided by the Department of Medicine of the University of Ioannina.

The Program carries on the Interdepartmental P.P.S. in Biotechnology which is active since academic year 1998-99, as modified on 2003, 2005 and 2014, and re-founded on May 2018 as Inter-institutional Interdepartmental (I.I.) P.P.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Biotechnology.

The Program awards a Master’s Degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Biotechnology. The duration of the Program is 3 academic semesters (90 ECTS).

The Program aims at preparing well-educated scientists for careers in biological/biomedical and biotechnological research, education, public services or the productive sector. In parallel, it aims at promoting knowledge and research development and contributes to the satisfaction of the educational, research, social, cultural and developmental needs of the country.

Successful completion of the postgraduate course requires an one-year Diploma Research Project to be carried out in one of the participating laboratories at the Departments of Medicine, Biological Applications and Technology or Chemistry of the University of Ioannina or the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Department of Biomedical Research (IMBB-BR), which is situated at Ioannina, and/or with collaborating research teams.

Call for expression of interest in participation to the program is initiated on June, selection of successful candidates is completed on September, and the postgraduate course starts on early October, each academic year. Details on the study program and regulations are available in the Official Government Gazette 1808/part Β΄/21-5-2018.

Program coordinator: Stathis Frillingos
Tel.: (+30) 26510 07559

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