MSc in Biotechnology


Area of Studies

engineering, technology



Degree (in English)


  • English
Course Duration

4 semesters (full-time)

ECTS points



Faculty of Agronomy, Horticulture and Bioengineering

Tuition and Other Fees

4200 EUR (1100 EUR per 1st, 2nd, 3rd semester and 900 EUR per 4th semester) + enrollment fee (65 EUR for non-EU candidates and 85 PLN for EU candidates and NAWA scholarship holders)

Application Deadline(s)

May 31, 2023

Course Description

Course Profile

The Master’s Degree programme in the Biotechnology is addressed to the candidates holding a BSc in the disciplines related to the content of the program. The program of studies consists of the following subjects: microorganisms in biotechnology, industrial applications of cell and tissue cultures, bioinformatics, genetic engineering, application of biotechnology in plant breeding, biotechnology in chemical industry and energetics, cytogenetics and chromosome engineering, gene expression and regulation, molecular diagnostics, data processing, and experimental design.

The purpose of training students in the field of Biotechnology is to provide graduates with the knowledge about the technology and modern methods of experimental biology. The students of Biotechnology are being prepared to carry out research work aimed at, among others, the use of living organisms to obtain new products and implementation of the innovative manufacturing processes.

The classes are conducted by academic teachers who are specialists in their fields so that Biotechnology at our University is among the best in the country. Teaching laboratories are equipped with devices designed to learn the latest technology, which makes them unique in the country. Research done by Biotechnology students is carried out in the Departments of our University or partner Research Institutes in Poznan.

The graduated biotechnologists have many career opportunities. Their careers are generally focused on work in the research and development sectors related to the production of new generation materials, pharmaceuticals, health care, food industry, livestock and crop production, the scientific institutions engaged in research in the medical diagnostics, and industrial biotechnology, as well as running own business.

Main modules

Plant Biotechnology

Animal Biotechnology

Industrial Biotechnology

Genetic Diagnostics

Education Requirements

BSc  in:




Animal or Plant Science


Food Sciences

Other related 

Other Requirements

Please note: these are full-time studies and students are required to attend lectures at the University campus.


Poznań University of Life Sciences

28 Wojska Polskiego St.

60-637 Poznań, Poland

MSc Studies phone: +48 61 846 6716, WhatsApp +48 517 340 910, e-mail:


Poznań University of Life Sciences


Poznań University of Life Sciences

28 Wojska Polskiego St.

60-637 Poznań, Poland,



MSc Studies phone: +48 61 846 6716, WhatsApp +48 517 340 910, e-mail:

Erasmus+ Programme phone: +48 61 846 6194, e-mail:

PULS Doctoral School phone: +48 61 846 6195, e-mail:

phone: 0048 61 846 6716; 0048 61 846 7011