Agricultural, forestry and veterinary sciences
Master's Programme
Mode of studies: 
full-time programme
4 semesters
Tuition fee: 
1000€ per semester, 4th sem 800€
Degree awarded: 
Master Degree
Scholarships available: 
possible by third party
Application deadline: 
Monday, 31 May, 2021
Day of semester start: 
Friday, 1 October, 2021
Credits (ECTS): 
Admission requirements: 

Entry requirements, BSc in:

  • Biotechnology
  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Biology
  • Animal Science

• proof of English language proficiency: certificates at level B2 or higher


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.

Course overview

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.

Career options

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