University of Pécs

International programmes


MSc in Biotechnology

Medical School 


  • Degree: MSc in Biotechnology
  • Duration of training: 4 semesters
  • Language of instruction: English 
  • Head of programme: Professor Judit E. Pongrácz


Medical Biotechnology

Description of the programme:

The MSc training aims to educate biotechnologists, who possess high-level theoretical and practical knowledge in medically oriented biotechnology. The programme is practice oriented providing the necessary skills for all the graduates to start working immediately after graduation in the biotech or pharma industry or enroll into PhD programmes. The programme is in English for both Hungarian and foreign students; as the English language is essential to succeed in any aspects of biotechnology. The programme provides opportunities for students to get involved in research activities in various departments of the Faculties of Medicine and Science or to prepare diploma work in biotechnology oriented small or medium enterprises or in the pharmaceutical industry (in Sanofi-Chinoin-Aventis). The University is a member of the European Biotechnology Network which association actively supports the programme.





Application requirements

  • Candidates should possess a BSc with strong background in biology related subjects.
  • Candidates should also have a good command in English (TOFEL/IELTS, etc).
  • Admission will be given on basis of marks obtained in the Entry Exam and interview.


Application is only online directly to the MSc Programme coordinator ( with a letter of motivation and a resume.




Deadline for application Tuition fee
July 31 EUR 5,500 per semester



For more information, please contact: 

Ms. Judit KÓSA
Application and program manager
Tel: +36 72/ 536-000/20375
Fax: +36 72/ 501 687

Skype: medical.biotechnology.msc 


Department of Medical Biotechnology
Medical School
University of Pécs

H-7624 Pécs
Szigeti út 12.

Website of the Biotechnology MSc Programme