|Study location||Italy, Pavia|
|Nominal duration||3 anni (180 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€4,500 per year
Tuition fee for non-EU students who enter Italy with a study visa is based on flat rate and depends on the citizenship.
High school / secondary education (or higher)
High-school diploma awarded after at least 12 years of documented education.
Access to the Degree Course in Biotecnologie has a local entry test requirement.
THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE INDICATED IN THE ANNUAL ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE COURSE .
For further information please contact the Welcome Point
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: Italian.
Non-eu students residing abroad who would like to enroll in a study course completely taught in Italian, have to prove their knowledge of the language through an Italian language test.
The following are excluded from this obligation:
For further information, consult the Pavia Linguistic Center website .
The course in “Biotecnologie” aims at training graduates able to understand and analyze biological phenomena with an interdisciplinary focus aimed at technology transfer, product creation, and integrated management of production processes, in compliance with legislation and, deontological problems, bioethics and intellectual properties related to these activities.
Biotechnology students will therefore have the opportunity to acquire basic skills in mathematical, chemical and physics disciplines, as well as specific skills in those biotechnological areas that are typically multidisciplinary and include molecular, cellular, bioinformatics, ethical-legal, chemical-pharmaceutical, and medical-health aspects.
This training is achieved via a set of lessons shared by all students who can deepen their knowledge by selecting courses that develop more specific skills in the molecular, chemical-pharmaceutical, or medical fields.
The course is suitable for both the continuation of university education with a second-level degree in biology, biotechnology or medical-pharmaceutical disciplines, band immediate entrance into the world of work, thanks to the solid preparation bases and the methodological approach received.
Study plan and further information are available at this link
The graduate biotechnologist shall be able to perform professional roles and have the opportunity to immediately enter the labor market.
Thanks to an interdisciplinary training, the graduate in Biotechnology will be able to work both individually and in work contexts involving interaction with groups composed of staff with different skills and training.
The graduate will find a place in the area of design, production, product analysis and quality control procedures.
The employment opportunities available on the territory are significant, thanks to the considerable concentration of research and academic structures and laboratories, as well as the expansion of research and analysis activities of SMEs operating in the chemical, chemical-pharmaceutical, agro-food sectors, and the high biological technology for bioremediation, the disposal of polluting waste, the use of biomass.
Typically, these structures can be summarized in the following list:
- Research centers and companies for the development of biotechnological products and services in the biomedical, bioengineering, chemical-pharmaceutical, nutraceutical-cosmetological, zootechnical-veterinary, agri-food and environmental protection sectors;
- Structures of the NHS, Hospitals, Experimental Zooprophylactic Institutes;
- Public and private specialized clinical analysis laboratories;
- Public and private Universities and Research Institutes;
- Authorities responsible for the elaboration of health or patent regulations concerning the exploitation of biotechnological processes and products.