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Biotechnology, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) Bratislava, Slovakia
The Ph.D. study program provides the graduate deep special knowledge in selected fields of biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, genetics, gene engineering, biosyntheses and transformation of microorganisms, biocatalysis, enzymology and enzyme engineering, bioengineering, bioanalytical methods, as well as fermentation, environmental and pharmaceutical biotechnology.  
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The program is oriented on individual scientific research and development in the wide area of biotechnology.

Careers of graduates

Graduate from this study program has an appropriate qualification, skills and knowledge for creative research and scientific work at the scientific and research institutes, universities, designing companies, departments of enterprise developments and strategic planning; can be employed as a specialist and manager in design, delivery and operation companies and institutions oriented on wide fields of biotechnology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Graduate masters the methods of scientific research and development aimed at streamlining technologies and development of new manufacturing processes for wide area of biotechnology, like fermentative production of organic acids, lipids, pigments, alcoholic beverages, bio-ethanol, bioconversion and transformation of metabolites, production of metabolites for pharmaceutical, medical or food purposes, as well as genetic manipulations. 
  • Graduate is specialist and is prepared for individual solution of research and production tasks, knows the methodology of research, and is able to evaluate and analyze the results and to present them to scientific community in the form of scientific papers, publications and lectures.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Copy of the master diploma
  • Copy of the diploma supplement
  • List of published and unpublished works, or reviews of these works
  • Documents to prove participation and awards in students’ scientific conferences
  • Curriculum vitae
The applicant can also submit any other documentation proving important personal results in the specialist, scientific or artistic area.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bratislava

  • 600 - 980 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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