Master of Science in Biology

General

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Program Description

At the VUB, we offer a strong, research-focused, and thesis-based Master's program in which graduate students interact closely with their teachers and supervisors from the first day of their entry. In addition, being located in the heart of Europe, Belgium ensures the proximity of academic and medical institutions, biotechnological know-how, and government agencies to offer the ideal intellectual and career environment.

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The program includes the following profiles students can choose from:

  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences
  • Herpetology [Not organized in 2021-2022] 
  • Human Ecology
  • Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems [Applications for this graduation option are postponed until further notice]

Admission Requirements

The Master of Science in Biology is open to holders of a Bachelor's degree in Biology.

For other academic bachelors in science, applied science, and life sciences (e.g. BSc in Environmental Sciences, BSc in Biotechnology, etc.), the equivalency will be evaluated based on scientific competencies and skills.

Proof of English language proficiency is required.

How to Apply

In order to apply, you have to fill in the online application form

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Last updated Jan 2021

About the School

Ranked as one of Europe's top universities, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) combines award-winning research and a range of study programs with a supportive open-door policy in Brussels, one of the m ... Read More

Ranked as one of Europe's top universities, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) combines award-winning research and a range of study programs with a supportive open-door policy in Brussels, one of the most interesting cities in Europe. Almost 200 years of experience and history await you at its green, urban campuses. A young university with a well-established tradition. The single word ‘vrije’ in ‘Vrije Universiteit Brussel’ means ‘free’ and really tells you everything you need to know about the ambition of our university: the promotion of research and thought without dogmas and prejudices. Because studying at VUB, in an open atmosphere of tolerance and diversity, means growing into an independent and critically- thinking individual who can cope with our fast-changing world. Read less