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Leiden University MSc Biology
Leiden University

MSc Biology

Leiden, Netherlands

2 Years


Full time

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Sep 2024

EUR 19,600 / per year *


* non-EU/EEA students | dutch, EU/EEA, swiss and surinamese students: €2,314 per year | second dutch master’s programme: €15,400 per year


The MSc Biology program is a collaboration between the Institute of Biology Leiden, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, and the Institute of Environmental Sciences, giving the program a broad and diverse scope.

What does this master's program entail?

The knowledge that you acquire during this program will provide an overall understanding of life and how this can be of great value to society. For example, with your knowledge of DNA, you will be able to work on important topics such as enhancing sustainability in agri and horticulture or developing new antibiotics by using fungi or bacteria. The program offers four research specializations, which optionally can be combined with a more practical-oriented specialization in communication, education, or business. The master’s program also involves training in general skills that will be important for your future career, be it in academia, industry, or government.



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