Medical biotechnologies (corso in lingua inglese)

Degree course: MSc (laurea magistrale) (in English)

Class: LM-9 -  Biotecnologie mediche, veterinarie e farmaceutiche


Structure: Dipartimento di Scienze della salute

Address: Novara, via Solaroli 17

Student Office: Novara, Via Perrone 18

Director: prof. Gianluca Gaidano


  • Internationalization: students from every part of the world as well other Italian Universities;
  • “Cultural diversity”: integration among different cultures
  • More chance to enroll in International Phd Programmes
  • International Mobility Programmes: an increase number of students apply to Erasmus and Free Mover Programme

This degree aims to give solid knowledge in molecular biology and pathogenic mechanisms involved in human diseases. It is focused on pathophysiology and biomedical diagnostics.

The course provides interdisciplinary basis including medical aspect of the biotechnologies: research, diagnostics, therapeutic and regenerative medicine.

At the end of the Course students improve their biomedical knowledge:

  • a good understanding of biological systems - molecules and cells - in relation to human diseases;
  • an excellent cultural background and experimental techniques in order to produce goods and services through the use of biological systems;
  • adequate skills to communicate about biomedical data and information in the international field;
  • teamwork, adaptability and flexibility are the qualities that the students achieve and allow them to work everywhere.

Job Positions 

  • Medical biotechnologist;

Other positions:

  • Biologist;
  • Biochemist;
  • Biophysics specialist;
  • Pharmacologist;
  • Microbiologist.

Erasmus mobility (within the School of Medicine). France: “Sophia Antipolis de Nice”(Nizza); Germany: Marburg;  Portugal: Lisbona; Spain: Valladolid, Tarragona, La Laguna (Tenerife); Greece (Patras); Polonia (Wroclaw)