I.I.P.P.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Biotechnology

The Inter-institutional Interdepartmental Program of Postgraduate Studies (I.I.P.P.S.) is organized by the Department of Medicine and the Department of Biological Applications and Technology of the School of Health Sciences of the University of Ioannina, the Department of Chemistry of the School of Sciences of the University of Ioannina, in conjunction with the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH). Administrative support is provided by the Department of Medicine of the University of Ioannina.

The Program is a continuation from the Interdepartmental P.P.S. in Biotechnology which has been active since academic year 1998-99. The I.P.P.S. in Biotechnology was founded initially in 1998, modified in 2003, 2005 and 2014, and re-founded in May 2018 as Inter-institutional Interdepartmental (I.I.) P.P.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Biotechnology.

The Program awards a Master’s Degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Biotechnology. The duration of the Program is 3 academic semesters (90 ECTS).

The Program aims at preparing well-educated scientists for careers in biological/biomedical and biotechnological research, education, public services or the private sector. In parallel, it aims at promoting knowledge and research development and contributes to the fulfillment of the educational, research, social, cultural and developmental needs of the country.

Successful completion of the postgraduate course requires an one-year Diploma Research Project to be carried out in one of the participating laboratories at the Department of Medicine, the Department of Biological Applications and Technology, or the Department of Chemistry of the University of Ioannina, or the Department of Biomedical Research of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB-BR, FORTH) which is located on the University campus of Ioannina, and/or with collaborating research teams.

Call for expression of interest to participate in the program is published in June, selection of successful candidates is completed in September, and the postgraduate course starts in early October, each academic year. Details of the study program and regulations are available in the Official Government Gazette 1808/part B΄/21-5-2018.  

 

Program coordinator: Stathis Frillingos

Tel.: (+30) 26510 07715

 

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