Biotechnology is one of the world's fastest growing research disciplines, and there is an urgent need for experts, managers and researchers who are qualified to work in the industry. You want to play a part in dramatically improving the quality of life of millions of patients? The English-language Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology bachelor programme will give you the opportunity to do just that. As a graduate, you will have the expertise to contribute to the development of groundbreaking innovations in the field.
What to expect from the degree programme
You will study a comprehensive range of medical and pharmaceutical biotechnology topics during your degree. Courses at the beginning of the programme (semesters 1–4) cover the fundamentals of science, biomedicine, engineering, and analysis. The curriculum also includes quality management, business fundamentals, communication and interpersonal skills.
You spend a lot of time in the lab right from the very start. In semester 5 you have to complete a 20-week compulsory internship in Austria or abroad. Towards the end of the programme (semester 6) you opt for one of two electives: Production of Therapeutic Proteins or Drug Development Management.