From Bench to Bedside: Cell and Gene Therapies and Good Manufacturing Practices
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Cell and Gene Therapies: Theory and hands-on practice
How hard is to be selected for the MSc?
The MSc is highly competitive attracting international students. The maximum number of students is 30, therefore we recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible. You may find the entry requirements and the selection process here
What is the duration of the course?
The duration of the course is two (2) academic semesters. The MSc includes 8 theoretical and 5 practical core courses. The total number of credits (E.C.T.S.) are 60, equally distributed between the first and the second semester. You may find the modules and the course objectives here
I am working full-time. Can I attend?
The time-plan is worker friendly. Theoretical courses will take place every Wednesday and Thursday 17:00-21:00. Lab courses will take place on 3 Saturdays 10:00-18:00 (12/02/2022, 19/03/2022 & 02/04/2022). Students must attend all modules.
What are the English language requirements?
Your academic English must be at a very good level. During the selection process you may be asked to demonstrate your English proficiency in understanding and speaking.
Should I write a Master’s thesis?
No Master’s thesis is required. In order to receive the Postgraduate Degree, students are required to attend all the courses, seminars, simulation exercises and successfully pass final assignments of every module. Assessment Methods vary according to module and include exams, practical coursework projects or group projects.
How should tuition fees be paid? Are there exemptions form tuition fees or scholarships?
The tuition fees correspond to the amount of 4,000 euros for the entire study (2 semesters), which will be paid in instalments as follows: 25% (i.e., 1,000 euros) of the tuition is deposited with the admission and the registration of the students (prior to the registration), 25% (i.e., 1,000 euros) at the beginning of the first semester and the remaining 50% (i.e., 2,000 euros) at the beginning of the second semester.
Are there exemptions from tuition fees or scholarships?
Exempted from tuition fees, are postgraduate students whose individual income and family disposable income, if they share the same, do not exceed independently, the individual 100%, and family 70% per week of the national median available equivalent income, according to the most recently published data of the Hellenic Statistical Authority. This exemption is provided for participation in a single Master’s Course. In any case, the exempted students cannot exceed thirty percent (30%) of the total number of students admitted. If the beneficiaries exceed 30%, they are selected starting from those who have the lowest income.
Are there any scholarships?
Scholarships or awards of excellence are provided to postgraduate students, according to a decision from the University Committee. The terms of the grant, the obligations and the rights of the fellows are determined by the committee’s decision. For the academic year 2022-2023 a “Dimitris Lois” scholarship (3.000 Euro) and award (1.000 Euro) for the best graduate will be provided from Choose Life charity