Systems Biology

Name of programme                 SYSTEMS BIOLOGY                                                      

Qualification awarded               Master in Health Sciences

Field of study                            Medicine Technologies

Study area                                Health Sciences

Length of the programme         2 years (4 semesters) 

Scope of programme (ECTS)   120 ECTS

Language of instruction            English

Location                                    Vilnius, Lithuania

Starting date                             1st September 

Tuition fee for Non-EU students TBC


Why study Systems Biology?

 The Systems Biology master's degree programme aims are to prepare highly qualified biological systems analysts, laboratory specialists and specialists who are able to organise and lead research projects, understand the processes of fundamental biological systems, describe the processes of evolutionary biological systems mathematically, and improve technological solutions and develop new ones to solve systems biology problems.

International, interdisciplinary Systems Biology master's program will prepare systems biology specialists with broad skills, integrating biomedical knowledge with mathematical modelling.

Program is prepared by Faculty of Medicine and Centre of Life Sciences of Vilnius university those own up to date laboratories and gather the best knowledge for omics data analysis. Studies are conducted in English only, attracting foreign researchers/tutors, social partners and potential employers.



·        Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in study areas such as Informatics, Physical, Life or Health sciences;

·        English language proficiency – the level not lower than B2 (following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), or TOEFL score 75/IELTS score 6.

Selection Criteria:

CV, scientific essay.


Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme or use Bilateral cooperation agreements which gives an opportunity to study at Partner Universities or do internship abroad.


Systems Biology programme’s graduates can find a job position in both public (universities, health care institutions, research institutes) and private (biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies) sectors. The specialists can also be attractive in valleys where science, studies and business are integrated. Students may continue their career in PhD studies as well.

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