Master of Science in Chemical Biology

Master in Chemical Biology
The Master in Chemical Biology prepares students to think beyond the State-of-the-art. Specifically, students will learn how to probe biological problems at the molecular level using innovative chemistry and biophysical approaches. The Degree is awarded by the University of Geneva in collaboration with the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). Students will be embedded within the National Centre for Competence in Research (NCCR) in Chemical Biology where they will receive individualized and highly interdisciplinary (biology, chemistry, physics) training from world-renowned researchers.

Language of instruction

English (No French proficiency test required for non-Francophones).

Admission criteria

A Bachelor in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Biochemistry or a degree deemed equivalent upon review of the application, subject to supplementary classes and prerequisites for certain degrees.

Career opportunities

Academic research (doctoral, post-doctoral), Medical research laboratories, Private sector research, development and production, Regulations and scientific patents, Management and sales, etc.


Master in Chemical Biology