All life on earth is based on microbes. Microbial processes run global nutrient cycles. Present microbiological knowledge is applied in medicine, in industry and in food production. With techniques based on microbiology and microbial biotechnology we may even apply methods to save the environment. If you want to know more about microbes and the biotechnological applications, and learn what research techniques are used to study viruses, bacteria and other microbes, the Master's Programme of Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology is for you.

Application process

We’re here to guide you through the process of applying to the University of Helsinki. Here is your roadmap to the application process. The next application period to apply for the Master's Programmes opens in December 3rd 2018 and ends in January 11th 2019 for studies starting in August 2019.

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How to Apply - Master’s Programmes at the University of Helsinki