MSc in Life Sciences at Bar Ilan University

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MSc in Life Sciences at Bar Ilan University (Graduate)
The faculty of life sciences at Bar Ilan University offers an M.Sc. (graduate) degree in life sciences, aimed at outstanding and motivated students interested in advancing their research abilities and taking part in innovative projects. The program is studied in English and is suitable for both Israeli and international students.
Studies address contemporary issues and challenges in various fields of biology such as biophysics, neurobiology, plant sciences, nanotechnology, immunology, molecular genetics, and more.


Study program
The faculty of life sciences at BIU aims to promote biological and scientific knowledge based on advanced modern research, while encouraging curiosity and intellectual growth.
Graduates in this program gain knowledge and skills in various branches of biology. During their studies, they advance their research abilities and technical skills through extensive laboratory work and various courses that allow them to analyze scientific information. These skills can also help them discuss relevant issues such as environmental preservation.
Among the major research categories at the faculty of life sciences are:
- Neurobiology.
- Virology and microbiology.
- Plant sciences and ecology.
- Cancer research and immunology.
- Developmental and cellular biology.
- Computational and structural biology.



This is a full graduate degree program that spans two years.



To help students fully commit to conducting their research, the faculty of life sciences offers various scholarships and monthly stipends, given to highly qualified candidates.



The faculty comprises over 45 renowned researchers with expertise in various fields of life science. Each of the members of faulty heads an active research group, in which graduate students participate during their studies.



Application requirements for this program are:
- A bachelor’s degree in life sciences or similar subjects.
- An average grade of 80 and above.



Academic diploma
Upon completion of their studies, graduates receive an M.Sc. degree in life sciences from Bar Ilan University.



About the university
Bar Ilan University offers various degree programs in English, in which international and Israeli students can study together in a diverse and stimulating environment. The university encourages excellence and innovation in research, several research centers operate within the campus and produce many achievements in science and the humanities. Among the graduate programs available at BIU, students can find tracks in physics, brain science, electrical engineering, linguistics, political science, business management (MBA), and more. Various bachelor’s programs (undergraduate degrees) in English are also offered, alongside summer programs and gap year tracks.


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