Master in genetics

Language(s) of instruction: English

Length of study: 2 years, Full time.


Course Location:

  • 1st year: Université Paris Cité, France
  • 2nd year: to choose between the following Italian Universities (either half a year or a whole year)
  • Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
  • Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy
  • Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italy
  • Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy

Degrees awarded:

  • Master Sciences, Technologie et Santé (STS) – mention “Génétique” Université Paris Cité
  • Specific Laurea Magistrale from one of the following partners in Italy:
    • Laurea Magistrale in Biologia, Laurea Magistrale in Biotecnologie induustriali, Laurea Magistrale in Biotecnologie Mediche (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca)
    • Laurea Magistrale in Biologia Molecolare (Università degli Studi di Padova)
    • Laurea Magistrale in Genomica Funzionale (Università degli Studi di Trieste)
    • Laurea Magistralein Genetica e Biologia Molecolare (Sapienza Università di Roma)
  •  Entry Requirements: Bachelor degree in a related field with components of genetics
  • Language pre-requisites:B2 level of English, French and Italian
Course overview

This high-quality Masters in Genetics aims to train scientific and medical students in multi-disciplinary approaches to life sciences (including human genetics, oncogenesis, epigenetics, genomics, population genetics, normal and pathological development, cell biology, neuroscience, etc.) using various genetic tools.

The course includes a 6-month research placement to be undertaken either in France or Italy; the thesis defense takes place in Paris and in Italy (for D.D. students).

Skills and competencies developed
  • Scientific English
  • Critical analysis of scientific data
  • Oral presentations, group work, ability to write and conduct scientific projects
  • Preparation for the workplace with a 6 month placement in a laboratory


Laetitia AURELIO, administrative coordinator/Prof.
Domenico FLAGIELLO, pedagogical coordinator