Master in Microbiology

Master in Microbiology

The Microbiology Master’s program offers a highly competitive education in modern microbiology. The focus of this MSc program is on the study of microorganisms which is instrumental for the understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of life and for new developments and applications in industrial biotechnology, environmental restoration and energy production and in human and animal health and food sectors.

This is a joint Master´s degree in Microbiology based on a consortium of 4 Schools in the Lisbon area: the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), the Faculty of Sciences (FC), the Faculty of Medicine (FM) and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FMV). The Institutions involved have been positioned for years in the frontline of teaching activities in the field of Microbiology and related areas at the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd cycles of studies. This joint program exploits the synergies made possible at the level of teaching, research and link to society in the new University of Lisbon.

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