Level of education: Bachelor programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Language of instruction: English, Russian


Main courses

  • Automation and Optimisation of Biotechnological Processes
  • Anatomy, Physiology and Histology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cell Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Biodiversity
  • Genetic Technologies in Medicine
  • Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
  • Immunology
  • Genome Mapping and Sequencing
  • Microbiology
  • Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Development
  • Programming and Software Design
  • Hybrid Protein Technology
  • Tissular and Cellular Engineering
  • Physics
  • Python Programming Language]

Our advantages

  • The bachelor's programme ‘Biology: Bioengineering Technologies' is implemented in collaboration with BIOCAD.
  • The programme provides both fundamental general biological training and in-depth knowledge and practical skills in the areas of biology that are necessary for work in bioengineering, biotechnology, biomedicine, pharmacology, and others.
  • Such training is provided by: disciplines covering the issues of biodiversity and the functioning of living systems at different levels of their organisation; and a set of courses in molecular genetics, genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, genetic and cellular engineering, genetic technologies in medicine and others.
  • The programme focuses on: mathematics; physics; chemistry; computational biology; and bioinformatics – disciplines that are also of vital importance for successful work in the field of high technology.


  • Students are provided with unique opportunities to carry out research and project work at the highest level of St Petersburg University: the University Research Park and the advanced BIOCAD equipment; copious information resources; as well as communication with leading scientists and experts from Russia and abroad.
  • A unique combination of applied knowledge and skills acquired as a result of training provides graduates of the bachelor’s programme with job prospects in: biotechnological companies; medical institutions; research institutes; and other organisations whose activities are related to high-tech technologies in biology and medicine.
  • Graduates of the academic programme can continue their studies in master’s or doctoral programmes in biotechnology and biomedicine at Russian and foreign universities.


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