Scope of studies and length
120 ECTS credits, 2 years


Qualification awarded
Master of Life Sciences


Application period
1 January - 1 June/15 July*




Tuition fee per year
4 787€ for EU students
5 000€ for non-EU students


Start of studies
1 September


The programme aims to develop experience in the experimental work in genetics. This is done by original experimental work in various fields of genetics: molecular, plant, human genetics or genetics of microorganisms, gene engineering, cytogenetics, genotoxicology. The programme provides the modern knowledge and practical skills in genetics necessary for an independent scientific and professional career in rapidly developing areas of genetic technologies, biomedicine and biotechnologies.

Why this programme?

  • Study based on not just theory but also practical scientific assignments.
  • The final thesis is based on original research work in a chosen scientific field.
  • Modern equipment and labs where students can carry out their scientific projects.
  • Gaining skills for a professional job.
  • Possibility to take part in international exchange project "Coimbra Group Cancer Biology".

What's after?

  • A graduate can work in the field of the biotechnological and biomedical industry at research institutions of biomedical profile and educational institutions.
  • Analytical knowledge could be improved in doctoral studies in fields of biology (genetics), molecular biology or biochemistry.


* Application deadline:

1 June | for applicants from non-EU/EFTA countries
15 July | for applicants who do not need a Lithuanian visa and non-EU/EFTA applicants, if there is a Lithuanian embassy in their home country