Up to date information about all available courses and course dates can be found in the study guide.

Introducing Life Sciences

This compulsory course is given in the first week of September for all Master's students. More information about ILS is available in the study guide.

Navigation Towards Personal Excellence

Navigation Towards Personal Excellence (NTPE) expands on the information about profiles, valorisation, and experiences of alumni during ILS with 3 workshops and reflection days within your own Master’s programme. More information can be found on the study guide.

Life Sciences Seminars

Every month a seminar is organised by a different Master's programme. For more information about the LS seminars, please visit the study guide.

The ILS, NTPE and LS seminars are part of the Life Sciences Academy, which is 1.5 credits in total.

Note: Students, whom started their Master’s before September 2018, are enrolled in the courses Introducing Life Sciences (BMB509713) and Life Sciences seminars (BMB509214 or GSLS-SEMIN). Together with Introducing Life Sciences, the Life Sciences seminars are 1.5 credits in total. More information is available in the study guide.

Courses specific for Cancer, Stem Cells and Developmental Biology

The duration of a theoretical course is 1 or 2 weeks. The courses are thematically grouped in five broad subject fields: Signal transduction and Cancer, Developmental biology, Genetics and genomics, Technology of genomics, proteomics, and bio-informatics, and Cell Biology, physiology, and pathology. All master students of Cancer, Stem Cells and Developmental Biology are required to take at least one course from each of these theme groups. In total, 10 weeks of theoretical courses have to be taken by each student. Courses focus on particular aspects of Cancer, Stem cells & Developmental Biology.

Under the auspices of Cancer, Stem cells & Developmental biology a number of courses are organized. Please visit the study guide for detailed information.