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Biotechnology degrees in Italy

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Cultural Heritage: Sciences, Technologies and Diagnostics BSc

Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, University of Milan Italy

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Biosciences and Biotechnology Bachelor Degree

University of Camerino Italy

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All Bachelors Degrees in Biotechnology

Looking for graduate level options? See Masters degrees in Biotechnology in Italy

Study a Biotechnology degree in Italy in 2024

Biotechnology looks at the coming together of natural sciences and engineering sciences in order to use biological systems and living organisms to create products that meet a certain need. There are five main areas of biotechnology: animal, environmental, human, industrial and plant. You might choose to study a degree that focuses on one of these areas specifically, or a degree that covers them all throughout your studies.

Graduates of a degree in biotechnology will have a range of career options available to them. These include microbiologist, geneticist, ecological consultant, research analyst, and laboratory technician, among others.

Your degree will be delivered through a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as practical laboratory based sessions. Depending on your course, you may also have the opportunity to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Genetics
  • Cells to Organisms
  • Molecular Biotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Population and Evolution
  • Behavioural Ecology

Study in Italy

Home to some of the world's oldest universities, Italy has a long history of providing high quality higher education to both domestic and international students. The country has not only played an integral part of the Bologna Process education reform, it was also one of the four countries that created the European Area of Higher Education. Both of these play an important role in widening the access to higher education across Europe, with international students from all over the world now able to experience an Italian university education, thanks to the country's contributions.

See our detailed guide to studying in Italy for international students.

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