Entrance criteria

All information about the application process and selection can be found here.

Students applying for the Master's programme should have completed a Bachelor's programme in Life Sciences and have basic knowledge of most of these areas:


  • Developmental Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Physiology
  • Genetics / Genomics
  • Bioinformatics

Students from abroad with a recognized Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences with basic knowledge of most of the fields listed above, as well as sufficient proficiency in English, may apply for the programme.

Information about studying at Utrecht University and student life and housing may be of help for foreign students.

A selection committee will decide about admission on the basis of ranking of applicants. Ranking will be based on applicant's undergraduate education and grades, motivation, CV and recommendations.