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ELMI was created in 2001 to establish a unique communication network between European scientists working in the field of light microscopy and the manufacturers of their equipment.

Master’s Degree in Biomedical Imaging, Turku, Finland

My name is Joanna Pylvänäinen and I am a coordinator of the international MSc degree programme in Biomedical Imaging, in Turku, Finland. The programme is jointly administered by the universities in Turku; University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University. The application time for studies starting in autumn 2019 will start soon.

Master’s Degree in Biomedical Imaging is a two-year program in pre-clinical research, during which students can specialise in microscopy, medical imaging, bioimage informatics, nano/material sciences or instrumentation. The graduates of the program have been continuing as doctoral candidates, experts in core facilities, working in industry or administrative tasks.

Persons eligible for Master’s degree should have completed a Bachelor’s Degree by June 2019. Areas suitable for the degree include life sciences, medicine, chemistry, physics or technical sciences. Everyone’s background is evaluated individually.

Further information on the program can be found on the websites of both universities:

University of Turku: masters.utu.fi/programmes/biomedical-imaging/

Åbo Akademi: www.abo.fi/en/study-programme/masters-degree-programme-in-biomedical-imaging/

The Turku BioImaging organisation, which supports the Master’s degree program, also has information about imaging community in Turku. www.bioimaging.fi/

Some key numbers:
Duration of program: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Language of instruction: English
Application time: 3.12.2018-31.1.2019
Quota: 30 students (10 university of Turku, 20 Åbo Akademi)

Tuition fees: Free for EEA-students, 12 000€/year for non EEA-students
Apply: www.studyinfo.fi

UTU: studyinfo.fi/app/#!/korkeakoulu/

ÅA: studyinfo.fi/app/#!/korkeakoulu/

Don’t hesitate to ask any questions.


Best wishes,


Joanna Pylvänäinen, MSc
Master’s degree programme in Biomedical Imaging
Turku BioImaging

Tykistökatu 6A, 5th floor
20520 Turku, Finland
E-mail: jpylvana@abo.fi