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International Master´s Degree Biomedical Imaging, Turku, Finland

International Master´s Degree Programme in Biomedical Imaging – application period ends on 18 January 2023!

Do you want to study in a stimulating research environment in a country with beautiful nature and high-tech innovations?

Are you interested in studying Biomedical Imaging in the laboratories where Stefan Hell did his Nobel prize-awarded research with super-resolution?

If your answer is YES, please read this email carefully!

International Master´s programme in Biomedical Imaging is a two-year (120 ECTS) programme jointly administrated by the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland, and the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Turku (Masters programme in Biomedical Sciences).  Close cooperators are the national Turku PET Centre, Turku Center for Disease Modeling, Turku Centre for Biotechnology, and the Turku University Hospital.

Programme is aimed at students with a B.Sc. degree in the Life Sciences or applicable areas of biomedical sciences, physics, chemistry, or engineering. The interdisciplinary curriculum provides the graduates with a broad spectrum of the most recent knowledge in biomedical imaging related to many application areas in cell biology, medicine, and nanotechnology. One of the great examples of our diverse success is the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry shared by Prof. Stefan W. Hell, who has made his original publications on STED microscopy in Turku.

The programme is tuition free for European students and non-EU/EEA students the tuition fee is 12 000€ / year. Scholarships are available!

The language of instruction is English. Book and take the language test well in advance before the application period!

Please find more info in:


Biomedical Imaging | Åbo Akademi University (abo.fi)

Master’s Degree Programme in Biomedical Sciences: Biomedical Imaging | University of Turku (utu.fi)

Studying in Finland: http://www.studyinfinland.fi/


Application period:  4-18 January 2023.

We are more than happy to answer if you have any questions about the Master´s Degree programme in Biomedical Imaging! Please contact us: bima-office@bioimaging.fi

Best wishes,

BIMA Office