Brussels, Belgium

Biotech in Brussels: where Biology meets Technology

when 25 July 2016 - 29 July 2016
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 450

Are you a Bachelor student and do you already have some background in Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry or Biomedical Sciences? Are you fascinated by the biochemical unity that underlies the world’s biological diversity? Would you like to learn how biotechnological research leads to applications that solve societal challenges? Come to Brussels and find out where biology meets technology at the ‘VUB Summer School – Biotech in Brussels’.

In this Summer School, you will be immersed in the multidisciplinary and international research environment of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, which has a sound reputation in training and research in molecular biology and biotechnology. Inspiring lectures will be combined with hands-on workshops, guided by experienced researchers, in state-of-the-art laboratories of the research groups "Structural Biology Brussels", "Microbiology" and "Cellular and Molecular Immunology". Throughout the week you will be taken on visits of Brussels and its innovative biotech industry.

Fee info

EUR 450: courses, lesson materials, visits, public transport - 10 trips, lunches and 2 dinners
EUR 990: courses, lesson materials, visits, public transport - 10 trips, lunches, 2 dinners and accommodation