Bachelor’s degree courses
Access methods
3 years
Department of Biotechnologies and life sciences

Course description

Biology has a prominent role in modern research and is characterised by a strongly innovative approach.

This degree programmes will allow you to gain a solid grounding in the different fields of biology and also to become familiar with the methods, theories and new technologies applicable in different fields of research and production.

The modules of this degree programme include the study of modern biomolecular disciplines, which are essential to understand all biological phenomena. The programme offers numerous practical workshops starting from the first year.

Halfway through the second year, students will choose between two different streams that provide specialised training:

  • the biomedical curriculum aims at understanding biological issues relating to human health;
  • the cells and organisms curriculum focuses on studying fundamental cellular processes, also from an evolutionary standpoint.

The degree programme in biology trains modern, versatile professionals who can choose to continue their studies or access the labour market. If you chose not to continue your studies in our second cycle programme, you will find job opportunities in biological labs that undertake research, analysis or quality control, where you will be offered mainly technical positions. Otherwise you might choose to sit the State Exam to become a Junior Biologist and work as a free-lance consultant in the areas envisaged by the laws in force.

Lessons are held in Italian.

Degree classification: Biology
Presidente del Consiglio di corso: ROSALBA GORNATI
Credits: 180

What you need to know

Locally planned access, places subject to availability.

If you are a EU National, you may stay in Italy for as long as you like: you only need a passport or ID card.
If you are a NON-EU National, you'll have to carry out some formalities.

Department of Biotechnology and Life Sciences
Via J.H. Dunant 3, 21100 Varese - Italy
e-mail: didattica.dbsv@uninsubria.it

Curricula and study plans

To consult teaching courses of previous Academic Years, at the top of this page click on "Course data sheet", then choose the Academic Year of your enrollment and click on "Study plans".

Opportunities and support

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Do you think that this course fits you? Enroll and start studying with us!

Studying, taking exams and graduating

To consult the teaching material:

  1. go to https://elearning.uninsubria.it/ 
  2. log in with your university credentials: email username and password (without typing the @studenti.uninsubria.it part)
  3. choose the courses of your study plan in the I miei corsi (My courses) section
  4. there you will find all the materials that the teacher makes available.

To consult the exam dates and times go to the Servizi Web Segreterie studenti (Student Secretariat Web Services)

https://uninsubria.esse3.cineca.it/ListaAppelliOfferta.do (in Italian)

In the Menu select one or more options:

  • the day scheduled for the exam
  • the teaching structure, i.e. your Department or your School
  • the course of study, i.e. your degree course
  • the teaching course, i.e. the title of the teaching
  • the teacher.

To submit your examination entry, you must access your personal area of the Student Secretariat Web Services.

Go to the reserved area 

  1. Log in with your university credentials: email username and password (without typing the @studenti.uninsubria.it part)
  2. Esami > Appelli
    Then, select the exam session you want to submit your entry for and proceed following the instructions.

Student services

For all resources, services and opportunities dedicated to registered students, see: Student.

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Both courses offer the opportunity to attain a Double degree.