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Biotechnology, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 42 months
Kalundborg, Denmark
At the, University College Absalon, our Bachelor Program of Engineering in Biotechnology combines biology, chemistry and science of engineering in close collaboration with international biotech companies
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During the studies you will learn to apply in depth knowledge of biochemical and biotechnological processes according to production of drugs (medicine), food industry and environmental challenges.

We offer a bachelor degree in Biotechnology at University College Absalon. You will be a part of a little and highly professional environment working closely together with the biotech industry in Kalundborg, the biotech city of Denmark.

Companies like Novo Nordisk, Equinor and Novozymes are some of the companies you will meet in Kalundborg thereby learning about biotech challenges and opportunities at big scale.

Career opportunities

  • As a Bachelor of Engineering in Biotechnology you acquire a wide range of career opportunities in the global job market – both in Denmark and abroad.
  • You will obtain competences within production and development involving biotechnological processes. It could be solving tasks within the fields of chemical engineering, pharmaceutical science, food technology, quality assurance and control, environmental chemistry, and energy optimization. All areas covering scopes of food, feed and pharmaceutical production as well as the environmental and energy sectors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 42 months
    • Duration description

      Duration - 7 terms (3,5 years)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Statistics
  • Chemical unit operations
  • Chemical engineering

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A Danish upper secondary school leaving certificate (STX, HF, HHX, HTX, EUX, GIF)
  • The Danish/French Baccalauréat (DFB)
  • The European Baccalaureate (EB)
  • The International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • The Option Internationale du Baccalauréat (OIB)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12980 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6490 EUR per semester and a duration of 42 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 42 months.
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  • Tuition fee for EU Citizens: Free.

Living costs for Kalundborg

  • 5500 - 8500 DKK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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