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Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #401 (WUR) Istanbul, Turkey
The Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering program (BIO) offered at Sabanci University is geared to developing an integrated scientific perspective comprising the fundamentals of molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics and cell biology, all of which are built upon a solid background in mathematics, physics, and chemistry.


Courses on the exploitation of biological systems for developing new technologies and industrial applications reflect the biotechnology dimension of the program. The bioengineering dimension is axed on an understanding of engineering concepts and techniques, which is facilitated by access to undergraduate courses of an interdisciplinary nature.Students learn to apply engineering principles to the re-conceptualization of of biological phenomena and are trained to acquire skills for developing new materials and processes, including genetic modification of agricultural plants.

The Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering program offered at Sabanci University is well equipped in every way to turn out properly trained graduates capable of filling both research and management positions in industrial and research institutions operating in arious areas of the biological sciences and biotechnology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry 
  • Cell Biology 
  • Multicellular Organization 
  • Plant Tissue Culture Tech. 
  • Immunology 
  • Biophysics: Molecules and Sys. 
  • Inorganic Chemistry 
  • Introduction to Computing 
  • Advanced Programming

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Documents Required for Application

  • Online Application Form
  • Proof of results of any of the above-mentioned exams / diplomas
  • Photocopy of high school diploma (if translated in languages ​​other than Turkish and English)
  • Official transcript showing all the courses taken by the candidate in high school and the grades taken from these courses and approved by the high school.
  • Photocopy of a foreign language proficiency certificate accepted by the university , if any
  • 1 academic reference letter, if any

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 TRY/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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