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Molecular Medicine and Innovative Treatment


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How are new and innovative drugs and therapies developed? How can research help us find ways to prevent, treat and manage diseases? Can we harness the power of the immune system for disease treatment?
Study MMIT and be part of the next generation of successful scientists, joining a community dedicated to advancing medical knowledge and making a meaningful impact on the future of healthcare!Become a successful researcherThe MSc Molecular Medicine and Innovative Treatment (MMIT) is a two-year selective programme designed to educate motivated students through a challenging and high-quality multidisciplinary curriculum. Whether you aspire to work in or outside academia, we will prepare you for a successful career in (bio)medical and pharmaceutical sciences. The programme is unique in that all the courses focus on how to become a successful independent researcher. Right from the start, you will learn to become a critical evaluator of current research, develop your own ideas, and define the kind of researcher you want to become. A multi-disciplinary curriculumMMIT offers a rare advantage by integrating clinical, medical, and pharmaceutical aspects. It covers a wide range of exciting topics in molecular and translational medical research such as Immunology and infectious diseases, drug innovation and development, neurobiology and neurodegenerative diseases, cancer biology and immune t




Master of Science


2 years

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 24,200

€ 19,900


Application requirements

With a bachelor's degree in the fields of medicine, biology, biochemistry, pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical sciences, genetics, molecular biology, biotechnology, dentistry, or life science and technology you are admissible. If you have another degree background the selection committee will determine whether your background meets the admission requirements. Feel free to contact us for advice.

You will need to provide your official university transcript. It should include a list of all the courses you've taken, with the credit hours for each, the final grades you received, an explanation of the grading system used, and your class rank if available. Make sure to include the grades for courses you didn't pass as well.

After the initial selection process, a number of applicants will be invited by the selection committee for an interview. We offer the option of conducting the interview online, so you do not need to travel to Groningen. During the interview, you will be asked to present a research project you undertook as part of your previous studies, give a short presentation on a academic paper, and to elaborate on your motivation to apply for the Molecular Medicine and Innovative Treatment programme. Mor

Please make sure to visit for more information about the accepted language tests and the required minimum scores.

The motivation letter is an opportunity for you to convey your enthusiasm, goals, and suitability for the MSc Molecular Medicine and Innovative Treatment programme. Make sure to describe your expectations for the programme and how it aligns with your future career plans. Additionally, emphasize the qualities and experiences that make you the right fit for MMIT.

Language requirements

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
IELTS overall band
TOEFL internet based

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 24,200
€ 19,900
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 Apr '24 1 Apr '24
1 Sep '25 1 Apr '25 1 Apr '25
1 Sep '26 1 Apr '26 1 Apr '26


You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.

Orange Tulip Scholarship - China

These customised scholarships will increase the talent development in a country with a Nuffic Neso office by allowing talented students to study in the Netherlands.

Orange Knowledge Programma (OKP)

The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to contribute to a society's sustainable and inclusive development. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries.


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9712 GL Groningen
050 363 9011

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