Laboratory Biology
Seal Top-Rated Programme Universities Keuzegids 2024


Do you want to know how climate change affects biodiversity? Or how to improve the diagnosis and treatment of diseases? Are you fascinated by evolution, the human brain, genetics, and ecology? Then Biology is what you are looking for.

Application deadline: 15 January.

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Something for you?

  • A challenging and broad curriculum with specialised learning trajectories.
  • Strong emphasis on Biology in Society, team-based learning, and lab sessions.
  • Excellent and innovative research facilities.
  • Possible internships at the RIBES, RIMLS and DCN research institutes.
  • Active study association to meet fellow students, alumni, and lecturers.
  • This programme has been given the designation 'top rated programme' by the Keuzegids Universiteiten 2024
Why in Nijmegen?

Admission requirements

Do you want to know if you can be admitted? Read more about the admission requirements of this programme.

Admission and application
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What will you learn

Discover biology from every angle over three years in an international classroom. You will focus on how you can put your gained theoretical knowledge into practice. There is lots of room for personal preference. You will learn about all sorts of subjects, from animals and climate change to the chemical structures of DNA and RNA and everything in between.

The first part of the programme provides you with a solid foundation to build on. You can then specialise and design your own profile, and choose courses from learning trajectories within both biology and medical biology.

Study programme

Future career opportunities

The field of biology is wide and gives you lots of choices on the job market. Work as a researcher, teacher, consultant, policymaker, or manager in a profit or non-profit organisation. The programme provides you with a huge number of opportunities to discover your strengths and to explore all career fields.

Career prospects

Questions about this programme?

Do you have a question about this programme? We're happy to help. Please contact us, ask a student or check out our information activities.


Tuitions & grants

If you are going to follow this Bachelor's programme, you will pay an annual tuition fee. There are different tuition rates. The amount depends on your personal situation.