The Master's Programme in Biological and Chemical Engineering for a Sustainable Bioeconomy (Bioceb) is organized by the School of Chemical Engineering. The programme trains future research and innovation managers to tackle the challenges related to the deployment of the bioeconomy across the world. It is targeted at students with a background in fields such as biotechnology, biochemistry, microbiology, biophysics, bioprocess engineerin or molecular biology. This site contains the student study guide for the master's programme with materials and instructions. Here you will find the programme curriculum as well as detailed guidelines for planning your studies.

Bioceb is a two-year Master's degree programme (120 ECTS, full time studies) leading into triple degree, supported by European Union, and organized in cooperation between five European universities:

  • Institut des sciences et industries du vivant et de l’environnement (AgroParisTech), (coordinator)

  • Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne (URCA)

  • Université de Liège (ULiège)

  • Aalto University

  • Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech)

Students will study at three of these institutions as part of their degree, according to their choice of study track. Aalto offers second year studies in two tracks of this programme, focusing on materials and biopolymers.

Bioceb was awarded the “Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree” label by the European Commission in 2019.

More information about the programme:


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