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This Master program aims at providing high quality post-graduate education in Health Sciences and especially in the emerging fields of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine. The curriculum has a multidisciplinary character and it is based on cutting-edge scientific and technological developments.

This MSc program will focus on four core modules:

  • Infection Biology. Aim of this module is to educate postgraduate students on the biology of infectious agents of global public health importance. Emphasis will be placed on the biology, genetics and immunology of key pathogen-host interactions known to control pathogenesis. The ultimate goal is to lay the foundation for understanding the link between the molecular basis of pathogen-host interactions and the clinical outcome of disease as well as the development of rational strategies for effective treatment.
  • Infectious diseases of international and domestic interest. Aim of this module is to explore worldwide health problems including emergence of previously unrecognized pathogens, threat of pathogen resistance, spread of zoonotic and vector borne diseases, their natural history and clinical diagnosis.
  • State-of-the-art laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases. Aim of this module is to provide theoretical and practical training in cutting-edge technologies and approaches used in laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases.​
  • Master thesis. Students will carry out original research work in labs (in the fields related to molecular epidemiology or molecular microbiology) and write a thesis based on their findings.

Unique features

  • Combined training in classroom, laboratory and clinic throughout the program
  • Hands-on training with modern molecular, immunological and microbiological laboratory techniques for diagnosis of infectious diseases. Exposure to practical clinical laboratory issues.
  • Summer Internship in diagnostic or research laboratories and clinics to expose postgraduate students to future working environment.
  • Seminars on ‘hot’ topics on ‘Infectious diseases – International Medicine’ by invited experts in the field and the participation of National CDC as well as the ‘Doctors Without Borders’ and the ‘Doctors of the World’.

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Degree: MSc in Infectious Diseases and International Medicine
Duration: 1,5 years (3 semesters)
Course credits/ECTS: 90 ECTS
​​Fees: €1,000 per academic semester
Location: School of Health Sciences, University Campus, 68100 Alexandroupolis

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