This Master’s programme covers a variety of topics such as fundamental and clinical immunology, vaccines, immunotherapy, mechanisms of infectious diseases, molecular epidemiology of infections, virulence factors of microorganisms, and resistance to treatment. You contribute to the accumulation of knowledge that is directly or indirectly leading to faster diagnosis of diseases and better treatment options.
Why you should study Infection and Immunity at Utrecht University
- Work in a lively research environment during your six to nine month internships. Gain hands-on experience of biomedical research in infection and immunity.
- Infection, immunity, and the role of microflora in human and animal welfare is one of Utrecht University’s core research areas and the Graduate School of Life Sciences is home to a large number of world-leading research groups working in this field.
- The annual scientific symposium is a particular highlight. This symposium is organised by Master’s students and features talks by international experts and poster presentations by second year Master’s Infection and Immunity students on their own areas of research.
- Do your minor internship abroad at prestigious partner universities all around the world due to our intensive collaboration with international research institutes.