Double Degree Program
We offer a very attractive double degree program between the Master's Program in Life Sciences, specialization in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at the ZHAW and the Master Program Laurea Magistrale in Biotechnology for the Bio-based and Health Industry at the Università degli Studi dell'Insubria (UI).
The aim of the double degree program is to enable up to 4 students per year (2 UI and 2 ZHAW) to obtain two independent Master of Science degrees; one from the UI and one from the ZHAW, through the transfer of corresponding credits between the two partners. The double degree program is intended to offer students a unique opportunity to develop both professionally and personally.
Upon successful completion of the double degree program, the following degrees will be awarded by the partner institutions:
- UI: LM in Biotechnology for the Bio-based and Health Industry (Title: Dottore Magistrale)
- ZHAW: MSc in Life Sciences with Specialization in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Title: Master of Sciences ZFH in Life Sciences) ZHAW LSFM
ZHAW students must submit the following documents when applying for the double degree program until 30.4. of the year they plan to the autem semester abroad. Please submit your
- Letter of motivation
- Bachelor's/Diploma degree and transcript of records
If there are more applicants than places available, the selection will be based on an interview regarding aptitude and motivation. The interview is conducted by the head of the Pharmaceutical Biotechnology specialization at the ZHAW.