Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree in Leading International Vaccinology Education

The only European master's degree in vaccinology that is international, multidisciplinary and with a high professionalisation approach.

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  • Erasmus Mundus
  • Credits: 120 ECTS
  • Places: 25 places
  • Price: Check with the coordinating university

The LIVE programme, comprising 120 ECTS credits, is multidisciplinary, international, and highly focused on the training of new professionals. The programme has the following 3 objectives. 1) To learn Immunology and Infectology, in order to become an expert in Vaccinology. 2) To join the international academic and industrial networks. 3) To participate in public policies on health and education related to knowledge, development and application of vaccines.

Application period open until January 21, 2024: apply now!

Students receive tuition in Barcelona, Antwerp and Lyon during the first 3 semesters, and in the 4th semester they undertake a placement in a company or research centre affiliated to the programme, which could be in one of a number of countries.

There are 7 higher education institutions affiliated to the master's programme, as well as over 50 of affiliated companies and centres, engaged in research, development and the manufacture of vaccines.

A symposium on vaccines, linked to the master's degree, is held every year. 

The LIVE master's degree offers Erasmus + Joint Master's Degree grants funded by the European Union, and other grants funded by companies working on vaccines.

For more information, please see the LIVE Master's Degree website

Career options

In the course of their studies, the students make valuable professional contacts with the academic and and business institutions partnered with the master's degree.

The master's degree equips its students to work in the following areas within the vaccines sector: research and development, clinical studies, project management, patents, business development, quality control, commercial development, communication and dissemination.

It also meets the academic and training needs of students wishing to undertake PhD studies in one of its twelve partner universities.

Coordinator university:

Université Claude Bernard Lyon

Participating universities

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Universitat de Barcelona
Université Jean Monnet Saint-Etienne
Universiteit Antwerpen

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