Pierre et Marie Curie is the largest academic and clinical
center in France. UPMC develops research of excellence
in life science and medicine, chemistry, mathematics,
engineering, physics, geology, environment and biodiversity.
Long term partnerships have been established with more
than 100 foreign universities around the world. UPMC
also includes several famous institutions such Ecole
polytechnique universitaire, Institute of Astrophysics
of Paris, Henri Poincaré Institute
and three marine stations in Roscoff, Banyuls and Villefranche-sur-Mer.
• 6000 foreign students
• 3 250 teachers and researchers
• 2 140 administrative managers and research technicians
The International Master in Cell and Stem cell Biology at
At the academic level, UPMC will provide an open access
to selected courses and workshops (relevant to the field
of cell and stem cell biology) from the Master of Science
in Molecular and Cellular Biology to students enrolled in
the International Master Programme and registered at UPMC,
Erasmus University Rotterdam or University of Barcelona.
The Master of Science in Molecular
and Cellular Biology offers education of excellence in molecular and cell biology
and in biochemistry, covering both theoretical and practical
levels, followed by specialization in cell biology and stem
cell biology. The program aims at providing students with
the methodological concepts and tools needed to acquire top-level
skills in these fields. Students graduating with a Science & Technology
Master’s degree in molecular and cell biology will
be qualified with the following general skills: to analyze
a situation, to establish documentary records and summarize
them, to carry out a project and take initiatives, to communicate
in a foreign language (English at least), to work as part
of a team, to have a thorough scientific and technical knowledge
in molecular and cell biology.
At the research level, UPMC and its partner institutes (Institut
Pasteur, Institut Curie, IBPC, Institut du Fer-à-Moulin…)
will provide numerous opportunities for research training.