Fondation Merieux

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Master in Medical Biology

Next course:

Master in Medical Biology

September 2017 - June 2018, Bamako (Mali)

Deadline: 13 June 2017 (Reply: 13 July 2017)

  • Frequency: 1 session per year

  • Duration: 9 months

  • Registration fees: 1.700.000 CFA francs, including 500.000 CFA francs of registration fees and 1.200.000 CFA francs of teaching fees, for granted Malian students and for foreign students. (850.000 CFA francs, including 250.000 CFA francs of registration fees and 600.000 francs CFA of teaching fees, for non-bursary Malian students).

Target audience

  • Admission to the first year of the degree: Everyone who holds a bachelor degree in health sciences or sciences and technology. Everyone who holds a diploma as medical technologist (recognized by the member states of ECOWAS).

  • Admission to the second year of the degree: Everyone who passes the first year of the Master in Medical Biology. Anyone who obtained the BAMS diploma.

Number of available places

  • 24 students for the first year

  • 16 students for the second year


In September 2017 the Faculty of Pharmacy of the USTBB will open a master’s degree in Medical Biology, in partnership with the Charles Mérieux Centre of Infectiology in Bamako, the Mérieux Foundation and ESTBB. This course is intended for students in French-speaking African countries who have obtained a biology or medical biology degree, or an equivalent diploma. The programme is available as basic and continuous training and will be held at the CICM Mali over four semesters.


  • Catholic University of Lyon (ESTBB)

  • Charles Mérieux Centre of Infectiology in Bamako (CICM-Mali)

  • University of Science, Techniques and Technology of Bamako (USTTB)


Dean’s Office of the Faculty of Pharmacy

Tel: +223 20 22 13 14

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