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Industrial BioTechnology for a Bio-Based Economy


The international master’s program focuses on Industrial Biotechnology and Processes for Bioeconomy and encompasses the integrated learning in life sciences, chemical engineering, bioprocess engineering, sustainability, environmental regulations and economics, bioethical issues.


The attractiveness of this educational program lies in producing graduate students with cross-disciplinary skills and expertise. The added value and originality of BioTechEco stem from the integration of the master‘s program in a Graduate School of Research in BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR BUILDING A BIO-BASED ECONOMY.


The close ties of the degree with a doctoral program and international scientific competitions will ensure its relevance to research and education centers in Toulouse with innovative pedagogical practices. A coupled training delivered by both University Faculties and Research Units in Biological and Chemical Sciences and Economics will provide new and unique expertise to students, making them attractive to the emerging bioeconomy market and allowing them to develop new industrial segments.



BioTechEco is a two-year full-time master’s program consisting of 120 ECTS, entirely taught in English and designed for
international and French university students.


The program offers high-quality teaching from renowned professors, a truly multicultural work environment with students coming from all over the world, and genuine experiences within the research and industrial worlds.




  • French, European or International bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, biotechnology or chemical engineering.
  • Pre-sessional courses in biological sciences and/or process engineering are organized prior to the start of the master’s degree to meet requirements in both specialties if needed.



A two steps admission process: