Biomedical Research

The Master's in Biomedical Research aims to train and equip future researchers with a solid conceptual framework on the principles underlying the application of the scientific method in 4 major areas of biomedical research: (i) cell biology and cancer; (ii) neurosciences; (iii) cardiovascular biology; (iv) infection and immunity. Students will develop the critical skills needed to go on to a PhD.

The course will be held in English.

3 reasons to choose this program


To develop critical skills needed to proceed to a PhD in Biomedicine.


Personalized teaching (maximum of 10 students in the master's program).


Instituto de Medicina Molecular scholarship for all selected students.

Educational Plan

This Master's program is diversified and focus on training in the application of the scientific method


  • To provide conceptual and practical training in the principles and fundamentals of applying the scientific method in biomedical research;
  • To prepare independent, critical, creative, curious, pioneering researchers with strong training in the application of the scientific method to go on to a PhD in Biomedicine.

Skills acquisition

  • Ask a question with biomedical relevance and develop a testable hypothesis;
  • Formulate predictions based on the hypothesis; 
  • Test predictions using state-of-the-art methodologies in biomedical research;
  • Analyse results, draw conclusions and present findings;
  • Use the results to develop new hypotheses or predictions.


Professional Opportunities 

  • Biomedical research in academia or industry,
  • PhD in Biomedicine.


Research Topics

  • Cell biology and cancer
  • Neurosciences
  • Cardiovascular biology
  • Infection and immunity.

Target Students

Intended for graduates or their legal equivalent in the scientific area(s) of the study cycle, in the areas of life sciences.

The application has a 100€ fee.


All tuition fees will be fully supported by iMM – João Lobo Antunes scholarships. 


Other Information

To apply please visit:

Candidates who already have a CAMPUS account (who are attending or have attended a course at the Faculdade de Medicina), must start the application at

To access must log in with the Campus account and then access the Candidate menu (at the top of the page) to start the application.

If you don’t remember the username or password of the account click HERE and follow the instructions for the recovery of the username or password.  If you cannot retrieve your username or password trough the recovery mechanism, you should send an email to the address with the following data: full name; student number; course number identification; ID number (BI/CC); External email.

Applicants who do not have access to the Campus account (Fenix) should register HERE.

After creating your account you will receive in your email the username after which can start the formalization of the application in



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