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About IMBRSea

The International Master of Science in Marine Biological Resources (IMBRSea), is a joint Master program organized by eleven leading European universities in the field of marine sciences, supported by the European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC). The IMBRSea program takes the strengths from the previous International Master of Science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (EMBC+), and prepares students for the rapidly evolving demands of the blue bio-economy and research on the sustainable use of marine biological resources.

People who dare to think about the challenges of tomorrow, that is what we aim for. IMBRSea is not only for learning marine related subjects, it is for learning how to be a flexible, adaptable and an international professional.

  • Think broadly. You're gonna experience different environments, but you will see that the challenges are similar. Not only dare to think, but also dare to change your way of thinking.
  • Keep researching. Research is the foundation of our education. This is a Master of Science so research has a central part on it.
  • Equality matters. Everyone starts with equal opportunities. Every student gets the opportunity to develop their talents, regardless of gender, cultural or social background.
  • Build with us. Students, staff and the partners all get the chance to contribute to the content and form of our high quality education. 
  • Push boundaries. We want to prepare our students internationally and inter-culturally. We give them the opportunity to gain experience across borders. We open our doors for students from all over the world and welcome teachers and academic staff from abroad.

IMBRSEA

The International Master of Science in Marine Biological Resources (IMBRSea), is a joint Master program organized by eleven leading European universities in the field of marine sciences, supported by the European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC). The IMBRSea program takes the strengths from the previous International Master of Science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (EMBC+), and prepares students for the rapidly evolving demands of the blue bio-economy and research on the sustainable use of marine biological resources.

The Full partner Universities are:

  • Ghent University - UGent (BE)                                                              
  • University of Sorbonne - SU (previously: UPMC) (FR) 
  • University of Algarve - UAlg (PT)
  • University of Oviedo - UniOvi (ES)
  • Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology - GMIT (IE)
  • University of the Basque Country - UPV/EHU (ES)                                
  • Polytechnic University of Marche - Univpm (IT)
  • University of Bergen - UiB (NO)
  • University of Western Brittany - UBO (FR)
  • University of Côte d'Azur - UCA (FR)          
  • University of Gothenburg - UGOT (SE)         

When you apply you will choose your first, second and third semester universities and all your mobility, except for the Professional Practice and Thesis work. Those will be chosen and decided later on. 

No. All courses are taught in English. In the first semester, some universities offers language courses as their "transfarable skills" course. 

No. All students will have a Diploma in the end of the Master Program with signatures from all the Consortium Universities. 

No. This course is the only one from the first semester Fundamental Module that differs in content from university to university. So, it will depend on where you choose to go for your first semester. 

Certainly! Each university has limits for the number of students they can receive per semester. That is necessary in order to deliver the classes in the best way they can. 

It takes 10 days. The rest of the summer students have time off on their vacation.