Université Côte d’Azur, Nice
University labeled Initiative of Excellence (IDEX)


On Your Marks .... Start of 2018 Internships !

Spring semester is here, and the time for our students to start their internship has arrived.

They are travelling all around the world in renowned Biobanks in Graz, Lisbon, Shanghai, Paris, Nottingham, Tartu, Heidelberg, London.

Congratulations to Apoorva Srinivasan who met Ms Kersti Kaljulaid, the President of Estonia, during her first day of internship at the Estonian Genome Center, University of Tartu.

Complimentary ESBB membership for Biobanking MSc students

ESBB Council has decided to offer complimentary ESBB membership for all Master's students.This will enable them to get all the benefits of membership for free, including use of ESBB new Jobs webpage which can also be used for short-term placements. 

Word from the ESBB Director Dr Robert Hewitt : "It will benefit ESBB in the long-term, because Master's students are future leaders in the biobanking field, so obviously we want to introduce them to ESBB".

Our way of wishing you a wonderful New Year !

Biobanks : Which Challenges in 2017?

Check out the latest publication from Nice Biobank and Master's academic team ! by Washetine et al. published in the "Revue Française des Laboratoires". 

Welcome responsibilities as it will bring in more chances of being successful and prosperous in this New Year !

Key Features


Two years full-time, September to September, within the possibility of a Professional training contract (work/study alternation)

Credit value

ECTS 120 - 12 teaching modules

Course leaders

Professor Paul Hofman, Programme Director; Dr Marius Ilié and Dr Nicole Arrighi, Deputy Directors

Study mode

Two in-company internships of 6 months (in France or abroad) followed by a Written Thesis and Oral Viva

100 % English track

Program details


Qui contacter sur le campus Valrose ? Who is your contact on the Valrose campus ?

Nicole ARRIGHI :; +33 (0) 6 47 96 81 27

 Qui contacter sur le campus Pasteur ? Who is your contact on the Pasteur campus ?

Paul HOFMAN :; +33 (0) 6 17 01 27 54

Marius ILIE :; +33 (0) 6 27 81 18 67


Welcome guide for external lecturer