The Master's programme in Biomedical Sciences is closely affiliated with the University of Amsterdam Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA) and the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences (SILS). The programme also cooperates with institutes both within and outside the UvA, including the Dutch Cancer Institute and Sanquin.
The UvA Biomedical Sciences programme is accredited as 'Good' by the independent accreditation committee NVAO, meaning that it exceeds the standards of Biomedical Sciences programmes in The Netherlands and Belgium.
The Master's programme in Biomedical Sciences is a two-year programme. It offers two clusters.
Medical Biology: with the following tracks to choose from:
1. Medical Biochemistry and Biotechnology
2. Cell Biology and Advanced Microscopy
3. Developmental and Therapeutic Biology
4. Experimental Internal Medicine
5. Infection and Immunity
7. Cardiovascular Research
and second: Neurobiology:
1. Molecular Neurosciences
2. Physiology of Synapses and Networks
3. Psychopharmacology and Pathophysiology
4. Cognitive Neurobiology and Clinical Neurophysiology