Microbes, viruses & infections

General description

Course objective:

  • To introduce students to the fundamental aspects of microbiology, virology and immunology, with an emphasis on their interrelationship and role in pathological processes (students will study the structure and physiology of microbes, biological properties of viruses, the structure of the immune system and the formation of the immune response, and methods of diagnosing infections);
  •  To provide a theoretical and practical basis for further research and work in the field of microbiology, virology, medicine, epidemiology, infectious diseases, and biotechnology.

The duration of the course 90 hours (3 ECTS credits). Classes (lectures and seminars) will be held online, preferably at a time that will not overlap with the main studies of students at universities.

Scholarship: 27 scholarships of 400 euros. For students from families affected by the war. Funding conditions require successful completion of the course. 

Registration: until 25.09.2023 (registration form). 

After the end of registration, everyone who sent an application will receive a letter to their e-mail with a notification about registration/rejection.

Bachelor and master students
32 Lectures
Practical classes
13 Lessons
2 Months
3 credits ECTS

Head of the laboratory of immunobiology at the Palladin Institute of Biochemistry of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Associate Professor of the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology at the Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University.

Professor of the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University (PNU), Ivano-Frankivsk

Head of Laboratory of Cell Receptors Immunology in Molecular Immunology Department at Palladin Institute of Biochemistry NAS of Ukraine.

Associate Professor, PhD, Department of Biochemistrya nd Biotechnology Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University (PNU), Ivano-Frankivsk