This specific programme, taught by the Boston University professors, is a differentiating element for the student's academic curriculum since it offers cutting-edge education at one of the best universities in the United States and in a leading city in topics related to biotechnology.
This is a unique initiative in Europe, designed by the CEU San Pablo University, to provide for Biotechnology degree and double degree students as well as Biomedical Engineering students the opportunity to a high-quality education with international recognition and prestige.
Advantages of the Program
Through this special program, the student will receive in addition to his/her official degree at the CEU San Pablo University, a solid formation provided by the professors of the Boston University Metropolitan College in business development models in the biotechnology field, the capital acquisition, license grants and regulations amongst other important aspects regarding newly created companies.
The American educational system provides the students of this program, the opportunity to develop their English levels in scientifical and technical topics to match international standards. It also stimulates the students to develop a critical mindset to achieve the necessary skills needed towards decision making and conflict management.
The city of Boston
Today, the city is home to what could be the world's most important biotechnology cluster, including many research laboratories, large pharmaceutical companies, such as Pfizer and Sanofi, and the successful gene editing companies. Also, GE's own biotechnology business, GE Healthcare Health Sciences, recently moved its U.S. headquarters to the area. (The parent company will also move to Boston).
Boston University is the 4th largest private university in the United States and has 180 years of history. It is in the city of Boston, in the state of Massachusetts. It is one of the most traditional and internationally recognized campuses.
Boston University has 8 Nobel Prize winners, 23 Pulitzer Prize winners, and the National Book Award, among others. In addition, it has best-selling authors of the New York Times and hundreds of nationally renowned academics in each discipline. It is also among the best universities in the world in terms of employability.
BU rankings in 2019:
- 42nd best University in the United States
- 46th best University in the world
- 61st best University in the world in terms of employability
The metropolitan College Faculty
Boston University Metropolitan College (MET) was founded in 1965. For half a century, its mission has been to expand the influence of Boston University, ensuring that the resources of a leading research university are accessible to the community and to the world through the exchange of ideas and an innovative spirit, in which students participate in new perspectives and new challenges.