Reproductive Biology-Biomarkers in Obstetrics and Gynecology-Perinatal Medicine


Medical Department
postgraduate PROGRAMME



Medical Department

postgraduate PROGRAMME



New deadline for applications: 27 September 2023

PMS website:


The Department of Medicine of the School of Health Sciences of the University of Thessaly invites interested parties to apply to attend the Master's Program (M.S.) "Biology of Reproduction - Biomarkers in Obstetrics and Gynecology - Perinatal Medicine", for academic year 2023-2024.

The P.M.S. "Biology of Reproduction - Biomarkers in Obstetrics and Gynecology - Perinatal Medicine", has as its mission the provision of a high level of specialization, which includes both theoretical training and laboratory experience, as well as practice in conducting research in the fields of Reproductive Biology, Biomarkers in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Perinatal Medicine to graduates of Medical, Biological and other Schools Health with the aim of a successful professional career in the private and public sector. Also, after their thorough education based on the most up-to-date bibliographic data, graduates will be ready for doctoral-level postgraduate studies.

In the Master's Program (M.S.) they are admitted after selection, graduates of the Departments of Medicine, Health Sciences (Dental, Veterinary, Midwifery, Nursing, graduates of Departments of Schools of Positive Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Pharmacy) of the national HEIs or affiliated Institutions abroad, graduates of former T.E.I. related cognitive object who desire a future professional engagement with women's health care issues. Students practice all the techniques of Assisted Reproduction, but also familiarize themselves with the use and measurement of Biomarkers in Obstetrics and Gynecology, in matters of Prenatal Control and Genetic Counseling and Perinatal Medicine.

The duration of studies for the awarding of the Postgraduate Diploma is defined in two (2) semesters starting in October 2023. To obtain it, students must collect sixty (60) Credit Units (ECTS) in total. Each semester corresponds to thirty (30) ECTS. Each student is required to attend and be evaluated in twelve (12) courses, to successfully carry out a practical laboratory exercise and to prepare a thesis.

Winter (1The) Semester

a/a Lesson Code Lesson ECTS
1 YP01 Reproductive Physiology - Carcinogenesis - Biomarkers 5
2 YP02 Genetic Basis of Reproduction-Carcinogenesis 4
3 YP03 Molecular and Cell Biology-Biomarkers 4
4 YP04 Diagnostic Methodology for determining Biomarkers in Obstetrics and Gynecology 4
5 YP05 Immunology-Biomarkers-Molecular tests in Obstetrics and Gynecology 3
6 YP06 Principles of Biostatistics-Bioinformatics 2
7 PA01 Practical Laboratory Exercise

A) in vitro fertilization

B) in the determination of biomarkers

C) in the Obstetrics-Gynecological Surgery

  Total   30

 Spring (2The) Semester

a/a Lesson Code Lesson ECTS
1 YP07 Infertility - Fertility Preservation Methods - Cryopreservation Bank 5
2 YP08 Diagnostic Methodology of IVF 4
3 YP09 Genetic Syndromes in Gynecologic Oncology and Reproduction-Genetic Counseling 4
4 YP10 Prenatal Screening-Diagnosis of Obstetric Pathology-Clinical Applications of Biomarkers 4
5 YP11 Perinatal Medicine 3
6 YP12 HPV in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2
7 EDE01 Master Thesis 8
  Synolo   30

Classes are held every day (Monday - Friday) in the afternoon. It is possible to teach the theoretical courses using modern distance education methods in accordance with the written provisions.

Course attendance is mandatory.

Tuition fees for the Master's Program amount to 1500 euros per semester, with the exception of students who fall under the provisions of article 86 of Law 4957/2022 in a percentage of up to 30% of the admitted students.

The number of admissions is limited to a maximum of twenty-eight (28) per year.

OInterested prospective graduate students are invited to submit the following supporting documents to the Graduate Program Secretariat:

  1. Application for candidacy which is granted by the PMS website ( and the website of the Department of Medicine (
  2. Copy of degree or certificate that the candidate has fulfilled his educational obligations. The academic recognition procedures of Article 304 of Law 4957/2022 apply to holders of foreign degrees.
  3. Detailed score of all undergraduate courses together with the score of the graduate study

4. Brief curriculum vitae with details of the candidate's studies, research and professional experience (with the corresponding supporting documents)

  1. Postgraduate certificates or diplomas, if any
  2. Evidence of participation in research activities, if available
  3. Two letters of recommendation from University or TEI Professors or A' researchers of recognized national or foreign research centers
  4. Diploma or certificate of proficiency in the English language mandatory and other foreign languages optional. In special cases, language proficiency will be judged by the Selection Committee
  5. Photocopy of both sides of the police ID
  6. Recent ID photo
  7. Declaration of Law 1599/86 "that all supporting documents are exact copies of the originals"

The Evaluation Committee takes into account the special qualifications of the candidates, as they appear from the supporting documents submitted to the Secretariat of the P.M.S. and the performance of candidates during a personal interview.

The evaluation and selection process is described in detail in the Internal Operating Regulations, which are posted on the website of the P.M.S.

 SUBMIT APPLICATIONS From  18/07/2023 to 27/09/2023 

Sending the Documents: 

  1. Electronics to the address: the 
  2. With courier to the address:

Larissa University Hospital, 2o floor, Office 19, 41110 Larissa, Attention Mr. Sophia Karyotou, Mr. Georgia Kokka, Phones: 2413502795/2413502796

 For more information, interested parties can refer to the PMS website: or contact the Secretariat at 2413502795/2413502796 (Monday - Friday 10.00-13.00), E-mail:

Announcement pdf

Application doc

The Director of P.M.S.

Alexander I. Daponte

MD (Thessaloniki), Dr Med (LMU Munich), FCOG (SA)

Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Thessaly

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