The European Master of Comparative Vertebrate Morphology trains competences (combination of knowledge, skills and attitude) related to:
- structure and development of vertebrates
- morphological techniques
- vertebrate morphology
- animal and in vitro models
The working field appreciates the competences of such a Master of Comparative Vertebrate Morphology for ensuring further progress in biomedical experimental animal research, imaging and education.
The added values of the European Master of Comparative Vertebrate Morphology are:
- students get training in an academic environment with the teaching staff being active in the key research domains of the research institutes and centres of excellence;
- students can practice their skills using innovative laboratory equipment;
- the five participating institutes combine the critical mass of expertise essential to educate students in all the subdomains and technical skills, not to be found at one single institute;
- several associated partners from academia and non-associated industrial settings contribute to the Master programme with state-of-the-art and cutting-edge lectures;
- the involvement of invited scholars ensures a scientific based curriculum in all fields related to comparative morphology;
- students become fluent in oral and written English;
- students gain he ability to work in a multicultural environment;
- students are capable of adapting easily to different teaching methods and self-directed learning and gain versatility in knowledge acquisition through the use of different resources.