Isolation and Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products

Interdepartmental MSc Program since 2014

University of Crete

– Department of Chemistry

– The School of Medicine

Official establishment of this Master’s Program: 1998


The Master’s Program (MSc) Isolation and Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products is organized around the following subject areas – courses:


  1. Chemistry of Natural Products
  2. Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  3. Stereochemistry – Mechanisms of Organic Reactions
  4. Organic Photochemistry
  5. Medicinal Chemistry
  6. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR) – Theory and Applications
  7. Advanced Laboratory Techniques in Organic Synthesis
  8. Biocatalysis and Applications in Organic Synthesis

General Characteristics



24 Months (full time)


October & February each year


Greek or English


There are no fees

Entry requirements:

Academic requirements: first degree, Ptychion, on chemistry or chemical engineering, biochemistry or bioengineering, pharmacy, medicine or science-based discipline.
Minimum Overall Grade: 7.0/10.0.

English language requirements: Proof of Standard English language level (Lower certificate, IELTS, Proficiency)


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