Join us for a Summer School of Biomedicine 2022 (June 1st to August 31st, 2022)

Summer School of Biomedicine for High School Students and University Students

Are you interested in biology, chemistry or other natural sciences? Would you like to gain knowledge and especially experience in the lab? Would you like to contribute to a better understanding of the origin of diseases, to non-invasive diagnostics, or to new causal treatment of various pathologies?

If so, do not hesitate and apply for Summer School of Biomedicine at the Institute of Molecular Biomedicine (IMBM)!

The aim of the summer school of biomedicine is to acquaint students with biomedical research and to show the beauty of scientific endeavor. Within the summer school of biomedicine, students have an opportunity to learn the basic methods of biomedical research and try out research work in the laboratory of the Institute of Molecular BioMedicine by participating ongoing IMBM projects. The education within the Summer School of Biomedicine is free of charge.

Who can apply?

  • high school students
  • university students
  • PhD students
  • other applicants
If you are interested, register for the Summer School of Biomedicine 2022 by filling out the form, sending your CV and your expectations from the Summer School (PDF, maximum length one A4 page) at by May 15, 2022!
Please note that the number of Summer School participants is limited, so please do not delay your registration.
Information about admission to the summer school will be published on our website by Friday, May 27, 2022.

Congratulations to the students for admission to the Summer School of Biomedicine in 2022!

Due to the pandemic situation, the students of the Summer School of Biomedicine are divided within the individual summer months in a manner that allows working with them simultaneously in our laboratories at the Slovak Academy of Sciences and also at our laboratories at the Faculty of Medicine. You will be informed about the exact program of the Summer School of Biomedicine for individual months via our website.

Instructions for students attending summer school in August 2022:

Program on Monday (1.8.2022) at Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS)Dúbravská cesta 9, Pavilion of Medical Sciences, block B, 6th floor:
1. Science at IMBM – Introductory seminar (9:00-11:00)
2. Lunch (11:00-12:00)
3. Rules of working at IMBM and writing of reports (12:00-14:00)
4. SAS Laboratories (14:00-15:00)

Program for Tuesday (2.8.2022) at Faculty of MedicineSasinkova 4, 5th floor:
1. Presentation of IMBM projects (9:00-10:00)
2. Seminar on working with laboratory animals (10:00-11:30)
3. Lunch (11:30-12:30)
4. Calculations and statistics (12:30-14:00)
5. Laboratories at Faculty of Medicine (14:00-16:00)


 Summer School of Biomedicine is free of charge but we are not able to solve accommodation in Bratislava for students. There are student accommodation services available for you or you can use the general accommodation options (airbnb, booking). The student accommodation options you can find here:

Basic Laboratory Methods of Biomedical Research
Authors: Veronika Borbélyová et al.
Textbook for Practical Courses of the IMBM Summer School of Biomedicine 2020-2022 for High School Students and University Students