International Master in Vaccinology


Université de Lausanne (UNIL)

Lieu de formation

Lausanne (VD)

Langue d'enseignement


Type de formation

Hautes écoles universitaires HEU - Formation continue: formations longues

Modalités temporelles

En emploi

Thèmes de formation

Santé, soins, médecine

Domaines d'études

Médecine humaine



Mise à jour 28.03.2023


Description de la formation


  • Review and develop knowledge in immunology and microbiology
  • Learn about the characteristics of registered vaccines, their mechanism of action and how they were developed
  • Understand new trends and technologies in vaccine translational research
  • Study the vaccine development process, from discovery to registration and launch
  • Understand resistance to vaccine use, and current approaches to increase their acceptance
  • Learn how vaccines are made available to populations at risk and how vaccine safety and efficacy is assessed in the field during the post-marketing phase
  • Learn how projects are managed and how to work in a collaborative way using information technologies with a minimum of face-to-face contact

This course is granted 60 ECTS credits.

Plan de la formation

IMVACC is constituted of four modules of online content, activities and assessments and a master thesis:

  • Module 1: Vaccines & Vaccine sciences
  • Module 2: Vaccine development
  • Module 3: Vaccines & Public health
  • Module 4: Project & time management


Conditions d’admission

  • Master in sciences (MSc) or doctorate in human or veterinary medicine, biology or pharmacy
  • Master in theoretical or applied sciences (MSc) with experience in microbiology, immunology, epidemiology or biomedicine
  • Bachelor in sciences (BSc) with at least three years of full-time professional experience in microbiology, immunology, epidemiology or biomedicine

Groupe cible

IMVACC is open to physicians, veterinarians, researchers and health professionals actively engaged in professional life and who live and work in geographically dispersed clinical and research facilities.


CHF 20'000.-


  • Master of Advanced Studies MAS

MAS in Vaccinology

Infos pratiques

Lieu / adresse

  • Lausanne (VD)

Déroulement temporel

Durée de la formation

1.5 to 2 years.

Modalités temporelles

  • En emploi

Langue d’enseignement

  • anglais


Renseignements / contact

Davide Mercuri, davide.mercuri@chuv.ch