Vaccine Development

The significance of vaccine development has gained great attention in recent times due to the emergence of various infectious diseases, most notably the Covid-19 pandemic. The development of vaccines is essential for public health besides progressing the field of medicine and biotechnology.

This profile offers a comprehensive spectrum of knowledge, spanning from the fundamental principles of immunization to the state of the art techniques employed in vaccine development, and evaluation.

The profile provides understanding of the entire vaccine development process, commencing with theoretical foundations and culminating in the availability of a vaccine in the commercial market. Moreover, students are trained in a wide array of essential topics such as diverse vaccine types, manufacturing systems, immunology, epidemiology. This comprehensive curriculum equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to engage in and contribute to the critical field of vaccine development. The profile has a distinctive collaborative approach involving input the Public Health Agency of Sweden as well as life science companies actively involved in vaccine manufacturing.