Biology seeks to uncover the mysteries of life and to understand the mechanisms and principles that allow it to exist. Biology is a science that studies all the processes of life in the world, from molecular processes that occur in microorganisms to developmental and pathogenic processes in the body, including the relationships between organisms and their environments.
The purpose of the undergraduate studies is to arouse curiosity and reveal some of the tremendous potential that lies in life sciences; this is achieved through a combination of theoretical courses, seminars, and laboratory work, as well as personal mentoring projects in advanced research labs for outstanding students.
The main difference between biology and biotechnology is that biology is a science, while biotechnology concentrates on the industrial side. While Biology is a three-year degree which focuses on major questions and discoveries and the study of complex systems, Engineering is a four-year degree with an emphasis on developing technological solutions.
For example, at the Faculty of Biotechnology students learn various aspects of food technology and engineering, packaging, industrial planning and control, and functional foods.