The Department has been very successful in educational activities. Currently, the Department hosts two PhD and two MSc students. Every year the Department hosts BSc and MSc students for summer internships, personnel from other countries that want to be trained in laboratory procedures and high school students for the weekly work experience program.
In addition, Department personnel are regularly attending workshops and courses abroad for educational updating in the field. The Head of the Department has acted as local faculty member of the CING hybrid courses in Medical Genetics and other specialised topics that are organised by the European School of Medical Genetics. Since September 2010, the Department Head is the coordinator of the “Methodologies and technologies applied in Medical Genetics” course of the joint UCY/CING postgraduate MSc/PhD programme in Medical Genetics.