Master Plant Sciences

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  • Program: Plant Sciences
  • Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  • Program length: 2 years, which equals 4 semesters (120 ECTS credits)

The research-oriented Master of Science program in Plant Sciences is taught in English to highly motivated and engaged students with a strong interest in Plant Sciences. It offers a state-of-the-art education at a modern research location in a wide variety of plant sciences core subjects, such as Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Cell Biology, Systematics, and Plant-Species Interactions.

The master's program in Plant Sciences allows you to build on your bachelor’s degree (B.Sc. in biology or equivalent) and further deepen your knowledge through a variety of specialized modules. The master’s program is set up to that it allows as for as much freedom as possible in the choice of subjects and the organization of courses.

The goal of the master's program is to provide students with an excellent classical research education. Moreover, the program aims to convey key skills like the ability to perform in a team, communication, organization and mediation skills, and intercultural competences..

Major topics

  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Plant Cell Biology
  • Systematics
  • Biotic interactions of plants


After successful completion of the master's program, students may pursue an individual doctoral research project or a doctorate in one of the graduate schools of the Faculty of Biology.