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Plant Protection, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Keszthely, Hungary
The aim of the programme is to train specialists of plant protection who are able to fulfil directional, managing, organizing, consulting, regulating and marketing tasks, based on their wide theoretical knowledge.


Students of Plant Protection Master programme, offered by the Georgikon Faculty from University of Pannonia, will be able to detect the organisms which threaten plants (pathogens, pests, weeds) and will be acquainted with their biology, reproduction and with the effects and mechanisms of chemicals used in plant protection. They will know how to prevent the harm and damage caused by the above-mentioned organisms, including procedures for ecological and integrated plant protection aimed at reducing the pesticide-load on the environment. Successful students will be aware of the role of plant protection in the safety of food, processors, consumers and the environment and they will be qualified to use restricted chemicals. A further aim of the course is to prepare students for research work and PhD training in the field of plant protection.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Biochemistry
  • Applied Plant Physiology and Biotechnology
  • Applied Genetics
  • Information Technology in Agriculture
  • Applied Soil Science
  • Soil Management  and Plant Production
  • Land Use
  • Bioethics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Minimum requirements

  • Applicants intending to join a master programme should hold undergraduate degree (B.Sc. or equivalent) in relevant field of science or related area. Degree qualifications are assessed individually in accordance with the diploma (Degree Certificate) and its attachments, or with the Report of Study (Index).
Minimum level of language proficiency
  • English Level B2
Description of selection and entrance examination process
  • After sending all the necessary application documents, the applicant takes a professional entrance examination (video conference or personal interview in Keszthely) organised by the Faculty Admissions Board, which then makes a recommendation on the acceptance of the applicant. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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300 000 HUF/semester

Living costs for Keszthely

  • 110000 - 160000 HUF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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