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Insect Biotechnology and Bioresources

Justus Liebig University Giessen

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The English Master‘s programme Insect Biotechnology and Bioresources from Justus Liebig University Giessen is offered by the faculty 09 Agricultural Sciences, Nutritional Sciences, and Environmental Management in cooperation with the faculty 08 Biology and Chemistry and the Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences.

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Overview

With more than a million scientifically described species, insects form the largest group of organisms on earth. As an emerging interdisciplinary research area, insect biotechnology explores insects as well as insect-associated micro- and macroorganisms as newly emerging bioresources for medicine, plant protection, pharmacy, industrial food and biotechnology.

During your studies you will work intensively on the systematics and ecology of insects, acquire specific scientific and technical knowledge and learn about various methodical research approaches in order to investigate insects and their associated organisms as a new resource for food and luxury food, enzymes and bioactive natural products and finally to refine fully-developed products.

The Insect Biotechnology and Bioresources program from Justus Liebig University Giessen stands out with its strong emphasis on research and practical relevance and as well as with a high level of interdisciplinary approaches and projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioprocess Engineering 
  • Biostatistics and Experimental Design 
  • Entomology 
  • Food Technology 
  • Integrated Pest Management 
  • Natural Product Discovery Platforms 
  • Natural Product Chemistry 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree with at least 180 ECTS-points in one of the following scientific fields:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Food Chemistry

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    Free
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  • EU/EEA

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  • As a public university, JLU Giessen does not charge tuition fees 

Living costs for Gießen

630 - 1000 EUR /month
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