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Plant Biotechnology

12 months
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1862 EUR/year
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How can we deal with these exponentially growing demands for food, feed and bio-energy? How can we cope with the fact that we will have to produce more food on less arable land, under environmentally more challenging conditions? Apply now for this Plant Biotechnology program at Ghent University.

Overview

Key facts

The curriculum of this Plant Biotechnology programme covers all aspects of modern plant biotechnology related to state of the art technologies, plant growth and development, abiotic stress and biotic interactions, intellectual property and safety regulation. Moreover, through elective courses and a substantial master's dissertation, students can specialise in their field of interest.

Career perspectives

Ghent University in collaboration with the Flemish Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) has a long standing tradition of converting basic plant science into successful industrial entities: Plant Genetics Systems (now Bayer Cropsciences), CropDesign (now BASF Plant Sciences), Devgen and more recently Solucel. Today, these companies together with our plant research center form the largest European Plant Biotechnology campus. Both our companies and research labs are continuously recruiting talented people for research positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Plant Research Technologies
  • Functional Plant Genomics
  • Plant Biotechnology: Biosafety, IP and society
  • Molecular Plant Breeding
  • Plant Environment Interactions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master of Bioscience Engineering: Cell and Gene Biotechnology
  • Master of Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1862 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1862 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    962 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 962 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Gent

754 - 1205 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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