Integrated Plant and Animal Breeding (iPAB)


The coordination office is closed for physical appointments due to the COVID-19 restrictions! Any consultation will be done by telephone or mail!

The application portal is closed now! The opening of the application portal for the intake 21/22 will be announced here in autumn 2020

iPAB at a Glance:

Language: English

Admission requirements: BSc in agriculture, biology or related disciplines; proof of proficiency in English: CEFR Level C1 (TOEFL or equivalent)

Your profile: High degree of self-motivation and natural curiosity to tackle complex biological problems; Research-minded and not afraid of big data, mathematics and statistics; Interest in a long term engagement in international breeding research

Career perspectives:
iPAB prepares you for an international career in the breeding sector
- Plant breeding companies
- Animal breeding companies
- Breeding associations
- Public and private research centers
- Governmental agencies
- International organisations

Contents/ Modules:
- Quantitative genetics and population genetics
- Breeding schemes and programs in plant and animal breeding
- Statistical genetics, breeding informatics and experimental design
- Biotechnology and molecular genetics in plant and animal breeding
- Selection theory, design and optimisation of breeding programs
- Internship
- Breeding Informatics
- Poultry breeding and genetics
- Biotechnology and forest genetics
- Genetic resources

...and further interesting modules...

We are part of the EMABG Consortium!