Master Program Crop Protection Overview

Master of Science
Start of program
Mid October ( only winter semester)
Application deadline
Non EU citizens 1 March
EU citizens 15 June

Admission requirements
BSc in agriculture, biology or related disciplines
Proof of proficiency in English (TOEFL or equivalent)
TOEFL scores:
Paper-based: 550 pts
Computer-based: 220 pts
Internet-based: 80 pts

Selection based on:

  • BSc grade point average
  • Additional professional qualification and experience
  • Soft skills and motivation

Number of students
20 per year
4 semesters, 2 years

Course content
Compulsory modules (24 ECTS):
Scientific working methods: I –III (9ECTS)
Journal club,
Scientific writing and presenting,
Basic laboratory techniques,
Pesticides I
Pesticides II :Toxicology, ecotoxicolgy, environmental metabolism, regulation and registration
Internship, minimum 6 weeks (9ECTS)

Elective modules (66 ECTS):
selection of modules in
crop protection, plant pathology, mycology, entomology, nematology, molecular
diagnostics, pesticides, weeds and herbicides, etc.

Key competences (6 ECTS)
Practical Statistics and Experimental Design in Agriculture

MSc thesis (24 ECTS), Thesis presentation and defense (6 ECTS)