The international Master Programme Crop Protection in the University of Göttingen addresses the mankind vital issues of crop health within sustainable crop production systems. The study programme is research and practice-oriented, international and multidisciplinary. It opens career chances in agricultural sciences and institutions, and in the agro-industries. An internship in a private company or research institution offers the opportunity to link academic training with experience in interdisciplinary teamwork in a professional environment.

Master Programme Crop Protection

Degree: Master of Science

Teaching language: English

Beginning of studies: Winter Semester (October)

Program duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)


Application deadline: 15 March for applicants from non-EU countries.
15 July for applicants from EU countries

Tuition fees: None

Semester contribution: approx. 340 EUR per semester. he fees include a pre-paid semester ticket that entitles students to use regional trains (in Lower Saxony and Bremen) and city buses in Göttingen free of charge

Admission Requirements:

For admission a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural sciences, biology or a related discipline following at least 6 semesters with very good to good results conferred by an institute of higher learning or a similar qualification. Admission is mainly based on the student’s grade point average, which should be 3.0 (German system, equivalent to a B-) or better. Applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of proficiency in English.

Language requirements: One of the following language certificates is required

Application Procedure:

The application period for Master Programme Crop Protection the winter semester starts on January and ends on 15 March for applicants from non-EU countries and 15 July for applicants from EU countries. All applicants have to apply online. The online application form will be available only during the application period.

To Apply for Master programme Crop Protection follow the Application Link.
First, you have to Register: after registeration, you will get an Email with your username and password.
Proceed to Apply for the Master Programme Crop Protection using the provided username and password to login into the application portal.

Master Programme Crop Protection Required Documents for Application:

  1. Curriculum vitae / résumé
  2. Bachelor’s degree certificate
  3. Complete university transcript of record
  4. Motivation Letter
  5. Proof of English: TOEFL, IELTS, CAE, CPE
  6. Relevant professional experience, additional professional qualifications If any.

The University of Göttingen does not cooperate with uni-assist for this particular application. Please apply directly to the university.

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