Master of Science Animal Sciences

Study Discipline: Applied Sciences
Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

The Master of Science in Animal Sciences delves into the intricate world of animal source food production, both in Germany and beyond, with a keen focus on safeguarding animal welfare, environmental sustainability, and resource conservation. Beyond traditional realms, this program pioneers the exploration of cutting-edge trends and future possibilities within the field. By actively engaging in research, students become catalysts for innovation, addressing crucial questions surrounding animal nutrition, breeding techniques, disease prevention, and the overall quality of animal-derived products. Through a narrative-rich approach, students are immersed in a journey that intertwines scientific inquiry with real-world impact, preparing them to navigate the complexities of global agriculture with expertise and empathy.


Building upon the foundational knowledge acquired in the University of Bonn’s Agricultural Sciences bachelor’s program, the Master of Science in Animal Sciences propels students into advanced realms of understanding. Emphasizing active participation in independent research, students cultivate the skills necessary to tackle pressing challenges in animal nutrition, breeding, husbandry, and health. Beyond academia, graduates are poised for diverse career pathways spanning research and teaching, leadership roles in the food and agricultural industry, and impactful positions within technology companies and public administration. This dynamic program serves as a gateway to a myriad of opportunities, equipping students with the tools to drive innovation and effect positive change on a global scale.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree in agricultural sciences or related discipline
  • Proficiency in German (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1)
  • Proficiency in English (CEFR level B2)
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Breeding
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Animal Health
  • Independent Research
  • Advanced Techniques in Animal Sciences
  • Environmental Sustainability in Animal Agriculture
  • Ethical Considerations in Animal Research

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Future Career Outcomes

The Master of Science in Animal Sciences primes graduates for success in a multitude of professional arenas, with alumni holding influential positions across various industries. From spearheading groundbreaking research initiatives to assuming leadership roles in agricultural development, program graduates exemplify excellence and innovation. With a keen understanding of industry demands and a robust skill set honed through rigorous academic training, our alumni continue to shape the future of animal sciences on a global scale.

Visa Requirements:

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