Master of Science Plant Sciences

Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn 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 Plant Sciences is a dynamic international program that delves into both the foundational principles and cutting-edge advancements in this field. Through a blend of theoretical exploration and hands-on laboratory experience, students are equipped with a comprehensive understanding of plant biology.

From unraveling the intricacies of plant cells to exploring the vast realms of plant biochemistry and molecular biology, this program fosters a deep appreciation for the complexities of the botanical world. Additionally, students have the opportunity to specialize in various areas such as plant biotechnology, ecology, and nature conservation, tailoring their education to align with their interests and career aspirations.


Collaborating with esteemed institutions like the Research Center Jülich and the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding in Cologne, the Master of Science in Plant Sciences at the University of Bonn offers unparalleled opportunities for research and practical application. Graduates emerge prepared for diverse career paths, ranging from academia and basic research to roles in industrial sectors like plant protection and biotechnology. With a curriculum designed to address current industry demands and future trends, students gain not only theoretical knowledge but also practical skills essential for success in the ever-evolving field of plant sciences.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree (German or non-German) in a relevant discipline
  • English language proficiency (CEFR level B2)
  • Minimum grade of 2.7 or local equivalent
  • Specific modules: Experience in practical laboratory work (20 ECTS)
  • Development of Plant Cells and Ultrastructure
  • Plant Biochemistry
  • Physiology and Molecular Biology
  • Plant Systematics and Biodiversity
  • Plant Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Transgenic Plants
  • Biological Diversity, Systematics, and Evolution of Plants
  • Plant Cell Biology
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Paleobotany
  • Ecology and Nature Conservation

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Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Science in Plant Sciences program at the University of Bonn have gone on to make significant contributions across various sectors. Alumni have excelled as plant biologists, conducting groundbreaking research in genetics and breeding. Others have found fulfilling careers as biotechnologists, applying their expertise to enhance agricultural practices and develop sustainable solutions. With the program’s emphasis on practical skills and interdisciplinary collaboration, graduates are well-prepared to meet the demands of the global job market and drive innovation in the field of plant sciences.

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