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Master of Science in Plant Science

The Master program Plant Science imparts theoretical and practical training. The graduates acquire an in-depth knowledge of this subdiscipline of biology and demonstrate their ability to plan their own research project independently and to present the results in oral and written forms.

The Master program Plant Science includes the Master thesis, the Master examination and an in-depth study course. The program can be started in the fall or spring semester and usually takes three semesters in full-time study.

Offering organizational unit:
Department of Environmental Sciences


  • Physiological plant ecology
  • Plant-microbe interactions
  • Ecosystem sciences
  • Sustainable land use
  • Alpine plant ecology
  • Plant molecular biology
  • Flower biology
  • Plant phylogeny

Prof. Dr. Ansgar Kahmen Send email

Detailed information about the studies can be found in the Guidelines for the Master's Degree Programs in Biology of the Department of Environmental Sciences: Animal Biology, Ecology, Plant Science (only German version available), see Regulations.