14 грудня 2017 року

The Erasmus Mundus Master Program in Plant Breeding – emPLANT – is a two years Master degree offered by a consortium of five leading European universities in the field of plant breeding, plant biology, seed technology and biotechnology in order to face the challenges of global changes such as population growth and climate change.

The objective of emPLANT is to remedy to the lack of qualified highly skilled plant breeders on Master and PhD level with a training program that combines science, management, law, intercultural competence and language skills. 

emPLANT, European Master Program in Plant Breeding has been designed and is organized by a consortium of five European universities from five different countries: UniLaSalle Polytechnic Institute (France), University of Helsinki (Finland), Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden) and Ege University (Turkey).

The complementarity of the consortium members in terms of specializations, working methods, climatic specificities and collaboration partners produces a program that could not be offered by one organization alone. The wealth of knowledge and expertise in the fields of plant breeding, plant biology, seed technology, biotechnology of emPLANT is unique in the world.
emPLANT aims at providing students interested in Plant Breeding with excellent training in science, management, law, languages and soft skills that are needed in this field by the Seed Industry and Research Institutes.

emPLANT consortium members aims to attract excellent students from all over the world by joining their forces to provide a multidisciplinary approach of traditional and biotechnology techniques, links with management and new technologies (bioinformatics, data management etc.) that is required for future MSc/PhD graduates to obtain a comprehensive and strategic understanding of complex breeding projects in an international dimension.


After graduation, students will work as technical and scientific managers of commercial or public breeding programs, on methodology, technology or cultivar development, in seed production and crop improvement, in R&D, in charge of legal questions linked to seeds in the seed/agro/food industry or pursue a PhD linked to breeding, crop production and plant biology.


In applying to the emPLANT Master program during the first call you automatically apply for an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) scholarship.
Three different types of EMJMD scholarships are awarded:
Scholarships for Program Country students
Scholarships for Partner Country students
Additional scholarships for students coming from targeted region of the world (considered as Partner Country)
To see how EMJMD scholarships are awarded, please refer to the selection procedure section.

Details about scholarship:

The annual emPLANT participation costs amounts to :
€ 9 000 /year for Partner Country students
€ 4 500 /year for Programme Country students

Details about tuition:



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