Kiel University's Faculty of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences

Kiel University


M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Agriculture, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences, Agriculture & Forestry, Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Animal Science and Breeding, Botany, Zoology, Genetics
English only
Winter semester: 15 Apr
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction 
Study mode:
On campus

Program Video

Duration:4 min

Welcome to your new home!

Six Reasons to choose this Master's Program

Unravel the Genomic Revolution
Dive deep into the world of genomics, where the shift from single gene to whole genome analysis is reshaping agricultural research. Understand evolutionary processes, discover how modern crops and livestock evolved, and harness the power of whole genome sequences for genotypic selection.
Meet a Growing Demand of the Future
As the nexus between agricultural production and genomics strengthens, there's a rising demand for specialists. Equip yourself with the expertise to bridge the gap between fundamental agricultural production and the revolutionary application of genomics in breeding and production.
Thrive in a Renowned Faculty
The Faculty of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences at Kiel University is committed to addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through innovative, interdisciplinary research. Engage with a faculty that's at the forefront of agricultural and food sciences, integrating cutting-edge methods like microbiome research, metabolomics, and nutriinformatics.
Benefit from Diverse Funding Opportunities
From the Karl Eigen and Dr. h. c. Dietrich Brauer foundation focusing on oil and protein crops to specific programs by the Bayer foundation for African students, a plethora of funding opportunities await. Additionally, platforms like the European Funding Guide offer a comprehensive overview of financial aids available for students in Europe.
More Than Just Studies: Live a Vibrant Campus Life
Kiel University is deeply rooted in the city's maritime culture, offering a plethora of water sports, with a special emphasis on sailing. The university even has its own fleet of boats, allowing students to fully engage with the sea. The highlight of the year is the world's largest sailing event, the "Kieler Woche," which takes place in Kiel annually. Beyond the waves, the campus resonates with melodies from university orchestras and choirs, ensuring that life outside the lab is as vibrant as any research endeavor.
Stellar Career Opportunities Await
Graduates from the AgriGenomics Master's Program at Kiel have carved their niche in renowned research institutes and leading industry companies. Whether it's taking the helm in life science and breeding companies, applying genomic techniques for agricultural advancements, or pursuing doctoral research, this degree is your passport to a flourishing career in science, research, and development.

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