University of Göttingen

European Master in Animal Breeding and Genetics [Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Program]

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Biology
English only
Summer semester:  15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Summer semester)
€2250 / €4500
Tuition fees (per semester)
Summer semester
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor of Science in animal science. An equivalent degree from related fields, such as agricultural sciences, veterinary medicine, zoology, botany, microbiology, or similar is also accepted if the basics of genetics or animal breeding knowledge are documented in the transcript of records.

Required ECTS credits: 180.

Applicants who already hold a MSc degree in a similar field of studies, cannot be accepted at Georg-August University Goettingen.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

min 80
min 6
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: Score between 180-190, grade A.
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: Score between 180-210, grade C.
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: Score between 180-230 or grade C.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
The language proficiency certificates should have been taken no longer than two years before the application deadline. Applicants who have completed their bachelor's or master's degree in one of the following countries do not need to submit an English language proficiency certificate: Australia, Ireland, Canada (except those educated at universities in Quebec), New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States of America.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

You must submit the following documents:

  1. Diploma/certificate degree: BSc or BSc and MSc (if applicable) certificate providing the obtained degree – must be issued by the university where the degree was obtained, and dated, signed and stamped, otherwise, it will not be considered valid. Please merge with an official English translation if your documents are not in English.
  2. Transcript of records: BSc or BSc and MSc (if applicable) transcript of records. Must be issued by the university, stating in detail all courses taken and grades obtained, as well as a grading scale and average grade. This document must be dated, signed and stamped, otherwise, it will not be considered valid. Please note that you must upload the transcript of records regarding all the years of your course. Please merge with an English translation if your documents are not in English.
  3. Curriculum vitae: in Europass format.
  4. Letter of motivation: including 1st, 2nd, and 3rd study track preference.
  5. 2 letters of recommendation: from two different persons (previous professors or employers).
  6. Language certificate: see language requirements.
  7. Copy of passport: the page containing your personal details and photo.
  8. Certificate of current residence: the certificate of residence must be in the English language or translated to English and can be:
    1. a residence certificate issued in accordance with your municipality’s registration rules,
    2. your national ID, which must be dated and state your current address or merged with a document (e.g. electricity bill) that lists your name and address,
    3. a certificate from your place of work, study or training issued by the employer or institution in question. This certificate has to be dated and signed.
      These documents must have been issued within 12 months before the submission deadline of applying for an EMJMD student scholarship.
  9. Declaration of consent: this can be downloaded via the application database. It must be printed, signed, and re-uploaded to the database.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website