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University of Göttingen

Integrated Plant and Animal Brееding

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Animal Science and Breeding, Botany
English only
Winter semester: 15 Feb/01 Jun
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction 
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in agriculture, biology, or related disciplines.

Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

Other related degrees must prove a minimum of 60 ECTS in agricultural science, plant sciences, animal sciences, forestry sciences, natural sciences, mathematics, statistics, or computer sciences.

Eligibility will be considered proven by applicants who have not yet completed a course of studies at the time of application but have acquired at least 150 credits in a relevant bachelor degree program as stated in section 3 or in an equivalent degree prοgram.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: At least A.
min 6
min 80
min 550
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least C.
min II
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: With at least "pass).
PTE Academic
min 60
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language knowledge can also be proven by a technical assessment or coursework after foreign stays of at least three months or University language courses in an English-speaking country corresponding to the level of the tests mentioned on the list; or a minimum of two years of study or work in a country where English is the official language. Successful completion of the tests mentioned on the list may not be more than three years before the receipt of the application for admission.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:


Application Documents

The application for admission must be accompanied by the following documents to be downloaded to the University's server using the online portal:

  1. The diploma or diplomas of the candidate in certified German or English translation, if the originals are not available in English or German. If a diploma is not yet available, a certificate of achievement, credits, and average grade must be submitted.
  2. A curriculum vitae in the tabular form written in English with a meaningful description of the educational career.
  3. Proof of sufficient knowledge of the English language (see language requirements).
  4. A declaration on whether the applicant has successfully/unsuccessfully completed a master's degree program in a similar discipline or has not completed it yet.
  5. A textual representation that shows the motivation of the candidate to take up this course of study and its study objectives.
  6. If necessary, the details of up to two university professors should be requested by the university to send a letter of recommendation, which informs them of the candidate's academic qualifications.
  7. If necessary, other documents attesting specific study-related knowledge or subject-related achievements.

Applications that are not submitted complete, or in due form and time, will be excluded from the further procedure. The submitted documents are retained by the university.

If a prospective student establishes that he or she is disadvantaged in the selection procedure with respect to other applicants due to a handicap, a suitable compensation of disadvantage is to be granted by the Selection Committee upon requеst.


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Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website