Master Plant Sciences

Plants form the basis of life as they convert sunlight into an inexhaustible source of food and renewable raw materials. Plants also have a stabilising effect in (agro-) ecosystems, a landscape function and ornamental value. In a nutshell, we cannot do without plants.

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  • stamper, Plant Sciences

Read more about the programme Plant Sciences


Here you can find the general programme outline for Plant Sciences and more detailed information about courses, theses and internships.

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Within the programme Plant Sciences you can choose from the following specialisations to meet your personal interests.

  • Crop Science
  • Greenhouse Horticulture
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources
  • Plant Pathology and Entomology
  • Double degree Vegetable Production and Supply System
  • Plant Breeding (online master specialisation)

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Compare the Master

Read more about how the Master Plant Sciences is related to other programmes and what makes the Master Plant Sciences at Wageningen University unique.

Compare the Master Plant Sciences

Application and admission

Interested in the programme Plant Sciences? Find out more about the specific admission requirements and application procedures.

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Future career

Read more about your career perspective and opportunities after finishing the programme Plant Sciences.

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Student experiences

The best way to get to know a place is by getting to know the people. Students share their experiences with you about Plant Sciences and student life in Wageningen.

I find the mechanisms plants use to defend them selfs against pathogens fascinating.

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Meet us

Visiting Wageningen University is the best way to meet students and experience student life. There are several activities your can attend: you can visit an open day or be a student for a day.

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Part time post-graduate course Plant Breeding

We offer a part time post-graduate course Plant Breeding at Wageningen University.

More information on the part time post-graduate course Plant Breeding