Ph.D. On Campus

Molecular Sciences and Biotechnology in Crop Production

University of Göttingen

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The PhD programme „Molecular Sciences and Biotechnology in Crop Production“ forms part of the "University of Göttingeny School of Science (GAUSS)” graduate school.


The interdisciplinary Molecular Sciences and Biotechnology in Crop Production programme from University of Göttingen is conducted by seven different departments from the participating faculties of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology, Agricultural Sciences and Biology and is open to PhD candidates with a university Masters degree or diploma in the area of life or environmental sciences, including agricultural and forestry sciences.


Students are given the opportunity to conduct an independent research project in their specialist area. In addition, the programme encompasses lectures, seminars, method courses and language and professional skills courses. 

Based on this spectrum of courses, students can compile their own individual course of studies. Support in the selection of courses and the related administration is provided by the programme coordinator.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Calorimeter
  • Use of Radioactive Isotopes in Plant Physiology

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PhD students can enroll throughout the year.


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • application form
  • transcripts for all courses completed at university (in English or German)
  • certified copies of the relevant university degrees (in English or German)
  • TOEFL (or equivalent proof of proficiency in English)

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Living costs for Göttingen

730 - 1100 EUR /month
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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