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Plant Protection - Plant Protection Systemic Technology

RUDN University

48 months
4680 EUR/year
4623 EUR/year
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Plant Protection - Plant Protection Systemic Technology from RUDN University is focused on crop losses caused by pests, diseases and weeds all over the world reduce 1/3 of general yield of agricultural crops. 


Plant Protection - Plant Protection Systemic Technology from RUDN University focuses on climate and man-made influence on pest population, new varieties of pathogens in modern conditions, pest and pathogens resistance need scientific approach to plant protection. 

Graduates with Plant Protection - Plant Protection Systemic Technology from RUDN University will gain skills and experience in research on:

  • non chemical pest control, 
  • plants and pests biochemical mutual relations, 
  • molecular mechanism of plant immunity and pest resistance.

Programme Structure

  • Courses include:
  • Foreign Language 
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Methodology of Scientific Research
  • Plant Protection
  • Experimental design in Agronomy
  • Scientific Training
  • Research Work 
  • Agrobiotechnology in Plant Protection
  • Biopesticides
  • Molecular Methods of Pathogen Identification
  • Research Work 
  • Research Training
  • Research Work
  • State Exam
  • PhD Qualification Thesis defense

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of your degree certificate and diploma supplement. The documents of a foreign state must be translated, legalized or apostilled.
  • Your application will be considered by the main criteria: overall GPA of your degree certificate, marks for the major subjects.
  • Original degree certificate and Original supplement to the degree certificate translated and legalized.
  • Original passport and its translation into Russian;
  • Certificate of the HIV and AIDS-negative status.
  • 6 identical 3x4 black-and-white photos.
  • average score on the results of training at the previous level of education, including the results of training in specialized subjects;
  • participation in competitions in specialized disciplines of the chosen direction / specialty of training;
  • recommendations 
  • position of the University in the world rankings , document of education that the candidate provides when enrolling;
  • scientific articles 
  • motivation letter

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4680 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4680 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4623 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4623 EUR per year during 48 months.

For National students from Russia and CIS citizens 414960  RUB

Living costs for Moscow

41640 - 81437 RUB /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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