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Welcome to emPLANT

Welcome to emPLANT

The Erasmus Mundus Master Program in Plant Breeding – emPLANT – is a two years Master degree offered by a consortium of five leading European universities in the field of plant breeding, plant biology, seed technology and biotechnology in order to face the challenges of global changes such as population growth and climate change.


The objective of emPLANT is to remedy to the lack of qualified highly skilled plant breeders on Master and PhD level with a training program that combines science, management, law, intercultural competence and language skills.

latest news

27 Aug
emPLANT Closing ceremony 2020
Closing ceremony Intake 1

It has been 2 years since the adventure of the first emPLANT intake (Erasmus Mundus Master Program in Plant Breeding) ...

29 May
Success story of an emPLANT student. Master Plant breeding. Erasmus Mundus
Success story of a student from Intake 1

Success story of a student from emPLANT first intake: Attiq Ur Rehman. The emPLANT consortium would like to put emphazise ...

16 Mar
emPLANT, selection results, intake 3, scholarship, Erasmus Mundus
emPLANT Selection results – Intake 3 – Candidates under EM-scholarships

It is time for the selection results of the 3rd cohort of emPLANT under Erasmus Mundus scholarship!   At the ...

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Seed workers in Europe


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” It was an eye opener and years of learning for me. I have had a lot of good memories regarding traveling, hanging out, cooking and most importantly communicating with professionals all around the world. It all happened due to emPLANT and I cordially thank emPLANT masters program for making this happen “

” I’m so glad to be a part of this program. In one year I have learnt a lot of things that I didn’t know, I just leant the European culture and other countries’ cultures and I also get a chance to visit other European countries “