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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 six 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

19 Jul
Celebrating 20 Years of Erasmus Mundus with emPLANT+

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Erasmus Mundus, a milestone worth celebrating.   In honor of this occasion, let’s ...

26 Mar
emPLANT+ Selection results – Intake 4 – Candidates under EM-scholarships

It is time for the selection results of the 4th cohort of emPLANT+ for candidates under Erasmus Mundus scholarships ! ...

24 Aug
emPLANT+ intake 1 closing ceremony & emPLANT+ intake 3 orientation week

From August 21 to 25 at the Institut Polytechnique UniLaSalle in France took place the orientation week of the third ...

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emPLANT+ universities


Associated partners


Seed workers in Europe


Offered courses



” 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 “