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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.

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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 ...

1 Oct
Call for emPLANT applications 2019-2021 is open
Call for applications 2020-2022 is open

The first call for emPLANT applications 2020-2022 is now open. In applying during this call you automatically apply for an ...

29 Aug
Launch event cohort 2 emPLANT
Launching of emPLANT cohort 2

The launching of emPLANT cohort 2 occured on August 29, 2019 on the campus of UniLaSalle, the Erasmus Mundus Master ...

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Seed workers in Europe


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