Exchange program — Molecular Plant Biology

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Learn to use molecular plant biology to solve complex nutrition issues. You grow your capabilities. Further your plant knowledge. And work with cutting-edge molecular level research. You complete practical assignments based on real research. And much more!

Why Molecular Plant Biology?

Adapt plants for higher yields

Select and cross plants for new breeds that grow easier. Produce higher yields.

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Improve all-round crops

Develop plants that grow effectively. Have higher nutritional values. Are resistant to diseases.

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Get hands-on experience with the experts

Get a deeper understanding of DNA and molecular breeding research. Plus hands-on skills that you apply directly in your current job

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Quick facts about the Molecular Plant Biology

    2Hours on assignmentsaverage per week
    10Hours of practical workaverage per week
    10Hours of classes and workshopsaverage per week
    10Nationalitiesaverage each semester
    30ECTS creditsEuropean Credit Transfer System

How you go on to make a difference

Molecular Plant Biology covers a wide range of areas. DNA research. Molecular plant biology and breeding. Understanding nutrition issues vs. plant disease control. You produce molecular level research. And complete practical assignments. Like gene expression. And plant response to drought stress at a molecular level. Here is where you start to make a difference.

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Why study in the Netherlands?

The Netherlands has a large population of international students so you won’t feel alone. In fact, 1 in 10 students is an international student. At Arnhem Business School it’s even 1 in 2 students. Why do so many international students come here? Because the Netherlands has excellent, affordable higher education. It also has a thriving economy (18th in the world) so there are plenty of job opportunities. What’s more, the Dutch are open-minded and almost everyone speaks English.

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