XXIII International Master in Plant Genetics, Genomics and Breeding

September 2020 - June 2022

Blending format combining online learning with face-to-face lectures

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Programme

First year

The first year is professionally oriented and comprises lectures, field and laboratory practicals, personal and group work and study, and visits to leading companies.

Technical experts from Limagrain, Syngenta, Monsanto, Pioneer or Ramiro Arnedo have participated in past editions.

The flexibility of the Master permits students to take separate modules on a specific topic of their choice.

Plant breeding project

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Throughout the first part of the Master, students carry out an individual project of a breeding programme, on a plant species of their choice applied to specific environmental and socio-economic conditions, normally those of their country of origin. This project allows students to:

  1. Do the Practicum and the Final Master Project at a university, research centre, national or multinational firm.
  2. Train in a research team environment.
  3. Take advantage of the excellent resources and valuable advice on offer.
  4. Acquire research experience in a real professional setting.

Second year

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Do the Practicum and the Final Master Project at a university, research centre, national or multinational firm.

Train in a research team environment. Take advantage of the excellent resources and valuable advice on offer. Acquire research experience in a real professional setting.

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One of the oldest and most international Plant Breeding Masters in Europe

About us

IAMZ is one of the four Mediterranean Agronomic Institutes of the CIHEAM (International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies). CIHEAM is an intergovernmental organization created in 1962 with the patronage of the Council of Europe and the OECD. IAMZ is located on the Campus of Aula Dei, one of the largest and most prestigious agricultural science complexes in Spain, promoting synergy between the scientific community, businesses and students.

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Registration

Admission

Complete application form at: www.admission.iamz.ciheam.org

The Master will be delivered in Blending format, combining online learning with face-to-face lectures. Due to the current health situation concerning COVID-19, during the first months the academic programme will be given online, with live interactive classes. When the national and international situation regains normality, students will attend face-to-face lectures. Physical attendance to lectures will not begin under any circumstances before January 2021.

Complete application form from this link

The Master will be delivered in Blending format, combining online learning with face-to-face lectures. Due to the current health situation concerning COVID-19, during the first months the academic programme will be given online, with live interactive classes. When the national and international situation regains normality, students will attend face-to-face lectures. Physical attendance to lectures will not begin under any circumstances before January 2021.

Selection

The selection of candidates is performed by IAMZ-CIHEAM Study Commission of the Master. The Master's Commission will select candidates based on the application documents sent by the candidates. Academic results and any previous professional experience related with the area of specialization are the main aspects considered.

Dates and deadlines

Part One of the Master is held from 21 September 2020 to 11 June 2021.
Part Two will commence in September 2021 with a duration of 10 months.

Submission of applications through the online procedure. Deadline: 1 June 2020

For applicants that do not request a scholarship, the deadline for the submission of applications is 7 September 2020.

All applicants should accredit B2 level of English. Students that cannot provide accreditation will be invited to a Skype interview in order to assess their level of English.

Registration and scholarships

Registration fees are 2950 euro per academic year. Candidates from CIHEAM member countries may apply for a scholarship to cover registration fees, medical insurance and full-board accommodation.
Candidates of any nationality may apply for a grant to cover all or part of the registration fees.

Contact us!

Av. Montañana 1005, 50059 Zaragoza, España

www.iamz.ciheam.org

iamz@iamz.ciheam.org

+34 976716000