PhD in Plant Biology and Biotechnology Program By Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree PhD
  • Study Level PHD
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 1620-
  • Duration 36 months
  • Scholarships Yes

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The objective of this programme is to train professional in research in all fields of plant biology and biotechnology. On the programme there are lecturers and researchers with consolidated experience in the areas of botany, plant physiology and plant biochemistry at the UAB, as well as researchers from the Agricultural Genomics Research Centre (CRAG) who specialise in plant genetic and molecular biology. The professional opportunities for PhDs from the Plant Biology and Biotechnology programme include an academic and research career in universities, institutes and research centres and R+D departments of biotechnology and/or plant improvement companies. Other possibilities include research and development of new methodologies in the field of identification and conservation of plant germoplasm (germoplasm collections, botanical gardens) and the identification, evaluation and improvement of plant products used in the pharmaceutical and food industries.

About University

Founded in 1968, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Spain and the European Union.

The UAB is a leading public university with a strong international vocation, highly committed to promoting mobility, collaboration and the capture of talent.

Academic teaching at the UAB is characterised by its multidisciplinarity and is closely linked to many research activities. The UAB pioneers the implementation of several action plans focused on increasing sustainability and environment-friendly measures on campus. 

The UAB offers top level academic programmes in all areas of knowledge, with almost 100 Bachelor's Degrees, over 500 Official and Master's Degrees and Graduate Diplomas and almost 70 PhD programmes.

In 2016, the UAB Barcelona Summer School was created. It offers a wide array of subjects in several fields and takes place from the end of June to the beginning of August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language. Depending on the regulations of each home university, especially if there is a mobility agreement with the UAB, students will be able to transfer the credits earned during their stay to their current degree.

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