Master's Degree in "Agrobiotechnology plants and microorganisms of agricultural importance". Department of Crop Science. Faculty of Agricultural Production, Infrastructure and Environment. Agricultural University of Athens.


Advance specialisation (a) on Biotechnology of Plant Production Systems, (b) on the understanding of plant and microorganisms interactions, (c) on the understanding of interactions between plants and abiotic factors in Plant and Agricultural Agro-ecosystems. The need for the rational management and use of natural resources using modern plant production systems and the restoration of the impaired and degraded natural and agricultural ecosystems in the context of climate change requires the specialisation of scientists capable of using the tools of agronomy, biotechnology, and bioinformatics, with the purpose of understanding, making use of, restoring, protecting, and promoting the agricultural and natural environment.

Further Information

The Postgraduate Studies Programme titled "Agrobiotechnology plants and Microorganisms of agricultural importance" leads to the award of a Master's Degree on Biotechnology of Plant Production Systems, through the thorough understanding of interactions between plants and microorganisms, as well as of plants and abiotic factors in natural and agricultural habitats.

Relation To Employment

Holders of qualifications that belong to this type may work either as self-employed or in positions of responsibility in companies and organizations in the private or in the public sector.


Access to this type of qualification have those who hold a Bachelor Degree (level 6). The selection of graduate students is mainly based on the following criteria: the overall grade of the Bachelor Degree, the grades in undergraduate courses that are relevant with the subjects of the Master’s program, the performance in thesis, where is foreseen at the undergraduate level and any research activity of the candidate. The detailed application of the above mentioned criteria, the definition of additional criteria or the conducting of examinations and interviews, the results of which are taken into account in the selection, are determined by decision of the relevant Department.
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.