Intensive Study Programme on Hybrid Breeding

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How to enrol


Learning outcomes

  • have an insight into the main crop varieties that are commercialized as hybrids
  • understand the scientific developments supplying new elements to create hybrids
  • understand the legal restrictions regarding access to germplasm, biosafety and intellectual property rights
  • link the theory with visits to practical breeding activities
  • present a case study to an audience of international students and local plant breeders

For who?

The programme is designed for participants

Practical information

The Intensive Training Programme counts for 5 ECTS to add to your curriculum

Certification requirements:

  • Attend all courses;
  • Participate to the excursions;
  • Prepare and present case study in a satisfying way;
  • Pass a multiple choice examination

Language of instruction:


Location of the programme and registration:

Ghent University, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Coupure Links 653, Ghent, Belgium

Programme duration:

from 6 February 2017 till 17 February 2017

Registration deadline: 13 January 2017

Tuition fee:

€ 1,250


Detailed programme

More information can be found in the detailed programme flyer.