Admission Requirements

Please check that you meet the following requirements for EMABG:

  • Academic Bachelor of Science Degree (minimum 180 ECTS) in animal science. An equivalent degree from related fields, such as agricultural sciences, veterinary medicine, zoology, botany, microbiology or similar is also accepted, if basics of genetics or animal breeding knowledge is documented in the transcript of records.
  • Language Proficiency: A good knowledge of English is a prerequisite for an application.
  • Students are required to pass a TOEFL or IELTS exam meeting the following minimum requirements:

>TOEFL IBT: at least 92

>ACADEMIC IELTS: at least 7.0 (minimum of 6.0 in the sub-score “speaking”)

>TOEFL and IELTS test should have been taken no longer than two years before the application deadline.

Note the following conditions:

  • Applicants who already hold a MSc degree in a similar field of studies, cannot be accepted at Georg-August University Goettingen.
  • Applicants who have completed their Bachelor or Master Degree in one of the following countries do not need to submit an English language proficiency certificate:
    Australia, Ireland, Canada (except those educated at universities in Quebec), New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States of America.
  • Applicants who have completed their Bachelor studies at a Dutch university do not need to submit an English language proficiency certificate. This does not apply to applicants who obtained their Bachelor at a Dutch university of Applied Sciences.
  • Nationals of one of the following countries who have completed their Bachelor or Master degree in their home country are strongly encouraged to submit sufficient results of an English proficiency test. If this is not possible, a signed statement for the university that the medium of instruction during their complete Bachelor programme was English is needed:

Botswana, Caribbean, Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malta, Namibia, Nigeria, the Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

All other applicants have to submit sufficient results of an English language proficiency certificate as stated in the admission criteria.

Please note: The Consortium partners have the right to request any applicant to submit an English language proficiency test.

Last updated: 21.11.2019