Graduates of the Green Life Sciences track have had an excellent, state-of-the-art research training that will allow them to pursue a PhD and enter an academic career. Alternatively, graduates are also well equipped, and sought after, to take on positions in industrial labs (plant breeding, biotechnology and life sciences), or find a career in a different work field.
’GLS taught me how to become an independent researcher. Doing research is more than experimenting, writing and presenting. It’s also operating in a team. I like working together with my fellow researchers who all share the same passion.'
'Are Dutch strawberries really grown in Dutch soil? Are there connections between a plant disease in the south of Spain and an outbreak in a German greenhouse? These are the sorts of questions UvA alumnus Hedwich Teunissen focuses on.'
'Amsterdam felt like the most attractive place to study, and I thought the UvA would be the best choice in the city. Looking back I think I couldn't have made a better choice!'