Why study Adaptive Organisms in Nijmegen?

Knowledge about stress adaptation is crucial for our society. Think of animal well-being, nature conservation, agriculture and biotechnology. The Master's specialisation in Adaptive Organisms is a challenging research-orientated programme that covers the fundamental processes involved in stress responses of plants, micro-organisms and animals. At Radboud University, we connect fundamental research to these real life situations, by collaborating with governmental organisations, NGOs and biotech companies.


Why study Adaptive Organisms?

  • You’ll get an extensive background in academic research.
  • The courses may include fieldwork and visits to research institutes and biotechnological companies.
  • This specialisation is closely connected to the Radboud Institute for Biological and Environmental Sciences (RIBES), a leading institute in research to wet ecosystems and stress biology.
  • Radboud University has a novel greenhouse complex and offers students the possibility to work with advanced research equipment and techniques, like electron microscopy mass spectrometry and next-generation sequencing.
  • You’ll get the chance to perform a half-year internship abroad.
  • The courses and internships take place in a stimulating and personal setting.

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