MSc in Plant Protection and Phytosanitary Control


Area of Studies

agricultural sciences



Degree (in English)


  • English
Course Duration

3 semesters


Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

Tuition and Other Fees

Tuition fee
(per I year, EUR) 3000

Admission fee (EUR) 150

Application Deadline(s)

a) main admission from 1 March to 31 May, b) additional admission from 1 June to 15 September.

Course Description

Course Profile

Plant protection is a very important and, at the same time, difficult element of plant production. This field of study provides extended knowledge in the area of: monitoring pathogens and pests in agricultural, horticultural and forest crops, plant resistance to environmental factors, crop protection against weeds and weather phenomena, pesticide ecotoxicology, sustainable plant protection. Students learn methods and techniques of plant protection, including non-chemical and chemical methods to control harmful organisms in accordance with the principles of integrated pest management (IPM).

The graduate acquires skills to identify pathogens, pests and symptoms of non-infectious plant diseases using various diagnostic tools. Student gains the ability to choose methods of reducing pests in crops and the human environment, learns the binding legal regulations in the field of plant protection and organization of phytosanitary control, has knowledge of running business, rules and techniques of advisor work and obtaining European Union funds for projects in agriculture.

Education Requirements

1. Choose a programme of study (you will find a list of programmes on our website). 

2. Print and fill in the Application Form (downloaded from the ULSL website), sign it and scan together with the rest of the documents: – Scan of the secondary school certificate authorizing the candidate to enter the university in the country of issuance.

– Every candidate is required to present a transcript of records – a grade sheet – showing the academic achievements at school (subjects, grades, credits). A secondary school transcript may be called “testimonial” in some countries. Candidate should include an explanation of how the grading system works in the country the certificate(s) come from (ie. which grades are the best, and which are the poorest) e.g. 6 – excellent, 5- very good, etc. The transcript of academic records should be legalized (or bear an Apostille). The secondary school transcript (if on a separate sheet) should also be legalized or have the Apostille.

– Please be aware that your certificates, diplomas, and transcripts, will have to bear the the stamp of legalization from the Polish Embassy of the country where the certificate, diploma or transcript was issued (except if the documents were issued in the country which is a part of the Hague Convention – then Apostille is needed). You may also be asked to provide an eligibility statement for your credentials, issued by appropriate educational authorities or consular office. Master degree course applicants have to submit their Bachelor diploma and Academic Transcript of Records (originals or copies authenticated by a notary public and, if applicable, a certified translation to English).

When you apply to Veterinary Medicine programme: Provide grade from the foreign secondary school-leaving certificate in the compulsory subject of biology and the subject of your choice in: chemistry, mathematics, physics and astronomy. Knowledge of English must be confirmed by a certificate, e.g. FCE, CAE, TOEIC, TOEFL, TELC, if the secondary school education was conducted in a language other than English.

– Scan/Copy of Passport (page with personal data, address and photo).

– Scan/Copy of certificate confirming knowledge of English language (minimum B2 level), if secondary school education is in other than English language.

– Health Certificate (downloaded from the ULSL website) confirming that candidate is eligible for the chosen programme. The documents must be submitted in English or translated either into English or Polish by a sworn translator.

3. Pay the admission fee  (EUR 150). In order to complete the submission of your application please contact the University staff:  they will provide you with the account number. 

4. Submit all the above documents (together with the proof of payment) to e-mail:

Please note that your application will be considered only when you submit all the documents together with the proof of admission fee payment.

5. You will be informed via email about your application status.

6. Pay the tuition fee for one academic year (or one semester).

7. Wait for the documents that are necessary to apply for a Visa. – The Final Acceptance Letter – The Recommendation Letter to the Polish Embassy – The Certificate of Enrollment. We will send it to you after receipt of the signed Offer Letter and confirmation of payment (the money have to be on our account).

8. You made it! Nice to see you as one of our students!


Admissions and Education Promotion Office
Didactics and Student Affairs Centre

15 Akademicka Street, 20-950 Lublin, Poland
tel. 48 81 445 66 91

Kinga Tarchynska, MSc – International Admissions Specialist

Information for candidates from Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Russia etc.
tel. 48 81 445 66 91