Master's programme

Faculty of Agriculture/Environment/Chemistry

Master: Horticultural Production

Qualification objectives

Expand your horticultural competences for professional practice and applied research:

  • Advanced cultural knowledge
  • Skills in planning and analysing production processes
  • Development of sustainable, innovative cultivation methods in the wake of climate change
  • Consideration of economic, social and ecological framework conditions
  • Successful corporate and human resources management


Individual professional focus:

  • Concepts for efficient land use
  • Vegetable production and greenhouse management
  • Fruit growing and phytomedicine
  • Special ornamental horticulture
  • Medicinal and spice plants
  • Topic of Master thesis
Sweet cherries, sowing in a greenhouse, basil under LED lighting
Martin Scholz, Volker Birth

Module Database, Master:

Contact: Study Dean, Horticultural Production

Application and Admission

Study modalities

  • Start in summer or winter semester
  • Full-time studies: 3 semesters standard period of study
  • Part-time studies possible according to the part-time regulations of HTW Dresden


Access requirements:

  • First university degree qualifying for a profession in horticulture or in a similarly oriented field
  • Degree can be obtained at a university in Germany or abroad