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). Also, graduates work as a technician and have a teaching job (high school, HBO) in this 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.'
Sergio de la Fuente
'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!'