Professional Master in Phyto-ecology : Resources, Security and Applications


Provide students with methods of integrated and practical plant sciences and their applications in the field of environment and agriculture, biotechnology and food sciences, through a multidisciplinary and modular training. This is done through preparation of competent stuffs capable of controlling the means and challenges of crop production, define priorities for investigation and innovation in the objectives of sustainability, competitiveness and quality.

Acquired Skills

The proposed curriculum will procure recent knowledge on the organization, operation and functionality of plant system, their populations and the agricultural system, in addition to mechanisms for quality productions.

Admission Conditions

Recruitment: Applications are reviewed by an admission committee. The best candidates are selected after interview

Required Level:

Master 1 Plant Biology and environment - Biodiversity

Capacity: 10– 12 students

Further Studies / Career Opportunities

Plant production center in private sector, Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute (LARI), Ministry of Agriculture – Phytochemistry Laboratory – Kfarchima, Litani Authority, NGOs and private university….

Selected Teachers in Phyto-ecology : Resources, Security and Applications

Ahmad Najeeb Kobaissi

Full professor
Life & Earth Sciences department

Phyto-ecology : Resources, Security and Applications M2 Courses


  • M1 Biodiversity
  • M1 Plant Biology

General Infos

  • Diploma Level: BAC+5
  • Studies Duration: 1 year
  • Type: Professional
  • Teaching Language: French/English
  • Total Credits Number: 60
  • Location: Rafic Hariri University campus - Hadath
  • Supervisor: Ahmad Najeeb Kobaissi
  • Email: ahkobeissi(at)ul.edu.lb

Selected Projects

  • Chemical composition and antibacterial activity oh thyme (Origanum syriacum) essential oil from different regions in south Lebanon (2010-2011)
  • Fate of vitamins A and C and Beta-carotene in commercial juice available in the Lebanese market (2010-2011)
  • Assessment of MSW-compost maturity in south Lebanon: Effect on parsley (Petroselinum crispum) yield (2011-2012)
  • Anthropogenic activity in Litani watershed (2012-2013)
  • Validation du méthode de soufre sur HPLC et GC (2012-2013)
  • Effect of Different Fertilizers and Different Soil on the regeneration and reintroduction of Origanum Sy. in Lebanese Burned Forests (2013-2014)
  • Géochimie et minéralogie des dépôts sédimentaires dans le fleuve Nahr Ibrahim (2014-2015)
  • L'influence des pratiques culturales sur la qualité de l'organum syriacum au champ et dans la pépinière (2014-2015)

Selected Courses