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

  • Fate of vitamins A and C and Beta-carotene in commercial juice available in the Lebanese market (2010-2011)
  • Evaluation of Pre-harvest time parameters of some pesticides used on grapes to fit MRL specification (2010-2011)
  • Etude des paramètres des communautés macrophytiques de deux sources : Anjar et chamsine (2010-2011)
  • Effect of compaction,use of MSW compost and fertilizers (N,P) on corn growth and development (2012-2013)
  • Phytoextraction of Trace Elements by Noccaea Caerulescens: Efficiency of Unique and Combined Application of EDTA and Citric Acid on Naturally and Artificially Contaminated Soils (2013-2014)
  • Effect of Different Fertilizers and Different Soil on the regeneration and reintroduction of Origanum Sy. in Lebanese Burned Forests (2013-2014)
  • Assessment of groundwater quality in the upper Litani river basin, Bekaa region (2013-2014)
  • Co-cropping of Alyssum murale and Medicago sativa: an agricultural strategy to enhance phytoextraction (2014-2015)

Selected Courses