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

  • Evaluation of Pre-harvest time parameters of some pesticides used on grapes to fit MRL specification (2010-2011)
  • Amélioration de la disponibilité en eaux souterraines par la recharge artificielle: étude de cas dans le réservoir du Qaraoun (2010-2011)
  • statut de la recharge des eaux souterraines dans le cycle hydrologique d’un basin typique au Liban: Application de techniques isotopiques (2011-2012)
  • Soil pollution in direct impacted environments: modeling of pollutant mobility in a depth profile (2011-2012)
  • Accumulation and translocation of cadmium in Lactuca sativa treated with superphosphate (2012-2013)
  • Impact of Super-absorbant Polymer on the Morphological and |Physiological Characteristics of Pine, Carob and Olive Trees (2013-2014)
  • Water Quality Screening in the Heavily Urbanized and Populated Beirut Southern Suburbs - Impact of a Dry season (2013-2014)
  • Mapping Water Source of Ain Ez-zarqa Spring Using Natural and Artificial Tracers (2013-2014)

Selected Courses