Available topics for master theses

We always welcome master students in our lab. Our successful students are awarded the “Master of Science in Plant Science”. Research topics for master theses are typically associated with a running research project and involve active research in the field, the greenhouse and in our laboratories. A selection of currently available topics for master theses can be found below. For a detailed description of available master topics see links below.


Plant and ecosystem water relations in a changing environment

Ecophysiological and biogeochemical principles of intercropping

  • Do mycorrhizal fungi facilitate the co-existence of grasses and herbs in pastures by mediating the competition for nutrients? (supervision by Ansgar Kahmen)

Stable isotopes in plant materials as recorders of the environment

Carbon balance and the limitation of plant growth



Further topics are available upon request.