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About

Sustainable Agriculture at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences focuses on designing agricultural and horticultural production systems with ecology in mind by engaging in detailed analyses of these systems and developing of appropriate strategies for optimising their efficiency and sustainability.

Overview

Sustainable Agriculture B.Sc. at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences combines the natural and social sciences with economics and technology. This creates a broad curriculum that includes not only classic agricultural subjects such as soil science, botany, and livestock management, but also modern topics such as precision and urban farming, renewable resources and value chain analysis. A variety of interdisciplinary projects, practicals and excursions ensure many opportunities to apply new concepts within a real-world context and better understand how they are interlinked. Refer to the course schedule for this degree programme for a breakdown of topics you will study.

This international degree programme also examines the effect of the agricultural industry on the ecological, economic and social aspects of sustainability from a global perspective. 

CAREER PATHS AND SKILLS

By combining the study of sustainability assessment methodologies, a global focus and the flexibility for individual specialisation, Sustainable Agriculture B.Sc. produces graduates qualified for a broad range of career paths. These career paths can lead to companies in agricultural consulting, the nutrition industry, manufacturers of feed, fertilizers, pesticides and seeds, agricultural machinery firms, or associations and agencies dedicated to environmental protection, sustainable development or agriculture.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biology and Agroecology I
  • Sustainable Learning – Learning Sustainability
  • Agricultural Engineering I and Energy Use in Agriculture
  • Principles of Economics
  • Analysis and Interpretation of Data I
  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Soil Science and Tillage

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

210 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Secondary school qualifications sufficient for admission to a German institute of higher education (university entrance qualification)
  • English level B2 (with internationally recognised certificate)
  • Completion of an 8-week internship. Note: this is not required prior to initial admission, but must be completed by the 4th semester to continue your studies. To better grasp the topics you will be studying, we strongly recommend a longer internship in agriculture before commencing your studies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 42 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 42 months.

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences does not charge any tuition.

Living costs for Kleve

630 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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