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University of Hohenheim

Stuttgart

Organic Agriculture and Food Systems

Subjects: Organic Agriculture and Food Systems,Organic Agriculture,Food Systems

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
186 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
1,500 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
01.03.

Course description

The organic sector is expanding globally. Farmers, processors, and consumers are showing a growing interest in the quality and sustainable production of food. This surge in interest means there's a rising demand for experts in organic agriculture. The "Organic Agriculture and Food Systems" degree program addresses this need with its interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approach. In this program, students delve into various study subjects, gaining a comprehensive understanding of organic farming practices, sustainable food production, and the intricate systems that support them. The curriculum is designed to equip future professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the increasing demand for high-quality, sustainably produced food. By focusing on both the scientific and practical aspects of organic agriculture, the program ensures that graduates are well-prepared to contribute to the sector's growth. This holistic education fosters a deep appreciation for the interconnectedness of food systems and the importance of sustainability in agriculture.

Program Information

Study Location Stuttgart
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester 1,500 EUR
Cost per Semester 186 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.11.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
01.03.

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Language Requirements

CEFR B2
IELTS 6.5
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 90

1. TOEFL IBT (ITP is not accepted) 90 (no section under 18 points) 2. IELTS Academic 6.5 (no section under 5.5 points) 3. Cambridge EFL exam 1) CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) 4. Cambridge Business English Certificate (BEC) BEC Higher 5. TELC / Certificate in English 2) B2 (at least “good”) 6. Language exam UNIcert level 3) II (at least “good”)

Qualification Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Sciences, Natural Sciences, or a related program at a university in Germany or abroad or at a university of applied sciences with a standard period of study of at least 3 years (totaling 180 ECTS credits) Proof of English language skills Proof of pre-test Organic Agriculture & Food Systems

Document Requirements

Grades and ranking in previous studies Letter of recommendation from professors Stay abroad lasting 3 months or longer Letter of motivation Additional points are given for vocational training, an intern examination, or proven two years of professional experience related to the degree program.

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Restricted
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