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Organic Agricultural Systems and Agroecology (EUR-Organic)

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

24 months
Duration
1452 EUR/year
726 EUR/year
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About

Organic Agricultural Systems and Agroecology (EUR-Organic) from University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU) offers an education related to all aspects of the organic sector plus the possibility to specialise in the distinct profiles offered by the partner universities.

Overview

Graduates with Organic Agricultural Systems and Agroecology (EUR-Organic) from University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU) helps you gain special skills and knowledge comprise and link ecological, economic, political, cultural, geographical as well as production related characteristics of sustainable land-use systems (organic crop production, organic animal husbandry, organic farming in the tropics and subtropics, organic food chains and networks, influence of European policy on the development of the organic sector, consumer demands, organic market development in different European countries etc.).

Careers

The international occurrence of organic farming requires persons with a profound knowledge of the whole organic agro-food chain. Graduates would primarily expect to be employed nationally or internationally in the fields of:

  • Food processing, trading companies
  • Quality management
  • Practice or extension services
  • NGOs or other associations
  • Research and teaching institutions
  • Certification bodies
  • Development Cooperation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Animal production in organic agriculture 
  • Protection of natural resources by organic farming 
  • Organic fruit production and organic viticulture 
  • Technology in organic agriculture 
  • Organic horticulture (vegetables and ornamentals)
  • Laboratory diagnosis of plant damages 
  • Ecological plant protection 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Applicationform
    • evidence of previous studies (bachelor degree, diploma)
    • transcript stating subjects, marks, ECTS and contens of teaching
    • CV
    • Evidence of adequate proficiency of English (for English-language Master programmes)
    • evidence of adequate proficiency in German A2 or C1
    • Adequate English proficiency: Level B2/C1/ Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English/ Evidence of adequate proficiency of English - IELTS Academic results 6.0 or better and TOEFL (paper based 577 or computer-based 233 or 90-91 internet based)              
    • Fulfillment of the special University entrance qualification

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1452 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Vienna

861 - 1331 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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