Organic Agriculture, M.Sc. | Wageningen University and Research | Wageningen, Netherlands
24 months
19600 EUR/year
2314 EUR/year
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The ever increasing demand for organically produced foods requires new and different production systems. In order to create such sustainable organic production systems a fresh scientific approach is needed. Wageningen University and Research has created the Organic Agriculture programme to train academic professionals who want to work in this field.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Why this programme?

  • A focus on the major issues facing agriculture today in both developed and developing countries.
  • Knowledge of social and education components of organic agriculture.
  • Active MOA student community.


Within the master's programme you can choose one of the following Specialisations to meet your personal interests.

  • Agroecology
  • Sustainable Food Systems
  • Double degree Agroecology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Masterclass Organic Agriculture
  • F.A.R.M.
  • Transformation of Food Systems
  • Exploring the Future of Food and Farming
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Organic Production Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


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Other requirements

General requirements

A WUR BSc degree in Plant Sciences, Animal Sciences, or equivalent.

The norm for this equivalence is an assessment of the student’s experience with the following topics:
  • Agricultural sciences (agronomy, agroecology, crop and animal production)
  • Biology (physiology, organismal biology, ecology)
  • Social sciences (for example management studies, rural development, human geography, sociology, economics)
And all the following topics:
  • Statistics (formulate hypotheses for population means, t-tests, confidence intervals, binomial and normal distributions)
  • Mathematics (calculus)
  • Research methodology

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19600 EUR/year
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  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wageningen

700 - 800 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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