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International Development and Agricultural Economics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

This International Development and Agricultural Economics programme at Czech University of Life Sciences Prague is oriented towards economic, social, cultural and environmental aspects of agricultural production and agribusiness development, particularly in tropical regions. Using the combination of traditional and modern approaches, the main focus is on poverty alleviation strategies, strengthening of institutional frameworks for rural development, sustainable farm-household economics, and/or, socioeconomic and cultural aspects of environmental conservation. 

Learning outcomes

The programme at Czech University of Life Sciences Prague consists of courses that address theoretical aspects of development, project management, financial services and international trade. A special emphasis is put on the study of farming and the economics of rural systems, access to financial services and competitive markets, the empowerment of fragile population groups, community resilience, and the planning,management and evaluation of development activities. A very important part of courses is represented by Scientific Seminars which give students the opportunity to present their own work and improve their communication skills in relation to their diploma thesis.

Accreditation

All study programmes taught at CULS are officially accredites by the the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.

Programme Structure

  • A very important part of courses is represented by Scientific Seminars which give students the opportunity to present their own work and improve their communication skills in relation to their diploma thesis. 
  • The faculty provides many opportunities to gain hands-on experience and practical skills through its projects around the world. 
  • Students are highly encouraged to develop their master's thesis in conjunction with one of these development projects or with a local institution. 
  • The studies are terminated by State exam and defence of the Master's thesis.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • If applying for a Master’s study programmes, you have to submit a Bachelor's diploma. The applicant has to submit a diploma from any of the CULS Prague Faculties, or from any technically, economically, biologically oriented university. Foreign applicants are required to demonstrate equivalence of diplomas (so-called nostrification) obtained from bachelor's degree education.
  • Admission interview from: Economics and World Geography

Tuition Fee

  • International

    196 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 196 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    196 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 196 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Tuition fees in national currency: 5 000 CZK

Living costs for Prague

  • 15441 - 26250 CZK/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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