Study cover for Multifunctional Agriculture
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Multifunctional Agriculture

University of South Bohemia in Ceské Budejovice (USB)

24 months
400 EUR/year
400 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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In the academic year 2021/22, it is possible to study the masters study programme Multifunctional Agriculture in the first semester online, without paying the tuition fee, so the students can start studying while waiting for the visa. The students come to study at the USB for the second semester and pay just for it.

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The programme is based on a broader concept of agriculture, where farms combine primary agricultural production, environmental protection and other activities such as processing and sale of products on the farm, agrotourism or some aspects of social agriculture.

The study Multifunctional Agriculture at the University of South Bohemia in Ceské Budejovice (USB) primarily targets foreign students and it is taught in English. It is designed to provide the students with sufficient information for agricultural production and management of agricultural landscape. Emphasis is also placed on the acquisition of work with literature and the ability to solve specific problems.

The degree programme is divided into four thematically linked semesters: biological base of agriculture, conventional farming, organic farming and landscape management.

Students can study the whole study programme and obtain the master degree or study only a selected semester (in case of Erasmus+ exchanges mobilities).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biological Principles of Agriculture
  • Agrometeorology 
  • Biology of Animal Husbandry 
  • Agrotechnology 
  • Farm Animal Husbandry
  • Plant Production
  • Horticulture
  • Freshwater Fishery

Thefirst semester biological base of agriculture unifies knowledge of students from geographically and climatically different countries to the level needed for successful completion of other semesters. 

Apart from cultivation and breeding-focused subjects, conventional farming is supplemented by agricultural biotechnologies in the following semester. 

The third semester organic farming presents knowledge on planning sustainable systems of agricultural management, cultivating plants and breeding animals within ecological agriculture as well as on the processing of bioproduction at farms, social agriculture and agrotourism.

The last semester landscape management addresses questions concerning landscapeplanning, regional management and soil erosion protection.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The principal requirement for entering a Bachelor´s degree programme or a full Master´s degree programme is the completion of a full secondary general education or vocational education with a school-leaving examination. Admission to a follow-up Master´s degree programme depends on the completion of the relevant Bachelor´s degree programme or its equivalent. 

The minimal required knowledge of English is B1 according to the Common European Framework of Languages. The Faculty accepts any English certificate on minimal level B1 or achievement of the level B1 within previous studies. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 200 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 200 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Budweis

11440 - 18500 CZK /month
Living costs

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


Scholarships and bursaries:

  • merit-based scholarship
  • premium scholarship for excellent research, development and innovation, artistic or other creative results
  • scholarship to support research, development and innovation activities of students
  • extraordinary scholarship
  • scholarship for students with special needs
  • grant to support the development of co-operation with practice
  • accommodation bursary
  • grant in support of studies abroad
  • grant in support of studies in the Czech Republic
  • scholarship for students of doctoral degree programmes

More information on, section Study at USB/Degree students/Study system.

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