Rural Development and Agribusiness (master / MSc)

Objectives of the study program:

The program - based on agricultural, economic, management and rural sociology studies – focuses primarily on the understanding of the current problems of sustainable development and rural regions, the cooperation in the possible directions of development, the preparation of actual development projects, as well as the management and monitoring of project implementation. The training also covers the questions of loss minimization after harvests, development and management of local markets, as well as logistics management and warehousing. The most special feature of the Rural Development and Agribusiness course is the organization of frequent study trips. “Learning by Seeing” is stressed through the visits to different scales of farms, municipalities and rural development agencies and projects. The students can also experience the European identity during study tours to the European Union institutions in Brussels and to our partner universities in neighboring Slovakia and Romania. The wide range of management and rural development skills enable the graduates to pursue different careers and adapt their knowledge to different conditions in their home countries.

  • Starting date(s): September
  • Duration of the course: 4 semesters - 20 months
  • Minimum requirement for admission: Bachelor degree preferably in Agricultural economics, Urban studies, Rural development etc.
    • 84 credits of the relevant field of study
    • in case of 60-83 credits, the applicant need to take additional exams in the first 2 semesters of the MSc course
    • in case of 0-59 credits, the applicant needs to study for 2 semesters PRIOR to the MSc course to collect the 84 credits (supplementary studies) 
  • Location of the course: Gödöllő/ Hungary
  • Language requirements: B2 level certificate, certificate about studies in English or official document about studying subjects in English.
  • Tuition Fee: 3000 EURO / semester
  • Course curriculum

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