MSc in Sustainable International Agriculture

University of Kassel

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Food & Dining, Grounds
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Agriculture
Program Type: Master's Degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The MSc Sustainable International Agriculture (SIA) is a joint venture of two German Universities: The University of Kassel in Witzenhausen (Organic Agricultural Sciences) and the University of Gattingen (Agricultural Sciences). ObjectivesThe SIA study program contribute to the sustainable production of agricultural commodities and food security at specific locations and in an international context. SIA students will be enabled to:understand the ecological interactions of natural and agrarian systems in a global context,acquire up-to-date knowledge in natural and socio-economic sciences,obtain social and methodical skills,apply the acquired knowledge and skills in an international context concerning (organic) agriculture,in order to participate in the world-wide development of resource-efficient agricultural production. All SIA modules are taught in English. The study programme is internationally oriented and offers three possibilities for specialization:International Agribusiness and Rural Development EconomicsInternational Organic AgricultureTropical Agriculture

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