Master of Science (MSc) in Agricultural Sciences at The University of Hohenheim

University of Hohenheim 4 Semesters
Germany Full Time
Master of Science (MSc) Onsite

International agricultural program with a focus on development cooperation

Continual population growth has caused an increase in the demand for sufficient and healthy food. AgriTropics, therefore, follows an interdisciplinary approach to increase agricultural production in the tropics and subtropics in a sustainable way without losing sight of the scarcity of existing resources. Students are prepared in a targeted manner for research focused on the development and are qualified to lead interdisciplinary teams.

Focus on sustainable agricultural systems with the goal of food security
Application of course content in ongoing research projects
Outstanding career opportunities in international organizations
The curriculum is designed to convey the following abilities and competences:

Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of natural resources and their influence on agricultural products in the tropics and subtropics.
Consideration of agricultural production systems and methods in view of the nutrient cycle
Knowledge transfer to derive management recommendations and evaluate various sustainability strategies
Evaluation of infrastructure-related limitations to market access
Development of specific development approaches for the sustainable increase of agricultural production

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Course Details:

In the first year of studies, the students complete six compulsory modules. These are made up of various fields with a focus on tropic and sub-tropic areas. The topics handled include plant and animal production, ecology and resource management, and methods on interdisciplinary cooperation.

Besides the compulsory modules, students have the opportunity to choose three elective modules from more than 15 modules related to the tropics and sub-tropics.

Enrollment Requirements:

Students require an above-average Bachelor of Science or an equivalent degree in Agricultural or Natural Sciences or a related discipline based on at least three years of university studies or German FH studies.

Over and above these general entry requirements, the selection is based on grades, educational background, motivation, and relevant professional experience.

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Costs/Tuition Fees:

1,500 Euro

Language Requirements:

  • TOEFL with at least 90 points on the Internet-based test.
  • IELTS (academic exam) with an overall band score of at least 6.5
  • Cambridge EFL Certificate of Advanced English
  • Cambridge Business English Certificate BEC Higher
  • London Chamber of Commerce Level 3
  • TELC B2 (at least “good”)
  • Trinity Certificate / ISE III
  • Concert II (at least “good”)

Please note: All applicants have to submit proof of English proficiency even if their previous studies were taught in English, unless they have studied in the USA, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia or New Zealand.

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About the University/Institution:

The oldest university in Stuttgart, the University of Hohenheim, is unique in its strong specialization.

Founded in 1818 after devastating famines, the University of Hohenheim is not only engaged in intensive basic research but has traditionally also been committed to developing innovative solutions for some of society’s pressing problems. To do so, the University of Hohenheim engages in a combination of scientific disciplines that is unique among German universities.

Application Deadline:

15 March each year for non-EU citizens
15 July each year for EU citizens

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