Master degree in Environment, Agriculture and Resource Management (INTER-EnAgro)

General

Program Description

Study programme - INTER-EnAgro

General information

The graduate study programme INTER-EnAgro offers theoretical and practical knowledge targeted at sustainable use and management of natural resources such as soil and water as well as positive and negative effects of human activities, primarily agriculture, on these resources. The programme is designed as a continuation of undergraduate studies and enables the continuation of studies at the postgraduate level.

Based on the contemporary teaching process and completely English taught study programme (with the participation of national and international teachers), students will be able to acquire generic and field-specific competencies that are needed to achieve sustainable development goals and to work in different fields of agriculture, environmental protection and sustainable use of natural resources. The objective is to educate experts who will have the knowledge, skills and competencies in the fundamental and applied scientific fields of agriculture, environmental protection and related natural, engineering and biotechnical sciences. Furthermore, the objective is to train students to participate in scientific research in the field of agriculture and environmental protection conducted in higher education institutions and scientific research institutes as well as for further education at the postgraduate study. Teaching in English enables participation in programmes at the international level and also facilitates the exchange of information, upgrading and enhancement of study contents, cooperation with an international partner and capacity building in teaching and research.

Program specificity

The graduate study programme enables students to develop and apply their knowledge, skills and competencies in the following areas: — Knowledge/understanding in fundamental scientific areas of: agriculture, environmental protection and related natural, engineering and biotechnical sciences; — Intellectual skills in fundamental and applied scientific areas - the functioning of natural and agro-ecosystems using the interdisciplinary, holistic approach; — Practical skills and competencies in recognizing the current needs and trends in sustainable development of rural areas, notably the role of agriculture.

Employment opportunities

The study programme opens employment opportunities in areas such as developmental projects or institutions operating in the area of development, higher education, research, private entrepreneurship, counselling firms, institutions responsible for passing legal regulations and enacting them, governmental and non-governmental organizations, local, national and international institutions.

Scientific area of the study programme

Biotechnical sciences

Duration of the study programme

The study program lasts 2 years with a study load of at least 120 ECTS

Admission requirements

The graduate study programme is open to candidates who already have a bachelor’s or equivalent degree in agriculture or forestry, ecology, biology, geology, geography or other related fields, with a minimum of 180 ECTS acquired.

  • Expression of interest (required documents)
  • Filled and signed Application form
  • Copy of bachelor degree (if obtained)
  • Transcript of records
  • CV
  • English Language Proficiency

Language of instruction

All lectures, exercises and group work will be conducted in English. Students must have a good knowledge of English, which they have to prove by at least level B2 according to the European Reference Framework or by presenting their Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English.

Tuition fee

17.500,00 HRK (2.500,00 €) per academic year.

Students with Croatian citizenship and students from EU countries pay 50% of tuition.

Contact

Prof. Gabrijel Ondrasek, PhD - study programme coordinator
Email: gondrasek@agr.hr
Phone: +385 1 239 3702

International relations office
Email: umo@agr.hr
Phone: +385 1 239 3611

Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

The University of Zagreb (1669) is the oldest and biggest university in South-Eastern Europe. As a comprehensive public Central European University, University of Zagreb offers education and research ... Read More

The University of Zagreb (1669) is the oldest and biggest university in South-Eastern Europe. As a comprehensive public Central European University, University of Zagreb offers education and research and in all scientific fields (arts, biomedicine, biotechnology, engineering, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences) and a broad spectrum of courses at all study levels, from undergraduate to postgraduate. With 29 Faculties, 3 Art Academies and the University Centre for Croatian Studies it is the flagship educational institution in the country, a place where more than 7900 teachers and 72480 students develop knowledge and acquire skills. Read less