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Agri-Food Business Management

Estonian University of Life Sciences
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Jelgava, Kaunas, Tartu
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Application deadline: April 12 - non-EU candidates; May 31- EU, Georgian and Turkish candidates
Agri-Food Business Management

Program description

Agri-Food Business Management

Agri-Food Business Management is a joint study programme of three Baltic universities that renders integrated theoretical knowledge and practical skills for understanding the agricultural and food market and managing agricultural and food industry businesses.  The studies will be held in all three Baltic States, which prepares the graduates for the international career.

Studying agri-food business management will give you insights by the leaders of the most successful agricultural and food businesses and organizations in the Baltic States and competencies to perform successfully in the entire Baltic region as well as internationally. The programme provides a network with the current and future leaders of agricultural and food businesses in the Baltic States and you can experience cultural and business diversity of the three countries.

Our partner universities are Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (LLU), Aleksandras Stulginskis University (ASU).

Admission requirements

Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in business management, economics or related fields from a recognized and accredited university. Applicants with Bachelor’s degree or professional Bachelor’s degree in other specialties are expected to have basic knowledge in management and economics and be prepared to undertake extra self-learning.

Applicants must support their application with a motivation letter. The motivation letter should not exceed 4000 (with spaces) characters limit. Additional admission interview (usually over Skype) is also required. The focus of the interview will be on your motivation and details from your application (previous education and work experience). The time of the interview and practical arrangements will be discussed individually by e-mail. In total, it is possible to collect 10 admission points: 5 points for the motivation letter and 5 points for the interview. Please bear in mind that applicants for the international Master’s program are required to prove their English language proficiency.


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Program content

The studies will be held in all three Baltic States, which prepares the graduates for the international career in agricultural, food industry and bioeconomy businesses and organizations.

First semester in Estonia

Subjects: Agri-food economics & policy, bioeconomy, research strategies and methods, leadership, corporate culture and human resource development, cooperative management.

Second semester in Lithuania

Subjects: Finance management, managerial accounting, and control, strategic management of agribusiness, agribusiness planning and evaluation of investment and development projects.

Third semester in Latvia

Subjects: Operations and supply-chain management in agribusiness, innovation of food system, international agri-food business marketing, integrated marketing communication in agribusiness.

Fourth semester is dedicated to the Master’s thesis and shall take place at the admitting university (with the possibility to select supervisor from other associated universities).

Tuition fees

Programme duration: 2 years

Tuition fees: 2520 EUR (EU countries)/year. Total is 5040 EUR.

3000 EUR (non-EU countries)/year. Total is 6000 EUR (non-EU countries).

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Estonian University of Life Sciences  

Estonian University of Life Sciences is the only university in Estonia whose priorities in academic and research activities provide the sustainable development of natural resources necessary for the existence of Man as well as the preservation of heritage and habitat....


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Why study at Estonian University of Life Sciences

Estonian University of Life Sciences is a highly valued study centre and according to QS World University Rankings, belongs to top 50 universities in the world in the field of Agriculture and Forestry. Our university is located in Tartu - student capital of Estonia. Over 3000 local and 200 international students work and study in our green campus.

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Estonian University of Life Sciences

Kreutzwaldi 1
51006 Tartu
Estonia


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