Agriculture (B.Sc.)

Program overview

Degree program Agriculture, compact




Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Type of study

Full-time undergraduate degree program

Standard period of study

6 semesters

Start of studies

Winter semester

Application deadline

Juli 15 (different deadlines for applicants with foreign university entry qualifications, for details please refer to application deadlines with uni-assist)

Application requirements

General higher education entrance qualification, subject-related entrance qualification, advanced technical college entrance qualification or completed preparatory training determined to be equivalent by the competent ministry or a master's certificate or completed training course as a certified technician

Vocational placement / practical phase of studies

Vocational placement / practical phase of studies:
12-month agricultural internship at a recognized training company, completed vocational training in suitable professions and comparable activities are acknowledged / 8 weeks in agricultural preproduction or post-production in the advanced study phase.

Language of instruction


Learning achievements / core competencies

Scientific and socio-economical knowledge (comprehensive expertise) and advanced knowledge of production technology
Fundamental methods from the agricultural sector are mastered, information and communication technologies are utilized (skills)

Key qualifications and interdisciplinary competencies for solving practical professional tasks (practical capability, capacity for teamwork, capacity for lifelong learning)

Specialization options

Free choice and special offerings in the areas of agronomy, livestock science, economy, process engineering, key qualifications. Optional areas of concentration in "Applied Poultry Science" and "Horse Management"

Professional fields of activity

Specialists, managers, and supervisors along the value chains: Business, operations, department, project, and process management; herd management; controlling; experimentation; human settlements; technical and management consultancy; apprenticeship and in-service training; research and development; sales; service; quality assurance; certification; audit; finances and insurance; information management; press and publicity work

Possible employers

Agrarian, food, environmental, energy, and disposal industries including public authorities, administration, associations, consultancies, science, and media

Semester fee

SoSe 2022 - approx. 315 Euro per semester (e.g. for the public transportation ticket)


 Accreditation certificate


Prof. Dr. Heiner Westendarp
Phone: +49 (0)541 969-5055


Prof. Dr. Guido Recke
Phone: +49 (0)541 969-5060


Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Anne Radermacher-Bücker
Phone: +49 (0)541 969-5283