International Food & Agribusiness is about international sustainable entrepreneurship. That means it’s about doing international business, with respect for people and planet. It’s about learning how to build bridges between different kinds of worlds; betw
- 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
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- Full Degree
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- Program Description:
- During your studies you learn about food systems all over the world. You will find out what sustainable food production means, and understand the relationship between food and health. You will learn about global food supply. You will know all about international business and you will comprehend corporate social responsibility.
International Food & Agribusiness focuses on how to deal with today’s decline of natural food and energy sources. It strives to increase the efficiency of food production without cost to human welfare or the environment. It also explores bio-based economy, which means the use of agricultural produce for non-food, such as bio-plastics or bio-fuels. You learn how to use technological innovations, how to cooperate internationally and how to do sustainable business.
Are you an open-minded person? Are you interested in other cultures and the world around you? Are you creative and motivated and also have a knack for business? International Food & Agribusiness is the right study programme for you!
International Food & Agribusiness is about international sustainable entrepreneurship. That means it’s about doing international business, with respect for people and planet. It’s about learning how to build bridges between different kinds of worlds; between profit and non-profit organisations and between national and international affairs.
Successful completion of this course leads to a Bachelor degree in International Food & Agribusiness. International Food & Agribusiness has been developed in consultation with companies from the agri-food industry. This ensures what you learn is directly applicable and relevant to real business. For that reason, graduates from this course are in high demand, both in the Netherlands and abroad. As a generalist with a wide view of the entire agricultural production chain, you are the link that brings the specialists of different sectors together. Whether you end up working for a big multi-national company or a smaller enterprise, you are the one who builds bridges between the many domains of the agricultural industry and finds the key to making it more sustainable. You can work for consultancy firms or business-development agencies, development organisations dedicated to promoting fair trade and social corporate responsibility, or any internationally oriented company in the agri-food sector. Your strength will be your ability to function well in an international environment and easily find the connection between various agricultural domains.
- Setting Description:
- The city of 's-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch for short) is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in the Netherlands. Den Bosch is the capital city of the region North-Brabant and currently counts around 140.000 inhabitants. It is located in the South of the Netherlands, about 80 km from Amsterdam and 90 km from the border to Germany and Belgium. Den Bosch is famous for its pleasant and lively atmosphere. It offers something for everyone: museums and culture, shopping, nature and cuisine.
- The tuition fee for EU student is 1906 € per year. The tuiton fee for non-EU students is 6500 € per year. Every non-EU student who enrolls in one of the English-taught Bachelor programmes of HAS University of Applied Sciences is awarded a grant of 1000 Euro. This grants has already been deducted from the tuition fee. HAS University of Applied Sciences does not award individual grants.
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