Agri-food Systems and Rural Development (ASRD) is two-year Master's study programme taught in English. The aim of this programme is to prepare graduates to work in agri-food systems and sustainable rural development with specific focus on developing countries and tropical areas. The programme is based on the interdisciplinary approach focused on food production systems in tropics, food processing and use of suitable agricultural technologies based on renewable energy resources. An important component of the program is food security, which plays a key role in sustainable rural development in all developing countries. The students study courses addressing various agricultural production systems, bioresource technology in agriculture, food processing technology, food security, and economic and social aspects of rural development in developing countries. Faculty provides many opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience and practical skills through participation on different international projects. Students are highly encouraged to elaborate their master's thesis in connection to these international projects or with a local or partner institutions situated in developing countries. The studies are terminated by State exam and defence of the Master's thesis. Students get the degree „Inženýr“ - Ing.
Admission interview from: Tropical Agriculture (you can find more information about admission procedure HERE)
Tuition: 5000,- CZK/year (aprox. 180 EUR)
Indicative study plans for ASRD are available HERE.
Study plans of ASRD for current students are available in the University Information System(UIS) HERE.