International Food and Agribusiness is a bachelor program in English language at HAS University of Applied Sciences.
How do we ensure that there is sufficient and healthy food for everyone on this planet, now and in the future? The solution to this challenging question lies in international enterprise with respect for people and the environment. That is exactly what the Bachelor programme International Food & Agribusiness is about. Are you curious about other cultures? Are you motivated, creative and pragmatic? Then this English-taught study programme will be perfect for you!
The study programme International Food & Agribusiness will teach you how food is produced and processed in different countries and cultures, and how this can be achieved in a sustainable way, with respect for people and the environment. The economical use of resources is a part of that. You will be working on smart solutions which will allow us to produce sufficient and healthy food now and in the future. Besides technical knowledge about plants, animals, food and health, you will learn everything about international cooperation and enterprise. We will be looking at business and not-profit organisations, as by building bridges between various interests you can do business sustainably in the world of food & agribusiness.
In year two you can choose between the three domains:
- Animal Production
- Crop Production
- Food Processing & Nutrition
This program 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. 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.
Successful completion of this course leads to a Bachelor degree in International Food & Agribusiness (Bachelor of Business Administration, BBA). Upon graduation you are a well-trained professional who is able to work in an international team and address projects in a systematic and practice-oriented manner.
Location: Den Bosch, the Netherlands
Duration: 4 years
Main subjects: Global Food Business, Biobased Economy, Supply Chain Management
Admission requirements: You can contact our student consultants HERE.