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Organic Agriculture and Food Systems

Master (2 years) of Science in Agrobiology, 120 ECTS
Agriculture and environment

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Erasmus Yes


The MSc programme in Organic Agriculture and Food Systems (EUR-Organic) is a unique degree that combines high-ranking research environments with state-of-the-art knowledge from industry leaders in organic food production. It prepares students to develop the solutions of tomorrow. Students will focus on goals such as high crop yields, high animal welfare, and low environmental impact. They will learn how agriculture systems and current methods of food production work. They will focus on developing intelligent solutions to problems.

This programme is a collaboration between four leading European universities in the field of agriculture and life sciences (Aarhus University, University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, University of Natural Resources and Life Science in Vienna, and Warsaw University of Life Sciences).   Students will spend one year at their chosen home university and one year at their chosen host university, and will receive degrees from both institutions. Each university takes a different thematic approach to organic food production. Aarhus University’s specialisms include organic agriculture with focus on animal or plant production, health, and welfare/nutrition.   For detailed information on the different universities’ specialisms, visit

Denmark is a world leader in organic food production. Its government was one of the first to prioritise organic production, and an increasingly high percentage of food produced in Denmark today is organic.   This programme gives students an international profile, network and perspective. Students will be exposed to differing parameters in different countries and agriculture systems around the world. They will learn from their peers’ different ways of approaching a problem – very important in an increasingly globalised industry.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the programme can choose from a wide range of careers in supporting organic farming development. Recent graduates have worked in research, with authorities and advisory services in primary production, and even in teaching.


To find out more about admission to the MSc in Agrobiology - Organic Agriculture and Food systems  please visit the programme’s website.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 
Read more about tuition fees

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at →

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System


Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01


Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01


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