Agricultural scientists make a valuable contribution to ensuring reliable, ecological, economical and socially sustainable human nutrition. Here they strive to optimise the use of limited natural resourcesThere are three specialisations to choose from in the Master’s degree programme:Agricultural Economics takes an in-depth look at economic and social aspects in the use of natural resourcesAnimal Sciences covers basic knowledge in subjects such as genetics, nutrition, physiology and animal husbandryPlant Sciences deals with issues of plant production, plant protection and genetics.The specialisation is enhanced by specific supplementary subjects and general electives which may be selected from the entire ETH and University of Zurich offering. A compulsory professional internship establishes the connection between theory and practice and enables students to gain valuable interpersonal and soft skills. The six-month Master’s thesis completes the programme.
Applicants should have a bachelor degree with a major in Agricultural Sciences,Agricultural/Agronomy Sciences or equivalent.Applicants from non-anglophone countries should provide proof of English proficiency.Application deadline for non EU students is December 15.