International horticulture management top rated programme 2022

International Horticulture & Management

Field of interest
Field of interest
Plant sciences
Education type
Bachelor programme
2 years

Would you like to contribute towards a more sustainable horticultural sector by means of technological developments? Would you for instance like to be an advisor at a manufacturer of (biological) pesticides or an international sales person at a flower bulb breeder? The study programme International Horticulture & Management will prepare you for such a career. We do not only train you as an international advisor or salesperson, but we also offer you the opportunity to work on your entrepreneurial skills.

Why this programme?

  • Graduates of this programme will have first-hand knowledge of horticultural practices in the Netherlands, one of the leading EU countries in horticulture and plant breeding.
  • Study at one of the renowned agricultural universities in the Netherlands in the field of agricultural entrepreneurship and in the leading agricultural and agribusiness region of France
  • This study is ranked as a Top Rated Programme by the Keuzegids 2021
  • The study focuses on applied practical education at our own practice facilities
  • Get your bachelor’s degree in Horticulture & Arable Farming in 2 years
  • Close cooperation with (international) horticultural companies and research institutes
  • Follow part of study programme with Erasmus scholarship
  • Location: Dronten
  • Short degree (bachelor's degree)
  • Duration: 2 years, full-time
  • Language: English
  • Number of credits: 120 ECTS
  • Start date: September
  • Application deadline EU-students:  1 May
  • Application deadline non-EU students: 1 April
  • Tuition fee EU 2022-2023: €2209
  • Tuition fee non-EU 2022-2023: €7676

More information

  • The two-year programme International Horticulture & Management of Aeres University of Applied Sciences Dronten prepares you for your future role in international horticulture. You will study in Dronten and also spend some time at ESA Angers, France. During your study programme, you will learn more about various production systems and carry out various assignments in the field of high-tech plant production systems. We will also prepare you for the international horticultural field in the areas of financial, strategic and business management.

    During the period in France, you will immerse yourself in plant breeding and experimentation. You will study topics like plant pathology, genetics and crop protection. How could plant breeding be used to respond to the climate challenges we are facing?

    In the second year you will choose your field of specialisation: entrepreneurship, breeding or horticultural advisor. You will join two minors in your chosen field of specialisation, do an internship and write your graduation thesis.

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    • Completion of at least two years of university studies in a related subject relevant to the study programme, in such a way that the resulting combined study pathway is plausible in its entirety.
    • A minimum score of 550 in the TOEFL English test or a formally recognized equivalent, such as the IELTS (level 6.0) or IBT (79).
    • The ability to formulate coherently in written English, and to have a vision of international horticulture and management. Essay writing is part of the admission procedure.
    • Strong motivation for success in the sector.
    • Team spirit and a flexible attitude in an international working environment.
  • Upon successfully completing the programme, you will receive a bachelor’s degree in Horticulture & Arable Farming. Click here for degree comparability information.

    As a bachelor in Horticulture & Arable Farming, you can further your studies In a master’s degree programme or you can look forward to a career as:

    • An agricultural entrepreneur
    • An advisor in plant production and horticulture
    • An international sales representative
    • An agricultural researcher, innovator or developer
    • A marketeer who develops markets and devises marketing strategies for agricultural products

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