Aeres University of Applied Sciences, Dronten, students, international studies

Agricultural Development in Emerging Countries

5 months
Education type
Exchange programme
Field of interest
Field of interest

The study programme

Agricultural development is a very important theme in various countries in Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and South America, Fortunately, there are many internationally active companies and other organisations that facilitate the development of livestock farming, crop farming and horticulture in these so-called emerging countries. Our exchange programme in Agricultural Development in Emerging countries prepares you for the job of guiding and advising these organisations. It also provides you with an international learning experience and the opportunity to add value to your undergraduate programme.

Admission requirements

This is how you get admitted

  • Do you have any questions about admission?

    Please contact our International Office by sending an email to

Practical matters

What you need to know...

  • Application
    • Programme duration: 1 September –31 January
    • Application is open as of 1 October
    • Application deadline: 1 May

    The International Office will inform you via email about the application procedure as soon as your home university or university of applied sciences has informed us that you have been nominated for an exchange programme.

  • Fees and funding

    When you're going to study abroad, it's good to know what to expect finanicially. Here you can find information about tuition fees and other (study) costs.

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A student’s perspective

Arable farming students from Aeres University of Applied Sciences in greenhouse with capsicum
student from Aeres University of Applied Sciences with DeLaval milking robot at dairy farm at Aeres Farms
Arable farming student from Aeres University of Applied Sciences with tomatoes in greenhouse
Programme content

This is what you will learn

This programme is a minor of 15 ECTS that is made up of 4 modules. All 4 modules involve practical training in the form of an internship and projects that you carry out for an agricultural business. This concludes with you presenting a proposal for improvements in an advisory meeting with the business involved.


  • Assessment
  • Global Livestock Farming, Crop Farming and Horticulture
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Agricultural Development in Emerging Countries