International Horticulture & Management

International Horticulture & Management

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

The study programme

To feed the world population, the international food industry relies heavily on the horticultural sector for produce to turn into food products. Unfortunately, horticultural sector is faced with a multitude of challenges, such as soil deterioration, plant diseases insect pests, drought and excessive rainfall. So, maybe you can imagine that it needs aspiring professionals like yourself to develop innovative plant production systems. Our exchange programme in International Horticulture & Management provides you with an international learning experience and the opportunity to add value to your undergraduate programme. It is part of a bachelor’s degree programme with the same name and teaches you all there is to know about creating a sustainable and profitable horticultural sector.

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.

  • Other practical matters

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A student’s perspective

Horticulture students from Aeres University of Applied Sciences in field
Arable farming students from Aeres University of Applied Sciences in field with cabbage
Arable farming students from Aeres University of Applied Sciences in greenhouse with capsicum
Programme content

This is what you will learn

This programme is made up of 2 modules of 13 ECTS each. Both modules involve practical training in the form of research that you carry out for a grower. This concludes with you presenting a report with your findings and a proposal for improvements in an advisory meeting.