Engineering Management in Agribusiness

Study program Bachelor of Engineering Management in Agribusiness is designed in accordance with the Law on Higher Education and Bologna Declaration. Its main objective is to provide comprehensive and quality education, as well as to prepare generations of young professionals for successful business and/or academic careers in the field of biotechnology by implementation of engineering and managerial skills and knowledge.

Another important objective of the study program “Bachelor of Engineering Management in Agribusiness” is to provide students with competencies and skills needed for employment in various organizations engaged in agribusiness and agriculture. The demand for young and competent staff in the area of agribusiness and agriculture is increasingly on the rise with the contemporary development of society. The need for this new profile of experts exists on the national as well as international level. Therefore, by implementation of this study program, through an adequate combination of interdisciplinary knowledge, our students will become highly qualified for jobs in numerous organizations in the domain of agriculture and agribusiness.

Undergraduate studies last 4 years and are worth 240 ECTS points/credits. Upon completion of the study program: “Engineering Management in Agribusiness”, students are conferred the academic degree of a BACHELOR of ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT IN AGRIBUSINESS, after which students can continue with master studies which last 1 year.

Teaching is carried out in small groups where students work in direct contact with their teachers and mentors. Emphasis is put on individual development of students, creativity, teamwork, practical knowledge and use of modern technology. Occasional visits of economic experts also contribute to the quality of lecturing.

Study programme curriculum

Bachelor of Engineering Management in Agribusiness

 Course TitleSemesterLecturesPracticeECTS
I year
1. Mathematics and Statistics I 3 2 8
2. Financial Accounting I 3 2 8
3. Soil Fertility and Agro chemistry I 2 3 7
4. Microbiology I 2 3 7
5. Basics of Agricultural Production Techniques II 3 2 8
6. Agroecology II 3 2 8
7. Elective course 1 II 2 3 7
8. Elective course 2 II 2 3 7
Student chooses two courses from the list:
* English language I - general course
* Business Communication
* Economic Law
* Botany
II year
1. Fundamentals of Agricultural Production III 3 2 8
2. Fundamentals of Livestock Breeding III 3 2 8
3. Agricultural Economics III 2 3 7
4. Informatics III 2 3 7
5. Agricultural Policy and Rural Development IV 3 2 8
6. Entrepreneurship IV 3 2 7
7. Elective course 3 IV 2 3 7
8. Elective course 4 IV 2 3 7
Student chooses two courses from the list:
* Business English
* Economics of Farm Household
* Economics of Agricultural Machinery
* Microeconomics
Internship 1 IV - - 1
III year
1. Engineering in Sustainable Plant Production V 3 2 8
2. Engineering in Sustainable Livestock Breeding V 3 2 8
3. Engineering Natural Resources Management V 2 3 7
4. Technologies for Processing Agricultural Products V 2 3 7
5. Corporate Finance VI 3 2 8
6. Environmental Management VI 3 2 7
7. Elective course 5 VI 2 3 7
8. Elective course 6 VI 2 3 7
Student chooses two courses from the list:
* Engineering in Food Industry
* Engineering in Forestry
* Engineering in Fish Farming
* Medicinal Plants
Internship 2 VI - - 1
IV year
1. Engineering Management of Renewable Resources VII 2 3 7
2. Engineering Farm Management in Sustainable Production VII 3 2 7
3. Marketing in Agribusiness VII 3 2 7
4. Strategic Management VII 2 3 7
5. Engineering in Organic Production VIII 4 3 8
6. Investment Management VIII 3 4 8
7. International Agriculture VIII 3 3 7
Internship 3 VIII - - 1
Final paper - Diploma paper VIII - - 8
Total number of ECTS points for four years 240

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