Study Farm Management in Triesdorf

International Farm Management

Lead internationally to success - become an M.Sc. in Farm Management and improve agricultural production worldwide through your knowledge.

Your studies in a nutshell
  • Duration  4 semesters
  • Language  English
  • Location  Campus Triesdorf
  • Semester  Summer semester
Master of Science (M. Sc.)
Admission restriction



Start your M.Sc. in International Farm Management at HSWT

From business management to business informatics, you will deepen your knowledge of the analysis and development possibilities of agricultural companies in the international Master in Farm Management. You analyse agricultural production in a practice-oriented manner and make international organisational and cost comparisons. The Master in Farm Management also provides for application-oriented project and team work at home and abroad.

Whether corporate or agricultural-economic consulting, agricultural and regional development concepts or applied research and development projects - after graduating from the University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf, our agricultural and management experts will impress you with their solid specialist knowledge and transnational competence. Students of the agricultural science degree programmes at HSWT benefit from the many years of professional and pedagogical expertise of our teaching staff.

The degree programme is internationally oriented, with students from now eleven countries. Therefore, the courses are held in English.

The international Master's programme in International Farm Management provides you with these skills:

  • You will receive a comprehensive education in applied agricultural economics.
  • You gain experience in project and team work.
  • You gain experience abroad and knowledge of different mentalities.
  • You learn to conduct management consultations.
  • You can draw up business plans.
  • You can conduct qualification courses.
  • You learn presentation, sales and negotiation techniques.
  • You acquire good German language skills.

Study contents of the Master International Farm Management

Our goal during the International Farm Management Master's programme is to ...

  • ... to train you as a specialist for application-oriented Agricultural Management on the basis of a previous agricultural degree.
  • ... to provide you with theoretical and practical knowledge with which you can independently and responsibly take on a wide range of tasks in the management and consulting of agricultural enterprises.
  • ... to provide you with the competence to represent this subject area in agricultural research, agricultural administration and in service companies.
  • ... to teach you all the basics so that you can pass on your own knowledge as a teacher in basic and further training, if necessary after further pedagogical qualification.

Study Structure: Your Path to the Master International Farm Management

The Master International Farm Management is characterised by an application-oriented study programme with comprehensive learning content from the agricultural economics subject areas, including business informatics. The various teaching methods, in particular project studies and computer-assisted business simulations, are designed to promote the practical training of students and to practise working out solutions to problems in teams. With the help of case studies and international organisational and cost comparisons, cross-national subject content is taught.

Career Prospects as M.Sc. International Farm Management

After the Master's degree, you can take on the following management tasks - depending on the orientation of the previous Agriculture degree - after an induction period:

  • Agriculture enterprises
    Management of larger agricultural enterprises
  • Training & consulting
    Management consulting, adult education
  • Planning, implementation & assessment of agricultural projects or joint ventures
    Design and planning of public and private sector projects in the agricultural sector at national and international level, business and macroeconomic assessment of projects, management of project implementation.
  • Trade & Services
    National and international agricultural trade, trade in livestock and meat, marketing, activities with market and price reporting agencies, accounting firms, in tax consultancy, with banks and insurance companies, product and sales consultancy in the relevant industry (plant protection, animal feed, fertilisers, agricultural technology, nutrition trade).
  • Agricultural administration
    Organisation and implementation of state support programmes, design and implementation of agricultural policy measures, cooperation with foreign institutions.
  • Organisation, cooperatives, settlements
    Clerical work in international organisations, professional associations, cooperatives, settlements, rural youth organisations; management of self-help organisations.

Admission to the Master's Programme International Farm Management

Certain admission requirements apply to the Master's degree programme International Farm Management. In the event that the number of qualified applicants exceeds the admission capacity set by the University of Applied Sciences, the selection is made by the examination board. The supplementary application documents are taken into account.

Application for the Master International Farm Management

If you meet the study requirements, you must apply by the deadline of 15 June of the respective academic year. You can find more information on our study programme portal.

Study International Farm Management in Triesdorf - Your Advantages:

  • balanced combination of theory & practice with opportunities for personal development
  • deep insights into German & international companies in the agricultural industry
  • excellent job prospects for management positions all over the world
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