European master's Agroecology

The double degree Agroecology is a European master's especially for students with a strong interest in sustainable agriculture and agroecosystem management. This programme is part of the Organic Agriculture master's and gives you the possibility to understand structure and function of complex agroecosystems.

European Master Agroecology

Why this programme?

  • A multidisciplinary approach which combines natural science with social science and economics.
  • Two diplomas when you graduate.
  • The opportunity to experiment with different and innovative learning tools.

Study programme of the European master's Agroecology

During the programme Agroecology, you will learn to apply systems approaches in studying, designing and evaluating agricultural systems and food production chains, and develop creative solutions for sustainable farming and marketing of organic products.

On the Programme of Agroecology page you can find the general outline of the programme and more detailed information about courses, theses and internships.

Agroecology in cooperation with ISARA-Lyon
When you choose the double degree programme Agroecology you will complete your first year in Wageningen. The second year you transfer to the Supérieur d'agroalimentaire Rhône-Alpes (ISARA-Lyon) in Lyon, France. This way you can take full advantage of the strength of Wageningen University & Research and ISARA-Lyon.

What is a double degree?

Together with European Partner Universities Wageningen University & Research offers you the opportunity to do your master's programme partly in Wageningen and partly at a partner university. This way you gain international and intercultural experience. You even receive two diplomas when you graduate!

Application and admission

Interested in taking part in the programme of Agroecology? Find out more about the specific admission requirements and the application procedures.

Student experiences

The best way to get to know a place is by getting to know the people. Students share their experiences with you about the master's programme and student life in Wageningen on the page Student experiences.

I wanted to learn the science of agriculture and the science of different agricultural practices.
Student Kirt

Future career

After graduating you have different job opportunities. For example, you could work as a scientist at a research institute or as a consultant advising International Development Agencies. But that is not all, read more career perspectives.

Meet us and events

Do you want to know more about the programme?

Get into personal contact with one of the representatives of Wageningen University & Research. Learn more about the possibilities.