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Business Management in Agriculture & Food is the English variant of the Dutch study programme Business Administration & Agribusiness

Do you see yourself as a future manager, project leader or consultant in the agribusiness or food sector? Or is there a budding entrepreneur within you? Are you looking for a sector that’s dynamic, internationally oriented, innovative and full of challenges?

Do you want to learn how to analyse, organise and use data to become a successful entrepreneur? Are you interested in gaining a broad range of expertise? Or would you prefer to go more in-depth, for example in the world of tomatoes, healthy pizzas, pigs, sausage rolls, etc.? Business Management in Agriculture & Food is a practically oriented management study programme given entirely in English. It prepares you to become the food, agribusiness, business or finance professional necessary for tomorrow’s world.

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About the programme

Anna from Germany and Jens from the Netherlands talk about their experience as students of Business Management in Agriculture & Food in Venlo. They give an overview of the study programme and the teaching approach (lectures, projects, guest lectures and genuine assignments from companies).

They also talk about the many excursions and internships in the agrifood sector: from a tree nursery and dairy farm to a supermarket and consultancy agency, in the Netherlands and abroad. And they explain why they chose an international study programme and why they chose HAS University of Applied Sciences.

More about the programme

Lecture, internship, exchange, project


What are the subjects you’ll be taught? Which teaching methods are used? What skills will you learn?  And how many times will you go on an internship? You will find a general overview of the 4-year study programme in the curriculum.

Curriculum   Study facilities

The study programme in numbers

Facts & Figures

How many first-year students start this study programme? What do current students think of the study programme? How many contact hours do you have in the first year? And how long does it take for graduates in Business Management in Agriculture & Food to find a job? The answers to these questions can be found in Facts & Figures!

Facts & Figures  Tuition fees

Coming prepared

Admission requirements

Which secondary school profile do you need for this study programme? And which extra subjects? What are the other admission requirements? Read which admission requirements apply to this study programme carefully.

Admission requirements   How to apply

Ready for the future!

After graduating

This study programme will educate you to the level of Bachelor in Business Administration. Which jobs does the study programme train you for? What type of positions do Business Management in Agriculture & Food graduates get? What are the possibilities for post-graduate study?

Career prospects   Job opportunities

Experience Business Management in Agriculture & Food

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Open day

Saturday 21 March 2020

Open evening

Thursday 4 juni 2020

Student for a day

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Experiences from experts

Student stories

"I chose HAS because I love getting to know different cultures "


Student Business Management in Agriculture & Food


Read the story of Deborah

"I chose HAS because I love a practical focus and intercultural encounters."


Student Business Management in Agriculture & Food


Read the story of Zakariah

For all your questions


Astrid Jillings

Astrid Jillings

Student Adviser Business Management in Agriculture & Food +31 88 890 30 79


HAS University of Applied Sciences +31 88 890 3600