01.1. Agriculture sciences

01 AGRICULTURE & FORESTRY
01.1. Agriculture sciences

Study programmes include topics such as Agriculture | Agriculture Economics | Food Science and Technology | Horticulture | Animal Husbandry | Fisheries

About the programme
Agricultural science is a broad multidisciplinary field that encompasses the parts of exact, natural, economic and social sciences that are used in the practice and understanding of agriculture. Agriculture is the set of activities that transform the environment for the production of animals and plants for human use. The aims of the programme is to strengthen the influence on the food policies and production to contribute the quality of living in Bosnia and Herzegovina and region.

Teaching
Teaching methods include lectures, seminars and personal tutorials, practical sessions, guest speakers. This is all arranged in correlation with lectures/professors. You will also spend a significant amount of time in doing personal study.

Language
Lectures are given in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian. For exchange students it is possible to organize special consultations in English regarding their work, research, exams, paper work or mentorship. You have to check with the Faculty’s coordinator before applying for this institution.

Assessment
Assessment is done by courseware, classroom tests and examinations. Group learning, teamwork, individual work and communication skills are assessed through group studies and reports as well as presentations. Practical work is also a part of the examinations.

Degree and qualifications
The first cycle lasts 3 years of study (total of 180 ECTS) in order to obtain the degree of Bachelor.
The second cycle lasts 2 years of study (total of 120 ECTS) and leads to a Master degree.
The third cycle lasts 3 years of study (total of 180 ECTS) in order to obtain a PhD degree.

Career options
Work in agricultural sectors ranges from the entirely academic pursuits of research and teaching to inspection and other supervisory work to commercial activities of establishing farms, plantations, orchards and carrying on exports of produce from them.

Programmes are taught at:

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SCIENCES
Address: Zmaja od Bosne 8 (Campus), 71000 Sarajevo
Phone: +387 33 225 727
Fax: +387 33 667 429
Web: www.ppf.unsa.ba

Contact person: Prof. Dr. Milenko Blesić, Vice-Dean
Email: m.blesic@ppf.unsa.ba

Offered study programmes (with subject courses):

BACHELOR
MASTER
PhD