International Food & Agribusiness, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
  • 6630
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
During your studies you learn everything about how food is produced and processed in different countries and cultures, and how you can make these supply chains more sustainable. You work on smart solutions that make it possible to produce sufficient and healthy food, now and in the future, while going easy on our natural resources. The International Food & Agribusiness programme is offered by HAS University of Applied Sciences.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


Sustainable international business, that’s what the study programme International Food & Agribusiness at HAS University of Applied Sciences is all about. That means doing international business with respect for people and planet. Are you open-minded and interested in other cultures and the world around you? Are you motivated, innovative, and have a knack for business? Then International Food & Agribusiness at HAS University of Applied Sciences is the right study programme for you!

But aside from the technical and business knowledge, you also learn everything about international cooperation and corporate social responsibility, because all that is part of sustainability too. You glimpse into the worlds of (international) corporations and non-profit organisations. You experience how to build bridges between different interests and cultures and how together, you can do truly sustainable business in the world of food and agribusiness.

Job Prospects

International Food & Agribusiness has been developed in consultation with companies from the agri-food industry. This ensures what you learn is directly applicable and relevant to real business. As a generalist with a wide view of the entire agricultural production chain, you are the link that brings the specialists of different sectors together. Whether you end up working for a big multi-national company or a smaller enterprise, you are the one who builds bridges between the many domains of the agricultural industry and finds the key to making it more sustainable.

You can work for consultancy firms or business-development agencies, development organisations dedicated to promoting fair trade and social corporate responsibility, or any internationally oriented company in the agri-food sector. Your strength will be your ability to function well in an international environment and easily find the connection between various agricultural domains.

Successful completion of this course leads to a Bachelor degree in International Food & Agribusiness.Upon graduation you are a well-trained professional who is able to work in an international team and address projects in a systematic and practice-oriented manner.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Global Food Systems
  • Crop Production
  • Coaching & Skills
  • Circular Economy
  • Domain track (Animal, Crop, Food)
  • Transition & Leadership in Future Food Systems
For more information please visit the programme website.

Academic Requirements

The admission requirement for this 4-year Bachelor programme is a secondary school diploma, equivalent to the Dutch HAVO diploma, with the final-year subject mathematics. Practical (work-) experience is beneficial but not obligatory. The level of your diploma will be assessed after HAS has received your complete application form. If you want to know how your secondary school diploma is evaluated in the Netherlands before you apply, check the information in the Nuffic Country Modules.

  • Requirements British students (students from England and Wales)

GCSE in at least 4 subjects (grade A-C) and GCE with at least 2 subjects at advanced subsidiary level (in 6 different subjects).

Specific requirements: Mathematics should be at least GCSE level.


BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (sector Land-based and Environment)

Please note that we always need to assess the value of your diploma. Nuffic will check your diploma for authenticity and academic level.

  • Exemption English language test

International students are exempted from having to take a mandatory language test in case the student obtained a diploma of secondary education in a country listed in the diploma list drawn up on behalf of the associations of institutions of higher education, as published on the website of the Code of Conduct.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 6630 International
  • EUR 1984 EEA
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EU and EER students have the possibility to apply for a study loan from the Dutch government.

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