Master of Science (MSc) in Sustainable Development in Agriculture (AGRIS MUNDUS) – University of Copenhagen

Master of Science (MSc) in Sustainable Development in Agriculture (Agris Mundus)

As an MSc in Sustainable Development in Agriculture, you will work with all critical aspects of agriculturally related development activities, from soil fertility management to rural livelihood strategies in the developing countries.

The programme is offered in English.

PLEASE NOTE: Application for this programme is closed in 2016. We expect to reopen for admission in 2017.


"I want to help fight hunger and poverty in developing countries. One of the best ways to do this is through agricultural development

Mayling, MSc student, Sustainable Development in Agriculture

During the two-year MSc programme, you focus on many different aspects of agricultural development, from the development of cropping systems and sustainable food systems to the increase of livestock prodution. The preservation of natural resources, especially land, water, forests and biodiversity is also a key element in the programme.

The learning approach is field-oriented, and you will obtain skills in techniques for collecting data under different conditions combined with training in the research process.

Sustainable Development in Agriculture is part of the EU-funded Erasmus Mundus programme. It is offered by a consortium of six European universities: Wageningen University and Research Centre, University of Cork, Universiy of Catania, Universidad Polytécnica de Madrid, Montpellier SupAgro and University of Copenhagen. You are required to study at two of these universities of your choice and depending on which academic profile you want.

Read more about the academic profile and career opportunities.