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Scienze e tecnologie agrarie

University of Padua
Italy, Padua
Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and the Environment Italy, Agripolis, Viale dell'Università 16 - 35020 Legnaro (Padua)
Tuition fee €2,600 per year

In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees for a.y. 2019/20 (see below).

The total amount of tuition fees due per each academic year can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”. For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see:

Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €187 one-time

In order to accept your place at the University of Padova, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.

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The course builds, on the base of the solid preparation given by the undergraduate course, advanced knowledge about agricultural systems preparing highly skilled professionals able to use their broad range of competences to interpreter, describe and solve, also in an innovative way problems connected with agriculture with a major emphasis on relationships between production techniques and environment. The course gives also a deep understanding and knowledge and the ability to manage problems connected with crop production and protection, and agricultural enterprises management. To better satisfy the stakeholders’ needs the program is articulated into 2 different levels. The first one is aimed to give students base information in the fields of Agricultural economy and politics, agronomy, plant genetics, soil fertility and plant nutrition, crop physiology and mechanization. The second level is more specific and aimed to give specific technical skills on horticulture, husbandry, integrated pest management, land and water management, professional evaluation and agricultural, environmental and land planning law

Programme structure

- Curriculum “Difesa dei vegetali”
- Curriculum “Produzioni vegetali”
- Curriculum “Professionale”

Career opportunities

The graduate can perform planning, management, control and coordination activity on agricultural production systems in order to satisfy market and consumer needs in terms of quality security and safety of produce. He is able to minimize inputs used in the system preserving the environment, not only in the food production chain but also as regard as landscape and historical and cultural contexts. He is also able to participate in setting up and manage some base and applied research project.
His activity is mainly performed in firms of the Primary sector as far as production aspects are concerned and in the Agroindustry and public organization for planning, analysis, control certification tasks. The graduate can apply for the exam for “professional order”.

Apply now! Academic year 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2019
Apply now! Academic year 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2019
Apply now! Academic year 2020/21
Application start
Jan 7, 2020
Application deadline
Mar 7, 2020 23:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States