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Scienze e tecnologie animali

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 €2,623 per year

In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees. Information on 2022/23 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less the same of 2021/22.
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: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees

Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €188 one-time

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

More information

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Overview

The programme provides advanced competences in animal husbandry and the professional skills to carry out complex planning and coordination in rapidly changing economic, social, environmental and ethical scenarios. Graduates also acquire the training principles and background to enter employment and work independently by using their expertise and critical thinking.
Graduates are able to:
1) improve the use of internal and market resources in the livestock farm to enhance its technical and economic efficiency;
2) harmonize the practices to meet the demand of protection and improvement of animal welfare and conservation of local biodiversity, taking into account the environmental and economic impacts and the sustainability at farm and regional level;
3) enhance and innovate animal products (product and process quality, and traceability) in the agri-food chains.
The programme is organised into three areas:
a) efficiency of production processes and quality of animal products, which are developed through teaching activities dealing with the analysis of the evolution of the agri-food chains with regard to society needs, product and process quality of milk, meat and fish, hygiene and health of animal products;
b) protection of animal welfare, biodiversity and the environment, which are developed through teaching activities dealing with the improvement of animal wellbeing in livestock farms and the development of sustainable livestock systems, the management of biodiversity and food safety, the improvement of feeding strategies to reduce the environmental impact of livestock sector;
c) economic, statistical and IT tools for livestock farms and the agricultural chain, which are provided through teaching activities dealing with the economic assessment of rural areas and livestock farms, the project of livestock facilities and systems for the management and valorization of animal wastes, the statistical and IT tools applied to the agri-food chain, the strengthening of English language and the introduction to professional activity.

Career opportunities

Graduates can be employed in:
- companies involved in: genetic selection and improvement of livestock species; acquisition and manufacturing of raw materials, animal feedstuff and supplements; breeding and rearing of livestock animals; planning and design of livestock housing facilities and the storage and disposal of livestock wastes; production, transformation and marketing of animal products;
- breeders organizations and associations, livestock chain industries, including the manufacturing and transformation of animal products; consumer associations;
- business organizations, mass market retailers;
- public and private bodies which carry out activities focused on the planning, analysis, control, certification and statistical analyses at farm and regional level on issues concerning the protection and valorization of food production, and the safeguard of animal welfare, biodiversity and environment;
- teaching of agronomy and livestock husbandry disciplines at the high school;
- private activity as agronomist and zoonomist.

Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application deadline
2 Feb 2022 23:59:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application deadline
2 Feb 2022 23:59:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States