Danube AgriFood Master – DAFM” joint master program
Sustainability in Agriculture, Food Production and Food Technology in the Danube Region (Danube AgriFood Master – DAFM) is a two-year (120 ECTS) joint degree master in English.
It is a unique blend covering the whole food supply chain from a sustainable combination of ecologycal and conventional agriculture, food safety, soil, water and climate issues, biotechnology, energy systems, which are hot issues worldwide, also proven by the world pandemic as well as the extended circle of DAFM supporters (ministries, companies, NGOs). The added value of DAFM is the combination of special expertise and complementary strengths of each university in a jointly integrated, interdisciplinary curriculum.
Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Hungary (MATE), Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic (CZU), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria (BOKU), University of Zagreb, Croatia (UNIZG), University of Life Sciences „King Michael I" from Timisoara (ULST), Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Slovak Republic (SUA) and University of Novi Sad, Serbia (UNS) offer up-to-date, research based teaching contents and methods to students with a BSc and background in natural, technological and economic sciences.
DAFM Alumni have academic knowledge focusing on the Danube Region (perfectly transferable to any other river basin area), as well as transversal skills (critical thinking, foreign languages, intercultural competences, entrepreneurial qualifications).
The acquired skills and comprehensive knowledge enables graduates to successfully work for public offices, research institutes, development agencies, regional advisory companies, wholesalers/retailers, food-processing companies, NGOs and governmental institutions. Involvement of companies and similar stakeholders guarantees the constant analysis and update of the curriculum with regard to job-market needs.