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The International Master Degree aims to train a figure specialised in the management of animal production systems from a circular perspective. The multidisciplinary approach is developed on three macro-levels of learning: metabolism, animal health and welfare, farming systems and technologies, circular economy. Teaching in English guarantees the acquisition of globally spendable skills.

What will you study?

The programme covers subjects ranging from animal anatomy and physiology to animal production, welfare and health, circular economy and artificial intelligence. The plurality of disciplines guarantees the acquisition of innovative livestock management skills with a perspective of continuous improvement of farming sustainability. The involvement of international speakers enriches the course offering.

Experiences abroad

The programme offers the opportunity to carry out internships in international organisations and participate in exchange programmes. Ad-hoc Erasmus bilateral agreement have been activated with EU Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences Universities. These experiences offer direct contact with international realities providing a real advantage in the international labour market.

Build your own future. This is what you can do with this degree.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme

You will acquire new skills for your future career in the animal production sector in a multicultural and international environment.

You will learn the concepts of sustainability applied to livestock farming in all its facets.

You will be exposed to the latest advances in animal production from a circular economy perspective.

You will have a degree opening to you multiple perspectives in both the private sector and the public research at an international level.

You will be an actor, and a key-role player, of the transition of animal production systems towards an improved sustainability.

The course in numbers

  • 57% International students and students not residing in the region

  • ND Graduates aligned to the exam schedule

  • ND Graduates with experience abroad

  • ND Graduates satisfied with their studies

  • ND Graduates who are working

  • ND Graduates who are not working but are studying or not looking for work

  • ND Graduates who are not working but looking for work


The main entrance of the Department

Aula Magna Messieri

The Aula Magna "Messieri" used for Degree cerimonies, events and conferences

Computer room "Labinf"

A study room

The stable

Our laboratories


The library was built in 1991 and dedicated to Giovanni Battista Ercolani. It's available for students and teachers who study and live in Ozzano.


We have the Domestic Animals Anatomy Museum, and the Pathological Anatomy Museum


The gardens of our location

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