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  • Place of teaching Bologna
  • Language English
  • Type of access Open access with assessment of personal competencies
  • Learning activities Course structure diagrams

The master degree builds experts in the application of precision and sustainable agriculture techniques with specific skills in the field of plant or animal production. The programme adopts an interdisciplinary approach addressing a variety of topics such as technology innovation (for smart agricultural systems, spatial information and machinery for animal housing), precision agriculture (for field cropping, orchard and sustainable water management) economics and policy of innovation in agriculture, precise crop protection, biotechnology for sustainability, low impact and sustainable monogastric, ruminants, poultry, rabbit and aquaculture management. Graduates possess abilities to interact professionally with stakeholders and researchers of both technological and agricultural sectors.

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

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme

To engage yourself in sustainable precision agriculture courses to become a tomorrow's farmer

To be a graduate of the global agricultural world thanks to the degree course entirely in English

After the first common year you can specialize in crop or animal production

To discover the link between technological innovation and agricultural productions

To build skills and knowledge needed for leading innovation in agriculture

The course in numbers

  • 55% 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

Survey of disease symptoms by drone in a vineyard

Precise and continuous measurement of fruit growth by a sensor developed by the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Infrared Thermography

Field test with a water-powered weeding machine to evaluate the treatment efficiency

Applications of geospatial technologies to the analysis of rural areas

Our greenhouse

Drone used for diseases survey

Precise and continuous measurement of fruit growth by a sensor developed by the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Word cloud concerning geospatial technologies for agriculture and Smart system for animal housing

Field test with a moving ballast device able to dynamically control the tractor axle loads

Our laboratories

Monitoring of physiological and productive performances of the orchard by drone

Examples of smart systems applied in animal housing

The study rooms


Teaching building

  • Presentation video of Precise and sustainable agriculture