Sustainable agriculture


Degree: Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.)
Length of Study: 7 semesters
Course content: German
Enrolment: each summer and winter term (no admission restrictions)
Application deadlines for the first semester of study: November until 15.03 of each year  (summer term), May until 15.07. of each year (winter term)
Pre-study training: evidence of six-month practical pre-study training/internship or relevant, to be completed by the beginning of the 3rd semester



1st semester of study:

  • Fundamentals of Farm Animal Husbandry
  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Agricultural Engineering and Construction
  • Botany and general breeding theory
  • Economics
  • Communication and project management
  • Elective modules in Interdisciplinary Studies (1st - 7th semester)

2nd semester of study

  • Controlling and tax theory
  • Soil Science and Resource Conservation
  • Applied statistics and mathematics
  • Agricultural policy and agricultural law
  • Digitization and innovation management
  • Fundamentals of Academic Work, Seminar I

3rd semester of study

  • Ethology and Health in livestock husbandry
  • Agricultural management
  • Environmental economics and Sustainability concepts
  • Management of sustainable value chains
  • Plant Nutrition and Ecology
  • Phytomedicine

4th semester of study

  • Animal Nutrition
  • Corporate Governance and Human Resource Management
  • Marketing and Marketing Management
  • Crop and Forage Production
  • Grassland Farming and Crop Cultivation Project
  • Seminar II

5th semester of study

  • Practical training study semester (16 weeks)

6th semester of study

  • Practical semester
  • Seminar III
  • Elective Module acc. to module catalogue

7th semester of study

  • Thesis
  • Colloquium



  • general higher education entrance qualification

Here you can find more information on the university entrance qualification

Information and application deadlines for applicants with a foreign university entrance qualification can be found at

Application Deadlines

Please apply in good time so that you can start your studies smoothly!

Information about the date of the first term student welcome event, and thus the start of your studies, can be found here.

The processing time for your application can take up to 2 weeks and the last possible date for enrolment is 31.03. for the summer semester and 30.09. for the winter semester.

Applications for the first semester of study:

  • November until 15.03. of each year (summer term)
  • May until 15.09. of each year (winter term)

Information on application deadlines and procedures for applicants with a foreign university entrance qualification can be found at

Application Documents

Documents to be submitted (as upload):

  1. certificate of university entrance qualification
  2. evidence of 6-month pre-study practical training/ internship related to the course, which must be provided at enrolment. The guidelines and further information on the pre-study training can be found under the respective study regulations or here.
  3. certificate in the event of a name change (e.g. marriage certificate)
  4. certificate of exmatriculation (de-registration) if you are studying/have studied the same course of study for which you are requesting admission to a first semester of study
  5. if applicable, certification of civic/social service (armed forces, year of social and ecological work, EU voluntary work, charity work, development agencies, etc)
  6. evidence of completed professional training (exam certificate)
  7. evidence of previously study periods by means of study certificates
  8. evidence of previously completed courses (when applying for a higher semester)
  9. if applicable, proof of sufficient German language skills for applicants without a German university entrance qualification and without a German university degree (enrolment requirement in the case of admission)
  10. second degree: certificate of the first professional degree, study certificates, certificate of exmatriculation (de-registration) and a detailed written justification. Applicants are only allowed to name one degree programme. You can find more information here.

Admissions Procedure

When your documents have been checked positively, you receive an invitation to enrol.

You are informed of the enrolment deadline with the notification of admission. If enrolment is not made on time, the right to the study place expires irrevocably. You can find more information on enrolment here.


There is a compulsory fee charged each semester for the Student Services Authority, the student body and the semester travel ticket.

Also, there is an administration charge for enrolment. This charge is non-refundable.

Additional information on the above-mentioned fees and charges



Postal Address

Fachhochschule Kiel
Faculty of Agriculture
Admission Office
Grüner Kamp 11
24783 Osterrönfeld

Tel.: 04331 845-0

E-Mail: agrarwirtschaft.verwaltung@fh-kiel.d


Admission Office
Grüner Kamp 11
24783 Osterrönfeld

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 09:00-12:00
or by appointment