Danube AgriFood Master DAFM joint master program
Joint Master degree study "Sustainability in Agriculture, Food Production and Food Technology in the Danube Region" (Danube AgriFood Master – DAFM) focuses on sustainable development as competent response to the upcoming challenges of climate change and protection and promotion of livelihoods. It uses the Danube region as a model region for all riparian regions worldwide.
DAFM program aims to educate students, who are sensitive to sustainable agriculture and food production. To enhance the safety and stability of food production beside sustaining the environmental resources and eco-system services is crucial for adaptation to climate crisis, overpopulation and natural resources depletion.
The 120 ECTS joint degree MSc DAFM focuses on sustainable development as competent response to the upcoming challenges climate change and protection and promotion of livelihoods. It uses the Danube region as a model region for all riparian regions worldwide. It combines the unique expertise of the HEI-consortium to provide top-quality research based education in sustainable agriculture, soil, water, climate, food security, food production, food technology and intelectual learning as core contents. Program provides a solid basis in all relevant disciplines from natural sciences, engineering, economics to social sciences, offering extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary approaches and intercultural communication and promotes the idea of sustainable bioeconomy.
Full partners offering the DAFM Joint Degree are the Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences (MATE) (HU), the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU) (CZ), the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) (AT), the Slovak University of Agriculture Nitra (SUA) (SK), the University of Zagreb (UNIZG) (HR), the University of Novi Sad (UNS) (RS) and the University of Life Sciences „King Michael I”, Timisoara (ULST) (RO).