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Danube AgriFood Master

International Joint Degree Master Programme

"Danube AgriFood Master - Sustainability in Agriculture, Food Production and Food Technology in the Danube Region" (DAFM)

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Internships

Internships are an integral part of the Danube AgriFood master curriculum. Each students has to pass through a preparation and a follow-up phase for the individual compulsory internship.

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According to the student’s special interest internships can be proposed and organized by students themselves. In order to guarantee the relevance of the internship for the master programme the proposed placement will be checked by the academic programme coordinators (depending on their specialisation areas). In the follow-up phase students have to submit the internship confirmation of the company/organization that proves the duration and the required 100 working hours. In addition each student has to write a field report that gives an overview of the gained knowledge, skills and the students’ internship experiences.

Reports

  • Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)
    Internship report
    • Project title: "Analysis of effects on microbial biodiversity from tillage practices in soil with next microbial biodiversity from tillage practices in soil with next generation sequencing"

Offers

Partner institutions of the Danube AgriFood Master programme have the possibility to announce their internship offers for students in this section. For further information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Useful links for your individual internship research:

Further supporting partners with possible internship opportunities:

  • Agricultural Ministry of Hungary
  • Association Forum of Organic Agriculture, Poland
  • Bioeconomy Cluster, Slovakia
  • CASEE (www.ica-casee.eu)
  • Chromos Agro, Croatia
  • Danube Rectors’ Conference DRC (www.d-r-c.org)
  • Euroinspekt Croatiakontrola, Croatia
  • FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia
  • Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam
  • Hungarian Chamber of Agriculture, HCA, Gödöllö, Hungary
  • ICA (www.ica-europe.info)
  • IPB Indonesia
  • Martin Hatala, HatMax Slovakia
  • McCarter, Bratislava
  • National Agricultural and Food Centre - VUP research institute Bratislava, Slovakia
  • National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre (Hungary)
  • NÉBIH, National Food Chain Safety Office, Hungary
  • NU3Gen, Slovakia
  • OVY-WEST NGO, Romania
  • OTP Bank, Hungary
  • Prince Songkla University, Thailand
  • Provincial secretariat for science and technological development, Serbia
  • Royal Thimphu College, Bhutan
  • Universidad Nacional Agraria, La Molina, Lima, Peru

Contact


ASK A QUESTION!

Choosing a graduate programme is an important undertaking and you may have questions that are not answered by the information provided on these webpages. If you do have a question, please contact us and we will respond to you as quickly as possible.

Direct your question to Miss Gudrun Reisinger

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All documents upon starting at BOKU must be submitted to:

Danube AgriFood Master Secretariat BOKU
Center for International Relations
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences
Peter Jordan Straße 82a
1190 Vienna
AUSTRIA

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Finances & Living & Job Search

Scholarship possibilites for Danube AgriFood students:

Please note: For mobilities in semester 2, 3 and 4 Danube AgriFood students can apply for scholarships (e.g. Erasmus+ or CEEPUS). For scholarship recipients tuition fees can be waived.
Since the first semester will be spent at BOKU, Vienna (Austria), please inform yourself about funding options for Austria: The Austrian Exchange Service offers an overview on funding options.

Example for financing your DAFM study:

See also mobility track

Semester Tuition fees Scholarships/grants opportunities Living costs on average per month
1st semester at BOKU, Vienna
(Austria)

EU students: 20,20 €
Non EU students*: 726,72 €

Performance related study grants (approx. 700 €) 800-900 €
2nd semester at SZIU
(Hungary)
waived

Erasmus+ scholarship: 360 €/month
or
CEEPUS scholarship: 350 € + 200 € (mobility grant), incl. student dorm

500-700 €
2nd semester at BUASVMBT
(Romania)
waived

Erasmus+ scholarship: 360 €/month
or
CEEPUS scholarship: 120 € + 200 € (mobility grant), incl. student dorm

500 €
3rd semester at UNIZG
(Croatia)
waived Erasmus+ scholarship: 360 €/month
or
CEEPUS scholarship: 170 € + 200 € (mobility grant), incl. student dorm
550 €
3rd semester at UNS
(Serbia)
waived Erasmus+ scholarship: 360 €/month
or
CEEPUS scholarship: 170 € + 200 € (mobility grant), incl. student dorm
500 €
4th semester at any partner university

Please note: Students who would like to study at their home country cannot opt for a CEEPUS scholarship. 
DAFM students can apply at BOKU, Vienna for scholarships.

* At BOKU, Vienna a permanent waiver of tuition fees is granted to degree programme students who are citizens from the following countries, the administrative fee (€ 20,20/semester in 2020) must be paid: Afghanistan, Malawi, Angola, Mali, Bangladesh, Mauritania, Benin, Mozambique, Bhutan, Myanmar, Burkina Faso, Nepal, Burundi, Niger, Cambodia, Rwanda, Central African Republic, Sao Tome und Principe, Chad, Senegal, Comoros, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Solomon Islands, Djibouti, Somalia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Sudan, Gambia, Tanzania, Guinea, Timor-Leste, Guinea-Bissau, Togo, Haiti, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Uganda, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Vanuatu, Lesotho, Yemen, Liberia, Zambia, Madagascar.

Tuition Fees

In the following list below you find information about regular tuition fees at partner universities (as mentioned above, tuition fees can be waived):

BOKU

BUASVM

  • EU-Students: 3000€ per year (for DAFM students waived)

NoviSad

  • 3000€ per year (for DAFM students waived)

SZIU

  • 1500€ per semester, only charged in the one semester spending there (for DAFM students waived)

Zagreb

  • 1000€ per semester (for DAFM students waived)

Living Costs

Austria - Vienna: 800-900€ per month
Croatia - Zagreb: 530€ per month
Hungary - Budapest: 450-750€ per month
Hungary - Gödöllö: 500€ per month
Romania - Timisoara: 500€ per month
Serbia - NoviSad: 500€ per month

Legal Entry to:

Austria: Entry-Residence and Employment
Croatia: Visa requirements overview 
Hungary-Gödöllö: Offical Information 
Romania: contact local programme coordinator
Serbia: contact local programme coordinator

Accommodation

BOKU: Accommodation opportunities 
BUASVM: contact local programme coordinator
NoviSad: Buddy Network
SZIU: Information from SZIU 
Zagreb: Housing information 

Additional Information Links

BOKU: How to Plan Your Life in Vienna - How to Plan Your Study at BOKU
NoviSad: Buddy Network - Serbian Language Courses: Centre of Serbian as a Foreign Language
Zagreb: Living & studying in Zagreb  

Alumni

DAFM Alumni Statements

Why studying the Danube AgriFood (DAFM) master programme?

Take a look at our DAFM alumni statements and find out what are the benefits of this unique international master programme.

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Awards and Prizes

CASEE Master selected as the Austrian "UN Dekadenprojekt"

The Joint Master Committee proudly announces that the CASEE Master has been selected as the Austrian "UN Dekadenprojekt" for Education for Sustainable Developement from the Austrian UNESCOCommission.

"UN Dakaneprojekte" are projects which promote and implement sustainable education. They are selected according to the following criteria:

The project...

  • contributes to the establishment of sustainable educational work DESD oeuk RZ
  • considers the three dimensions of sustainability (economy, environment and social) in combination
  • is participative and gender-sensitive
  • supports open-minded and holistic learning
  • is methodically diverse and interdisciplinary
  • can be directly related to everyday life
  • encourages versatile opinions and leads to change in behaviour
  • is evaluated and has measures in place for ongoing quality assurance

Further information:

 

http://www.unesco.at/bildung/dekadenpro.htm 

 

Winner of the Sustainability Award 2014

The Joint Master Committee proudly announces that the CASEE Master has won the Sustainability Award 2014 in the category "International Cooperations". The Joint Master Programme has been ranked on the 1st place within 83 submitted projects.

Summer School Archive

 This was the CASEE Summer School 2017

“Ethics, Quantity and Quality Assurance in Agriculture, Food Production and Food Technology”

From 3 July until 12 July 2017 the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Novi Sad hosted this year's CASEE summer school and prepared the stage for stimulating discussions, interactive workshops, lectures and field trips.

The Summer School was organized within the framework and with the partner institutions of the Joint Master's Degree Programme in Sustainability in Agriculture, Food Production and Food Technology in the Danube Region.

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General Information

Danube Agrifood Master - DAFM

Joint Master Program


For further details please go to the official program website.


The application deadline is 31 March 2022.

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