Environmental and Agricultural Management Department
Get a unique interdisciplinary education in the management of critical environmental issues such as agricultural production, biodiversity, natural resources and renewable energy. Offering real-world insights in to modern environmental and agro-business practices and trends, the Environmental and Agricultural Management (EAM) programme will equip you with the skills needed for an exciting career in a growing field.
You can gain two different types of degree from the Environmental & Agricultural Management (EAM) department:
- Academy Profession (AP) degree: 2 years (120 ECTS).
- Bachelor degree: 3.5 years (210 ECTS)
Environmental & Agricultural Management (EAM) students receive a degree from IBC-M and from University College Lillebaelt in Denmark.
A Message from the Head of Department
There has never been a more immediate and pressing demand for environmental and agriculture professionals than now in Kosovo and in the region. The current generation of professionals entering the workplace must find ways to provide solutions to the challenges of environmental degradation and sustainable agriculture development. Responding to these challenges, the students who enroll in the EAM department want more than just jobs; they want careers that provide opportunities to contribute to the changes in the environmental and agriculture issues.
We are proud to be one of the most handful colleges in the region that actually offer the EAM program with very unique pedagogical model, practical experience, research opportunities, connection to the industry and by actively testing students knowledge in real-world settings. Environmental protection, renewable energy, animal and plant science, ecology, natural resource management, food quality and safety, agriculture economics and statistics, water quality, and wildlife conservation are just some of the high-demand courses that we offer.
We also take great pride that about 91% of our EAM recent graduate’s secured jobs in this field of study. I really can’t think of great profession than those dedicated to sustainable food production and maintaining a healthy environment. Thus, we invite you to learn more about us and our program. We’ll be glad to work with you to establish a path to a meaningful and well-paying career. Protect the nature and produce healthy food. That’s our motto. Join us.
Mihone Kerolli-Mustafa, Ph.D.
Head of Department
The first semester at IBC-M is called the General Semester. You will take modules related to all three departments (Environmental & Agricultural Management, Marketing & Management, and Public Administration).
Please note: From 2016, new students must enroll on to one of the three programmes during the application process.
AP and Bachelor studies
|Semester 2 (AP)||Semester 3 (AP)|
|Environment and ecosystem|
Fundamentals of Agriculture
Legal framework and policies
Financial Statement Analysis
|Nature planning, conservation, restoration and habitat management.|
Green technology, renewable energy, and waste management
Basis of food production
|Semester 4 (AP)||Semester 5 (Bachelor)|
|Biochemistry, food production & sustainability|
Strategy and business development
Philosophy of Science and Research Methodology
|Semester 6 (Bachelor)||Semester 7 (Bachelor)|
Sales and consulting
*Note – this is a sample course outline – actual units studied may vary.
Download the Environmental & Agricultural Management programme handbook.
Real work experience
IBC-M’s motto is “From Theory to Practice”, and by the time you graduate you will have had the chance to use the knowledge you gained in the classroom in a real-world work setting. You have the flexibility to choose where you would like to complete your full-time internships, which last three months and are mandatory components of both the Academy Profession (AP) and Bachelor programmes. These internships are highly valued by employers and can often lead to a permanent role.
Over 90% of recent graduates from the EAM department have secured employment. Possibilities for future employment include: environmental assessment practitioner, environmental manager, agricultural economist and consultant, food safety consultant, farm manager, and many others.
What are you waiting for?
Apply now to turn your passion for the environment into a career!