M.Sc. in Sustainable Agriculture (120 ECTS) in Greece

The postgraduate on Sustainable Agriculture is a two-year programme for graduates holding a university Bachelor degree in Agriculture or other related sciences leading to a Master of Science degree (120 ECTS). In the first year participants follow the programme to: i) be introduced to agroecology, environmental indicators of integrated crop management and organic farming systems; ii) familiarize themselves with the certification systems of environmentally friendly and sustainable agricultural production; iii) present the latest advances in the management of soil, water and genetic resources in agriculture; iv) be exposed to a thorough background of crop protection; v) get acquainted with automation and modern recycled soilless greenhouse production methods; and vi) understand innova-tion and communication for sustainable farming. The qualified first-year graduates are entitled to pursue their research in an environment fully equipped with the most updated facilities. In the second year, students who have successfully completed the first year according to the CIHEAM/MAICh specific regulations develop a thesis based on research work. The Master of MAICh (60ECTS) is awarded to those students who successfully complete the first year requirements but do not satisfy the additional required conditions which allow them to be accepted into the second year of the M.Sc. programme (120 ECTS) as stated in the CIHEAM/ MAICh specific academic regulations. The scientific results of graduate studies are usually announced in International Conferences and/or published in world-renowned journals.


Applicants must have the academic level that qualifies them to undertake postgraduate level studies in their home country or equivalent to a minimum of four years undergraduate studies. Their degree must also be in a discipline compatible with the area of specialization requested. Additional conditions may be required for certain programmes. The working language of MAICh is English. Selection is made on the basis of the files submitted by applicants – priority being given to applicants from CIHEAM member countries, and takes account of their academic results, professional experience acquired in the chosen field of specialization, reference letters and their competence in English. The documentation required by MAICh includes:

1. Academic records and transcripts

2. Graduation degree

3. Proof of english language competence

4. Two letters of recommendation.


You can apply online here


CIHEAM Academic regulations

MAI Specific rules for application