Study international perspectives in agriculture studying two degrees global perspectives offers lots of international experience the new degree international food business his students. The CAH Dronten University of horse management, agriculture and agri-food industry in the Netherlands Dronten in Amsterdam offers the innovative programme from September 2009. The new course takes a practical approach and prepared for a career in the global food industry. In close cooperation with the Novia Scotia Agricultural College in Canada the CAH, Dronten has created a concept offering European students the opportunity to study in Europe as well as in North America. The first two years will be studied at the CAH in Dronten in the vicinity of Amsterdam. Subjects such as food industry, business processes, value added in the food industry, as well as a three-month internship in Europe are on the curriculum. In the third year the change is all students to Canada before, where In-depth lessons and another internship is completed.
In the last academic year each student himself can decide whether he wants to conclude his studies in Canada or the Netherlands. As reward, there at the end of two Bachelor’s degrees, the Canadian and the Dutch University. Graduates enjoy excellent employment opportunities in the European and North American food sector. Our students study with Canadian students in joint study groups. Already in the first year, a two-week workshop in Iceland is included in the curriculum. “Students from Canada and the Netherlands meet on the border between Europe and North America together to study projects in the further course of study to work”, says Merijn Sprenger of the CAH Dronten. Through the cooperation of our students with those from Canada we ensure from the outset the international orientation of the study on the world market.” Prospective students from Germany, who are interested in the food industry, an international Economics search and doing more would like to explore the comparison of two continents, an exciting offer in this degree. On 13 December, the CAH specially organized Dronten a day open house for interested students, teachers, parents and guidance counsellors from Germany.