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Gyöngyös, Hungary, Europe
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Full time
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05 b, 2017

Agricultural Engineering Scholarship

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Eszterházy Károly University

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development

Short description of the study programme

The aim of the agricultural engineering programme is to provide future agricultural professionals with general expertise in the fields of agricultural production, processing and business management. Upon graduation they possess a comprehensive understanding of science, technology, agriculture and business, as well as reasonable professional judgement.

They have the skills to pursue farming on their own, to produce and market competitive agricultural products, to establish and run a business and to analyse the commercial and economic processes relevant to agriculture.

Optional specializations:

(1) Crop Production-Plant Protection,

(2) Agro-environment Manager.

The programme emphasizes hands-on expertise and the practicing of the various skills. With respect to the programme structure, sessions in laboratories, specially equipped classrooms and field practice comprise over 60% of the studies.

Fields of study most relevant to the qualification to be obtained:

(1) Study of the soil, tillage and land use,

(2) Crop production,

(3) Horticulture,

(4) Animal husbandry and fodder,

(5) Business management.



Description of selection and entrance examination process

The admission procedure consists of three parts:

- an online language test of the applicant’s English knowledge

- an online test of the chosen field of study

- an online interview Applicants can login to the examination system with the username and password they receive via e-mail.

After logging in they have 60 minutes to fill in the tests within 10-14 days timeframe.

The language test will examine the applicant’s basic communication skills. Those applicants who pass the test are assumed to have the necessary language knowledge to be able to successfully complete their studies.

The second test will examine the applicant’s preliminary basic knowledge of the chosen field of study. The test questions are written by professors.

Those applicants who pass the test are assumed to have the necessary preliminary basic knowledge to be able to pursue their studies in the chosen field.After the evaluation of tests results the Centre for International Relations will contact all applicants to set up a suitable time for the online interview (Skype, GoogleChat).

Applicants will be interviewed by appointed staff members from the Department and the Centre for International Relations. Lecturers will check the applicant’s preliminary knowledge and motivation.

The Centre for International Relations will check the applicant’s language skills and intercultural competences.

The admission decision is based on the following results:- result of previous studies (max. 20 points)- CV, motivation letter (max. 20 points)- online language test (max. 20 points)- online test in the chosen field of study (max. 20 points)- online interview (max. 20 points)Minimum admission requirements: 60 points. Those applicants who gain less than 5 points in any section of the admission procedure will be rejected.

Contact person title: Ms. Kissné Fajcsák