25 Agriculture & Forestry Short Courses in Netherlands

Agriculture & Forestry

Disciplines included in the general field of agriculture and forestry study soil, animal and plant life and the natural resources they produce. Sub-disciplines include studies in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, aquatic life, crop sciences, and more.

Find and compare 25 Short Courses in Agriculture & Forestry in Netherlands. Below is a selection of the available study options in Netherlands. If you're interested in studying Agriculture & Forestry in Netherlands you can view all 25 Short Courses. You can also read more about the Agriculture & Forestry discipline in general, or about studying in Netherlands.

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Laboratory Animal Science
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 3,435 per module
  • Non-EEA € 3,435 per module
  • 10 days

The objective of this 2-week intensive course in laboratory animal science is to present basic facts and principles that are essential for the humane use and care of animals and for the quality of research.

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Diagnostic Avian and Exotic Animals Pathology
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 1,900 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,900 per module
  • 40 days

In this course the student is trained to perform post-mortem diagnostics based on protocols, and to formulate, based on this diagnosis, the pathogenesis, the etiology and significance of the pathological conclusion for the contact animals.

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Ethics of Animal Welfare (Utrecht University)
  • Mar 2016
  • EEA € 785 per module
  • Non-EEA € 785 per module
  • 35 days

The aim of this course is to make scientists and other professionals (managers, policy makers) in the field of animal management aware of the ethical dimensions of their dealing with animal (welfare) issues. The course offers knowledge and tools that enables them to deal with ethical questions on both a theoretical and a practical level.

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Course Agriculture nutrition linkages (fellowship opportunity)
  • Oct 2015
    Not specified
  • 11 days

Despite the world-wide increase of food availability, there are still around one billion people undernourished. This is far above of the target of MDG 1. There is now substantial evidence that malnutrition has life-long negative impacts on productivity and income-generating potential of the population. Agricultural programmes need to become more nutrition sensitive.

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Fisheries governance for food security
  • Nov 2015
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  • Not specified

The dynamics in fisheries and its potential for food and nutrition security Balancing under pressure One of the primary tasks of the fisheries manager is to balance the pressure on the fish stocks and the aquatic habitat. This requires innovative solutions which can be created when stakeholders are able to meet, share experiences, learn together and contribute to decision making processes.

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Agriculture in Transition, Fellowships Possible
  • May 2016
    Not specified
  • 11 days

To go beyond just an increase in outputs to feed 9 billion people in 2050, an integral redirection of current farming practices is required. Nowadays there is a compelling need for creative thinkers that lead the way to innovative and more sustainable agricultural production. This two week’s intensive course will give you new tools and perspectives to become one of them.

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Identification of Ticks of Medical and Veterinary Importance
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 1,450 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,450 per module
  • 5 days

FAO Reference Centre for Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases at Utrecht University offers a specialised training course on tick taxonomy. Ticks and tick-borne diseases affect animal and human health worldwide and are the cause of significant economic loses.

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Laboratory Animal Science
  • Feb 2016
  • Apr 2016
  • Jul 2016
  • Nov 2015
  • EEA € 1,710 per year
  • Non-EEA € 1,710 per year
  • 10 days

The objective of the 80 hours course is to present basic facts and principles that are essential for the humane use and care of laboratory animals and for the quality of research.

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Modelling Wastewater Treatment Processes and Plants
  • Apr 2016
  • EEA € 2,775 per module
  • Non-EEA € 2,775 per module
  • 19 days

The aim of this two week short course is to give insight into and understanding of modeling of activated sludge wastewater treatment plants through presentations and several (computer) exercises.

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Water Treatment Processes and Plants
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA € 2,775 per module
  • Non-EEA € 2,775 per module
  • 18 days

This short course offers participants the opportunity to creatively apply their knowledge and experience in water quality and water treatment methods in design and engineering, operation and maintenance, and rehabilitation of conventional water treatment processes and plants.

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Bees and Pollination
  • Aug 2016
  • EEA € 575 per module
  • Non-EEA € 575 per module
  • 10 days

This course of two weeks is given in Costa Rica in cooperation with the Universidad Nacional (see below). We make a comprehensive study of the relation between bees and flowering plants. Practical pollination biology is the major topic and students will participate actively in laboratory studies and field observations on flower biology and bee behavior.

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Netherlands

Netherlands

The Netherlands (also known as Holland) was the first non-English-speaking country to offer degrees in English. Therefore, various programmes are taught in English and are very internationally oriented.

English-Taught Education

Many universities in Netherlands offer study programmes taught in English. Studying abroad in English-taught classes makes it easier to transfer your acquired knowledge to other countries. Furthermore, English-taught education will ensure international career opportunities in the future. Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find an English course on Language Learning Portal or assess your level of English by taking the IELTS language test.