Sustainable Food and Agriculture Business


The full-time master degree program Sustainable Food and Agriculture Business is offered on the Nuertingen campus and leads to the degree of Master of Science (M.Sc.).

Security of the global food chain, climate change, the ethical treatment of animals, environmental protection, sustainable food production, bio-based resources and energy are all issues faced by companies in the food and agriculture business sector today.

Highly-qualified experts who can work to solve these complex issues are in high demand. This study program works closely with companies and organizations in the agriculture business industry as well as regional, national and international research institutes to ensure practically-oriented learning.

Fast Facts

At a Glance

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Application Deadline FULL-TIME STUDENTS:

Deadline for spring/summer term: February 1st

Deadline for fall/winter term: August 1st

Language Requirements:


German Website:


Semester 1

Environment and Food

Applied Research Methods

Bio Economy

Environment & Quality Management

International Food & Agriculture Business

Semester 2

Corporate Research

Innovation in Food & Agriculture Business

Research Project

Elective Module 1

Semester 3

Elective Module 2

Master Thesis


Applied Controlling, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, Information Systems in Agribusiness, Methods of Sustainability Measurement and Valuation, Social Agriculture, Knowledge Transfer and Consulting, modules from other NGU master programs and from partner universities.

Language of Instruction

Classes in this degree program are instructed in German. For more information, please refer to the German site. However, NGU offers a wide range of English taught classes to exchange students. For more information, please refer to our English Course List for exchange students.


Prof. Dr. sc. agr. Jürgen Braun
Studiendekan Nachhaltige Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft
Campus: CI3 210
Neckarsteige 6-10 72622 Nürtingen