Did you know that the Netherlands is the second largest exporter of vegetables, flowers and other agricultural products? It makes sense, therefore, that other countries would like to learn from our expertise in the field of horticulture. In the English-taught Bachelor’s programme Horticulture & Business Management you will discover the key to the Dutch success and learn all about our technical innovations and production methods. All this is set in an international environment, with students from all over the world.
The English-language Bachelor’s programme Horticulture & Business Management will introduce you to the world of plants and the entire chain from producer to consumer. You will follow technical courses on innovative cultivation techniques, but also learn about management and organisation, national and international trade, marketing and sales.
You can choose between three specialisations:
Applied Plant Research
Global Trade & Business Management
Cultivation & Technology
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The specialist to the rescue! A production consultant is a technical expert who helps his customers optimise their products and production processes. You combine excellent technical knowledge with people skills and a sharp analytical mind. You know how to get to the bottom of your customer’s assignment and how to translate your findings into a recommendation. You might also work as a production manager within a company, and work on more sustainable and more efficient production. A job for the technical analyst with a green thumb!
Avocados with tiny stones. Tasty snack tomatoes. Purple paprika. Drought resistant crops. A breeder is a visionary who constantly seeks and detects new possibilities to improve and diversify our food and non-food crops. By using your knowledge to develop new and improved products, you work towards better quality and higher variety on shop shelves, in our gardens and on our fields. You achieve this by starting your own business or by working for a (multinational) breeding company. A rewarding profession for the creative scientist inside you!
As export manager you are the link between supply at home and demand abroad. You have technical knowledge of the industry anda knack for business. By watching market trends, you know which products will be in high demand in future. You also recognise a top-quality product. You negotiate with your local producers to buy these top notch products, and afterwards you make sure you sell them to retailers in your world-wide network of customers. An international career for an ambitious globetrotter!
Be your own boss! Perhaps your parents own a horticultural company and you want to take over and innovate the family business. Or maybe you are keen to develop a ground-breaking idea during your studies and turn it into a lucrative business after you graduate. If you see yourself as a future entrepreneur, HAS University of Applied Sciences is the best place to get ready. Entrepreneurship is in our DNA; it is part of our education philosophy and incorporated in everything we teach. If you study with us, every day you will experience that we live and encourage your entrepreneurial spirit!