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Sustainable agriculture for rural development - November 20-24, 2023 at VMU, Lithuania

Vytautas Magnus University

Master and bachelor level course



1. Distance learning part: 17th October– 17th November, 2023

The virtual component will be on November 14th, 2023

2. Meeting in person: 20th November– 24th November, 2023


The aim of the course – to deepen and to expand students’ highly specialised knowledge in the field of sustainable agriculture and to develop students’ competencies required for solution of complex problems of rural development through agricultural multifunctionality.

Student background applying to the course: to have knowledge in Economics, Management and Business Administration, especially in Agricultural Economics and Policy, Marketing and Financial management. The sufficient English language level is required.

Master level course is based on the research and practical cases in the fields of economics, management and administration.

The course consists of a pre-course individual self-assessment of conceptual knowledge and understanding, lectures, discussions, study tour and individual presentations, group work and group presentations.

Students will prepare individual works during distance learning part, which will be presented at the first day of the course. The final Assessment of Student Achievements will be at the last day of the course. The qualified commission of the teachers will evaluate learning outcomes of students.

After the course, and based on the evaluation results, students will be awarded with 3 ECTS.


Course venue: Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania

Course leaders: assoc. prof. dr Bernardas Vaznonis and assoc. dr. Anastasija Novikova,

Minimum number of participants: 15

Maximum number of participants: 25

Course programme

Register here: BOVA registration form

Submitted on: Fri, 09/01/2023 - 14:43