Bygholm Agricultural College is one of Denmark’s largest agricultural colleges. We offer a large variety of agricultural educations. The College is located in the heart of Denmark, near Horsens, offering ample opportunity for networking, cultural experiences, sport activities or go for a walk in the city.
The education to be a farmer consists of two steps. Education step 1, Farmer’s Assistant, is a basic course that typically lasts for 20 weeks or longer depending on the individual student’s knowledge and experience. The basic course provides knowledge about dairy farming, pig production, plant production and technical skills. After 15 month of practical work on a farm the student joins a course lasting 16 weeks. Here the student specializes in either dairy, pig or plant production.
The education step 2, Skilled Farmer, consists of a period of practical work on a farm, and the third course at college. This course (2. Main course) is lasting 20 weeks, finalizing the education within the chosen area of specialization.
Agricultural Management Education, for the managers of the future.
Upon a farmer’s degree, the student can attend further education. Bygholm Agricultural College offers management training enabling the student to spearhead the development and renewal of agricultural enterprises. The education has three levels: Production Manager, Farm-Business Manager and Agro Economist. This is education for leaders of the future, with a thorough focus on strategy, economics, management and communication. The programmes aim to develop professional skills and teach how to analyze changes, spot trends, resolve conflicts, negotiate contracts and much more.