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Expedition Entrepreneurship in Food, Agri & Environment


During this minor of 20 weeks, you will embark on a journey to explore what the life of an entrepreneur looks like, but also which type of entrepreneurship suits you best. This includes the inventor, the business entrepreneur or the intrapreneur. Dive into the ocean of entrepreneurship and gradually discover whether it makes you feel like a fish in the water.
Start date
Study duration
20 weeks
English, Dutch

About the programme

This minor allows you to explore all the facets of entrepreneurship in the ‘green’ environment. What challenges do entrepreneurs face in Food, Agri & Environment? And what dilemmas? How enterprising are they, what characteristics do they have in common and what skills do they require? At the same time, you will explore what roles might suit your personality in this entrepreneurial world. You will design and follow your own learning path while you develop skills that are required for the entrepreneurial role you aspire to.

The minor 'Expedition Entrepreneurship in Food, Agri & Environment' is offered in English and Dutch.

Learning goals

After completing this programme:

  • You have discovered your individual values, passion and drivers.
  • You know what true entrepreneurship means, thanks to cooperation with company directors.
  • You have translated experiences into your own growth path with a clear end goal.
  • You have come up with solutions to the challenges of entrepreneurs you will meet during company visits during an excursion week (national and international).
  • You know how to debate about challenges in real-life cases and present solutions to entrepreneurs.
  • You can turn your personal experiences into knowledge and skills that will help you get to your final destination.

Practical information

Practical information about the full programme of the 4th year specialisation Applied Animal Sciences from HAS green academy:

  • Duration: 20 weeks
  • Date: February - July
  • Eligibility:
    3rd year university students
    Bachelor students
  • ECTS credits: 30 ECTS credits
  • Language of instruction: English and Dutch
  • Costs:
    Exchange students: free of charge
    Other students are charged the tuition fee for 1 semester

How to apply for an exchange programme, minor or specialisation

If your university is an exchange partner of HAS green academy you can apply for an exchange period at the International Office of your own university.

If you are from an institution without an agreement with HAS green academy, please get in touch with Loes Rosenberg at studentexchange@has.nl.

5 steps to apply

1. Apply for an exchange period

Please apply for an exchange period at the International Office at your home institution
(note: only when your home institution is an exchange partner of HAS green academy)

Partner institutions
2. Be nominated

The International Office of your home institution will nominate you as an exchange student at HAS green academy.


How to be nominated

Students can be nominated by sending an email to studentexchange@has.nl.

Please include:

  • the name,
  • date of birth,
  • gender,
  • e-mail,
  • period and
  • the programme the student wishes to apply for.
3. Info about application

After we have received your nomination, we will send you the information regarding your application at HAS (important deadlines, application form, required documents etc.).

4. Complete the application

Once we have received your (complete) application before the application deadline we will start to process it.

5. Status application and admission

After the application deadline you will be informed about the status of your application and admission at HAS green academy.

Nomination & application deadlines

Semester 1

  • Starting date studies
    28 August 2022
  • Nomination deadline
    April 2022
  • Application deadline
    May 2022

Semester 2

  • Starting date studies
    February 2023
  • Nomination deadline
    October 2022
  • Application deadline
    November 2022

Please note that it’s not needed to wait for these deadlines to apply. If you already know you would like to apply at HAS green academy, it’s possible to do this at an earlier stage.

Want to know more about exchange?

More info about exchange to the Netherlands, studying at HAS green academy and living in the Netherlands, can be found on our special Study at HAS page.

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