As a frontrunner in the horticultural sector, the Netherlands is host to many head offices of global companies. This exchange programme is aimed at students with innovative ambitions in or around primary horticultural production companies. Students will learn how to become starting managers, entrepreneurs or specialists in a specific horticultural sector. Not only will they gain experience and knowledge to apply in their future daily work, they will also be capable of initiating sector innovation. The Cultivation & Technology programme has been developed to prepare students for bachelor-level jobs like greenhouse manager, entrepreneur, crop specialist or technological advisor.
You will apply theoretical knowledge and gain practical insights during a real-life greenhouse cultivation project. You will also do a business game, a group specialisation project and individual research on a subject you find interesting. You will take classes in Plant Physiology & Greenhouse Growing, Plant Health, Irrigation, Cost Price and Management, among others. The curriculum includes several excursions and other classes to help you develop your soft skills.