The qualification aim of the profile line Socioeconomics is the acquisition of competences for the socio-economic analysis of agricultural systems on a national and global level as well as for the planning and development of sustainable, economically functioning agricultural systems. Students are taught the basics of market theory, trade and law. They can deepen their knowledge in the economic and social sciences of agriculture and acquire knowledge of production technology and scientific methods.

Socioeconomics - sub Area 1

Students have to take three modules from the following catalogue amounting to 18 credit points.

  • Foreign Trade, Taxes and Law
  • Introductory Agricultural Market Analysis
  • Planning Methods
  • Seminar Agricultural Economics

Socioeconomics - sub area 2

The students have to choose three modules amounting to 18 credit points from the following catalogue or the modules not taken from the compulsory elective area of statistics or the sub area 1 of the profile line Socioeconomics:

  • Economics of the Welfare State
  • Ecosystem Functions und Services
  • Fruit and Vegetable Production Chains
  • Globalisation of the Economy
  • Grassland and Forage Systems
  • Producing and Utilization of Animal Based Raw Materials
  • Renewable Raw Material and Bioenergy
  • Sociology of Rural Areas
  • Traceability in Agroecosystems
  • Village Planning