Natural science subjects such as botany, zoology, chemistry and physics play an important role, depending on the focus of the field of study. However, the study contents also include economics and business administration, and in the field of agricultural sciences also the foundations of the social sciences.
Environmental aspects and the sustainable management of rural areas are becoming increasingly important.
For a degree in Agricultural, Forestry and Nutrition Sciences, the average to good knowledge of mathematics and science subjects is required, as well as the ability to plan and organize, mechanical and technical understanding, business thinking as well as interpersonal skills. The requirements also include a certain physical capacity.