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Phone: (032) 654200
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Faculty of Agronomy

Saint Dimitrius of Thessaloniki Faculty of Agronomy, established in 1945, set the foundations of the present Agricultural University.

The Faculty offers highly qualified theoretical and practical training, contributing to the professional realization under the market conditions of agricultural production.

In 2015 the Crop Science professional field was accredited by the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency for a six-year period with the highest grade among the similar universities in our country.

Seven Departments form its structure:

  • Botany and Agrometeorology,
  • Plant Genetics and Breeding,
  • Farming and Weed Science,
  • Animal Sciences,
  • Crop Science,
  • Agrochemistry and Soil Science,
  • Plant Physiology and Biochemistry.

Student training is provided by highly qualified academic staff. The total number of university teachers is 69, out of them 19 full-time professors, 24 associate professors, 16 chief assistant professors and 10 assistant professors. Three of the university teachers are Doctors of Science and 60 are PhD holders.

The Faculty is conducting training for the Bachelor’s degree in the following majors:

  1. General Agronomy – full-time and part-time;
  2. Zoo-engineering – full-time and part-time;
  3. Agronomy /Plant Biotechnologies/ – full-time;
  4. Plant Biology – full-time;
  5. Plant Breeding and Seed Production – full-time and part-time;
  6. Agribusiness – full-time.

Over 12000 agriculturists, 350 agricultural breeders, 140 zoo-engineers, 70 agriculturists in irrigation farming and 45 agriculturists in plant biotechnologies have graduated from the Faculty of Agronomy. A considerable number of students are being trained in the newly offered majors in Plant Biology (106 students), Plant Breeding and Seed Production (162) and Agribusiness (66).

Many-year traditions have been established in training Bulgarian and foreign PhD students. Over 100 Bulgarian doctoral students have successfully finished their education and defended their PhD thesis. The foreign doctoral students are from over 30 different countries, among them Benin, Vietnam, Guinea, Greece, Egypt, Ethiopia, Yemen, Iraq, Cyprus, Cuba, Nigeria, Poland, Syria, Slovakia, Sudan, Uruguay, Czech Republic, etc.

Dean: Prof. Dr. Malgozhata Berova
E-mail: malberova@abv.bg
Dean’s Office: +359 32 654 326
Е-mail: dekanataf@abv.bg

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