Technical University of Varna


Seed and Planting Material Production

Professional orientation: PLANT PRODUCTION
Professional qualification: MASTER – AGRONOMIST
Academic degree: MASTER
Form of Study: FULL-TIME
Language of instruction:


Department of Plant Production
HOD: Prof. Dragomir Plamenov
Phone: +359 52 383 670, Room: 429 NUK
Technical coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr. Plamena Yankova
Phone: +359 52 383 645, Room: 433 NUK

Course Duration:

  • 2 semesters (1 years)

Requirements: The course is designed for graduates who have successfully completed the Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree programmes in the Professional fields: 6.1.  Seed Production or 6.2. Plant Protection.

  • 4 semesters (2 years)

Requirements: The course is oriented to the graduates of all other Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree programmes. The first two semesters is designed as compensating for the differences in the Bachelor’s course of education and ensures the knowledge otherwise acquired during the Bachelor’s Degree Course in Agronomy.

Career path:

The main goal of the training is to prepare highly qualified agricultural specialists who have obtained competences across the whole range of agricultural seed production (field, vegetable and perennial crops).

The graduates acquire a Master’s Degree Diploma and a Professional Qualifiacation Degree “Agronomist” and their career perspectives include:
– sowing material manufacturers and merchants;
– consultants in agricultural seed production and plant protection companies;
– experts, inspectors and consultants in the Executive Agency of Variety Testing, Probing and Seed Control, the Bulgarian agency for food safety and other institutions at national and regional level;
– leading administrative positions at national and regional level in state, municipal and private structures;
– research career in relevant institutions.


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