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The MSc is a programme of applied studies in the field of Integrated Rural Development and Management. Characteristics of the Programme are the interdisciplinary approach (economic, social and environmental) to this field of knowledge and the combination of theoretical approaches with development practice.

The programme of studies contains courses in economic theory, emphasizing on the rural sector, rural economic development, sociology of development, management and protection of natural resources and the environment along with methods/techniques of rural research and statistical analysis, methods of planning and evaluation of development programmes, as well as special issues of the rural space such as local development, agro tourism, small and medium size enterprises, rural entrepreneurship, social economy, etc.

The MSc meets the tentative need for experts who will promote the integrated rural development of the rural areas and the country in general by providing highly specialized scientists on the development and management of rural areas.