Master farmer; information on further training

Master farmers are trained for specialist and management tasks in agricultural businesses.



A professional qualification as a farmer with two years of agricultural work experience is required. The responsible examination board decides on admission in exceptional cases.

Required documents

  • Application form for the master farmer examination

  • Certificate of the final practical vocational examination in an agricultural apprenticeship trade

  • personal data sheet

  • Photo

  • Proof of health insurance during the practice period after the final examination


  • Examination fee: 350 EUR

    If costs are incurred for courses to prepare for the examination outside of the technical college lessons, a personal contribution of max. 600 EUR must be made.


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