The Department

The Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment aims to support and enhance sustainability, efficiency and productivity in agriculture, food production and environment protection, particularly in the Mediterranean basin, through impactful cutting-edge research and high-level education.

The Department is based in the historical building of the former Faculty of Agriculture, located in via Valdisavoia 5, as well as in the modern campus in via Santa Sofia 100.

The Department has several facilities, libraries and laboratories to support both research and teaching activities within the fields of Agronomy and Agroecosystem Management, Mechanics, Food Crops, non Food Crops, Plant Biotechnology, Agricultural Chemistry, Food Technologies, Animal Biotechnology, Animal Production, Plant Pathology and Applied Entomology.

The Department has been at the forefront of agricultural, food and environmental education and research since its foundation, boasting long-lasting links with the related industries. All courses are designed to meet the demands of the employment market for land-base expertise in the above-mentioned fields.