The first attempts to teach agriculture at the academic level were made in Poland at the end of the 18th century. In 1776, Fr. Hugo Kołłątaj proposed the introduction of reforms to the Crown School of the Crown about the establishment of the Department of Agriculture. The Cathedral of Rural Affairs established in 1806 existed for only three years. Later repeated efforts to resume teaching agriculture at the Krakow Academy have not been implemented. It was not until 1890 that the 3-year Agricultural College was established at the Faculty of Philosophy of the Jagiellonian University, transformed in 1923 into the Faculty of Agriculture of the Jagiellonian University.
About M.sc Environmental and Plant Biotechnology
Environmental and Plant Biotechnology (EPB) is a unique Master's Degree program offered in English for students from around the world who wish to be in the forefront of biotechnological developments. The course is offered by University of Agriculture in Cracow.