The department of Agricultural Economics is responsible for courses within Agricultural economic disciplines, not only in the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, but also in other faculties within Ghent University.

A course in general economic principles and laws is taught to the students in the Bachelor level of Bioscience Engineering. In the main subject ‘Agricultural Sciences’, the course of farm management is taught.

Within the different Master programs, more specialized courses are taught. These courses are open for both Belgian and foreign students.

The department coordinates the Master of Nutrition and Rural Development and the International Master of Science in Rural Development.