The Faculty of Agriculture continually strives to offer the highest quality of undergraduate programs that engage in the transfer of knowledge to the public sector, industry, and government. This faculty is comprised of 213 academic staff, 16 of whom hold full professorships, forming a key component in delivering an excellent education. Many academic staff, with PhDs and Master’s Degrees, have graduated from overseas universities in the USA, the UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, and Japan.
Five study programs are taught in the Faculty of Agriculture:
Forest Resource Conservation
Food Science and Technology
In research, the Faculty of Agriculture has established outstanding networking relations with international institutions since the early 1980s. The following are the areas of collaboration with overseas universities/institutions:
food science and technology (Texas A&M University Systems, USA);
integrated pest management for food production in North Sulawesi (Clemson University and Virginia Tech, USA;
plant diseases (Sydney University, NSW and the Department of Primary Industry, Victoria and ACIAR, Australia). Through this collaboration, one staff received a PhD degree from Sydney University and another staff received a Master’s Degree from Sam Ratulangi University;
food engineering and packaging (Groningen University, the Netherlands);
international undergraduate classes at Sam Ratulangi University (McGill University, Canada)
post graduate training and field schooling in North Sulawesi (Simon Fraser University, Canada).