The Section for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Forestry (SeTSAF) provides a forum for the exchange of research experience and best practice models between students and professionals in research and practice worldwide.
SeTSAF promotes a broad understanding of ecosystemic as well as socio-economic problem related to natural, renewable and human resource management. It draws on advanced theoretical and application-oriented knowledge from such diverse fields as Agriculture, Development Economics, Ecology, Forestry, Geography, Nature Conservation, and relevant Social Sciences. To achieve these objectives the Section coordinates English speaking post-graduate courses which are offered from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Faculty of Forestry and Forest Ecology (Please see on the right side bar).
A central aim of the Section is the continued curricular development of such inter-disciplinary teaching projects and training programs including internships abroad. In addition, the Section is responsible for assisting students with living arrangements during their postgraduate studies in Germany. An important function of the Centre is to give advice and assistance to both foreign and German students, especially in areas relating to research conducted overseas.