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Nationwide trainee programme for graduates of universities and universities of applied sciences "Organic Farming and Food Management Trainee Program"


The Ecological Agriculture and Food Management trainee programme is a one-year training programme consisting of 11 months of on-the-job training in the respective training company and one month of off-the-job training divided into four training modules. FiBL Projekte GmbH is responsible for the conception, organisation and implementation of the trainee programme for up to 25 graduates with a degree. For on-the-job training, the trainees are employed by a company or organisation in the organic sector.

Financing/ Donor
  • Federal Ministry of Food ans Agriculture (BMEL)
(Research) Program
  • Federal Scheme for Organic and other Forms of Sustainable Agriculture (BÖLN)
Project partners
  • Unterauftrag Bioland (EDV, Infrastruktur)
Project Advisory Board
  • Kontrolle & Zertifizierung: Marion Lange, BVK e.V.
  • Handel & Verarbeitung: Elke Röder, BNN e.V. und Renata Dylla, AÖL e.V.
  • Erzeugung & Wertschöpfungskette: Jan Plagge, BÖLW e.V.
  • Vor- und nachgelagerter Bereich: Uli Zerger, SÖL
FiBL project leader/ contact
FiBL project staff
Role of FiBL

Conception, organisation and implementation

Research area
FiBL project number 4912
Date modified 18.01.2021