The Yezin Agricultural University (YAU) is the only university level of higher education in Agriculture in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Primary function of YAU are teaching and training, conducting research and providing extension service to public. Specific objectives of the university are to produce highly qualified professionals needed for the development of the agriculture sector of the country who are well equipped in leadership, management, planning and analysis and interpretation skills and to provide adequate technical training on modern methods of agriculture for the farming communities including non-degree training programs.
Normally to be admitted in YAU, the students are required to pass Basic Education High School with good scores and physical and mental fitness.
The library was established in 1924 and serves as a technical library and its collection are focused on resources for agricultural and related subjects. It holds research and term papers, dissertation, journals and others.
Agricultural University Alumni Association (AUAA), which has profound image in the nation assisting the university for international collaboration as well as students’ scholarship and university textbook development.