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.
Yezin Agricultural University, YAU (Main Campus) lies in 19°52′ N, 96°37′ E with the elevation of 340 feet above sea level and situated at Yezin Area, in Zeyar Thiri Township, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. It is 410 km far from Yangon city and 283 km far from Mandalay city. Its neighboring institutes are University of Veterinary Science (UVS) in the North, University of Forestry and Environmental Science (UFES) and Forestry Research Institute (FRI) are in the East. Department of Agricultural Research is in the South. Yangon-Mandalay highway is running South to North in the west of university. YAU covers over 146 hectares in which about 41 hectares is allocated to the University model research farm.
For effective area and technology development and better contact with the local growers, YAU also has 7 outreach campuses across the country, and they are hosting the final year bachelor students who are studying their respective specialization study and local field study.
2) Magway Campus, Magway Region
3) Kyaukse Campus, Mandalay Region
4) Mawlamyine Campus, Mon State
6) Hlegu Campus, Yangon Region
7) Hmawbi Campus, Yangon Region
Developing the Nation through Agricultural Science and Education
Development and dissemination of scientific agricultural knowledge through scaling up its scientific excellence and developing human resources in order to promote the agricultural and rural development of Myanmar
To provide agricultural education and develop human resources for increasing agricultural production through green growth
To provide career as well as business opportunity and produce well equipped and professionally qualified agriculturists
To contribute national agricultural research and extension constantly
P.O.Box 150501, Yezin,
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
Fax: +95 67 341 6517
Phone: +95 67 341 6513
Office: +95 67 341 6688