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5000 trainees and students
80 degrees (2 to 8 years of higher education :technician, ingénieur, BSc, MSc, PhD)
156 degree courses
5 universities and 7 écoles d'ingénieurs and Grandes Ecoles (higher education institutes)
2300 scientists and lecturers
43 libraries and documentation centers
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An overview of training and education opportunities
At the heart of the scientific community of Montpellier and the "Région Languedoc-Roussillon", a comprehensive and diversified training system in the area of agriculture, food, biodiversity and environment
A comprehensive higher education system to meet the needs of students and professionals with a large range of levels, themes and career prospects.
Courses listed by admission level, degree, theme.
Agronomy, Cultivated Plants and Cropping Systems
courses on agronomy, cultivated plants and cropping systems
Animal Production and Health
courses on animal production and health
Biodiversity and Aquatic Ecosystems
courses on biodiversity and aquatic ecosystems
Biodiversity and Land Ecosystems
courses on biodiversity and land ecosystems
Economics, Societies and Sustainable Development
courses on eonomics, societies and sustainable development
courses on environmental technologies
Food : Nutritional and Health aspects
courses on food : nutritional and health aspects
Genetic Resources and Integrative Plant Biology
courses on genetic resources and integrative plant biology
Grapevine and Wine, regional specific supply chain
courses on grapevine and wine
Host-vector-parasite Interactions and Infectious Diseases
courses on host-vector-parasite interactions and infectious diseases
Modelling, spatial information, biostatistics
courses on modelling, spatial information, biostatistics
Water:resources and management
courses on water:resources and management
A set of continuing courses for professionals, open to international students include sessions that can be attended either in Montpellier or in Southern countries.
Founded in 2005 at French initiative, the international network FAR assembles stakeholders involved in vocational training systems aimed at rural development in Southern countries. Its issues are related to professional training of rural population in order to fight against poverty and hunger.
Agropolis International hosts the headquarters of the International Network in rural and agricultural training.
Main activities :
- - Information dissemination
- - Collective knowledge building up
ICRA (International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture) professional capacity strengthening programmes
Founded in 1981 by some members of the GCRAI (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) ICRA aims to stimulate rural innovation in the South by strengthening the abilities of people and organisations in research, education and development.
It has also evolved from mainly core programmes in Wageningen and Montpellier to more tailor-made in-country programmes, in collaboration with international partner education and R&D organizations.
ICRA’s headoffice and english program are hosted by Wageningen International (Netherlands .The French program is hosted by Agropolis International.
Electronic library on rural and agricultural courses (in French)
In partnership with the FAR network, Agropolis publishes an electronic library on rural and agricultural courses and on training system engineering
- EURAXESS Services Centre of Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon
- International Student Reception at PRES Sud de France
Agropolis International manages a reception department to welcome, inform and assist guest-researchers. French ministries and the European Economic Community label this office. The EURAXESS Services Centre of Montpellier Languedoc Roussillon assists mobile researchers and their family in every step of their move; it is dedicated to PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, visiting researchers and professors hosted in higher education and research institutions.
Following International Reception Policy, led by the European University Centre since 1994, the International Students Reception office of PRES-Sud de France, in close collaboration with the Prefecture of Hérault, offers personalized reception for foreign students and researchers. This office supports students by handling their administrative issues (e.g. obtaining a resident's permit, finding accommodation and Family allowances funds).
Update on 4/02/13
Tel : +33 (0)4 67 04 75 64
Extrait du site http://www.agropolis.fr/training/index.php