France, Lyon

Agroecology

when 8 June 2015 - 10 July 2015
duration 5 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
fee EUR 1850

Develop knowledge in sustainable agriculture and food systems: cropping and breeding systems, sustainable management of agroecosystems, biodiversity management, food system analysis.
* Applying Agroecological practices
* Managing biodiversity
* Diversifying food systems

Learn or improve your French skills with French courses and excursions.

Course leader

Lectures, field trips, case studies and personal research on these themes.

Excursions to the Old-town Lyon, Vallée du Rhône vineyars, cheese maker in the Alps, Cholocate factory in Provence, ...

Target group

Undergraduate students with a major in science or humanities

Course aim

Develop knowledge in sustainable agriculture and food systems: cropping and breeding systems, sustainable management of agroecosystems, biodiversity management, food system analysis.

Learn or improve your French skills with French courses and excursions.

Credits info

9 ECTS
The course is for 9 ECTS:
6 for satisfying the scientific requirements and 3 for the linguistic/cultural studies over 5 weeks.

Fee info

EUR 1850: The fee includes housing, excursions, French courses, field trips, 4 meals.

Not included: transport (to and in Lyon), personal trips, meals expect for the welcome dinner and lunch, a lunch at a cheese farm and the farewell dinner.

Scholarships

We are offering some scholarships (850€) upon social and accademic level criteria.