International Summer School Agroecology

Higher Education Institution Agronomy, food, environment


Lyon is the perfect city in which to be an international student, and it was wonderful to be able to study what I love in such a specialized institute.


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Summer School

France’s strong agrarian tradition together with its appreciation of fine food makes it an ideal destination to learn how French and European agriculture is managed dealing with the many challenges facing the preservation of natural resources and sustainable food systems.

Our Agroecology summer school is open to international undergraduates from 8 June to 12 July 2017 in Lyon.


This is a comprehensive programme of French language lessons and scientific courses on Agroecology in English, excursions and hands-on learning opportunities.

Make the world your classroom. Perfect your intercultural skills while savoring the beauty of Lyon and what its surroundings have to offer.

Student accommodation as well as Isara-Lyon are in the heart of town, enabling easy access and multiple opportunities to discover different facets of the city.

Musée des Beaux-Arts

Testimonials of our summer school students 2016 : 


"I enjoyed very much the excursions organised by Isara-Lyon..."

"I wanted to experience french culture and how agriculture here is different from back home..."

"I wanted to practice my french and see how the european and the french approach engineering..."

"A perfect programm that complement my education at home..."

"Pleasure..", "Great opportunity..", "Wonderful connection..."

Remise des diplômes

Application and admission procedure and deadline:

You can register online until 31 March 2017:

Registration fees :

  • Registration fees : EUR 2,000




Cultural visits

The Summer School is a good opportunity to discover Lyon and French cultural and economic heritage! To view some of the visits which took place in previous years see the website: 

Our Sustainable Agriculture and Food Heritage Summer school is open to international Ungraduates from 10 July to 28 July 2017 in Lyon

Food Heritage Summer School


Sigolène Verneret

International Relations Department

+33 - (0)4 27 85 85 10


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Exceptional pictures of Lyon viewed from the sky

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08 June 2017
Summer School Agroecology 2017

Summer School Agroecology 2017

The next edition of ISARA-Lyon Summer School in Agroecology will take place from 8 June to 12 July 2017 in Lyon.

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The opinion of international students... 

The opinion of ISARA-Lyon international students

Summer School - the opinion of international students

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