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Agroecology Summer School

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

Our Agroecology summer school is open to international undergraduates in Lyon

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 are in the heart of town, enabling easy access and multiple opportunities to discover different facets of the city.

Academic program (In English) – Sustainable agriculture and Food Systems

Coursework consists of lectures, case studies, field work, excursions (Fish pond landscape, mixed crop livestock systems in mountains areas and conservation biological control in vegetal production), usue of geographical information system, economics, agronomy and ecology, traditional food systems, local food supply chains, personal reserach study.

 

Lingustic and Cultural Program – French langage and Culture

Visits and events :

  • Lyon, UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Vallee du rhône Vineyards
  • Cheese makers in the Alps
  • Regional companies & industries
  • Chocolate factory
  • Tasting and cooking of traditional French foods
  • 2 days in Paris

 


Sustainable Agriculture and Food Heritage Summer School

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

 

Academic program (In English)

Coursework consists of lectures, case studies, field work and excursions.

Subjects:

  • European agriculture
  • Economics
  • Agronomy and ecology
  • Traditional food systems
  • Food tipicity and sensory analysis.

 

Linguistic and cultural program

French language & culture

Example of visits:

  • Lyon, Unesco World Heritage site
  • Annecy
  • Cheese makers in the Alps
  • Chocolate factory
  • Cooking workshop
  • Weekend in Paris