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University Montpellier 1 (UM1) - FRANCE
The UM1 is an institution of higher education and research members including, among others, the faculties of Law, Medicine and Pharmacy. The University Montpellier 1 (more than 950 teachers and researchers) welcomes nearly 24,000 students (17% are international) per year and offers high quality work facilities (197,313 m2 of facilities, 163,000 m2 of greenspaces). The international strategy of UM1 is to drive its masters towards international dimension. Currently, the University Montpellier 1 participates in several European education programs such as Tempus, Erasmus Mundus (Averroes). Already more than 78 cooperation agreements and 270 Erasmus bilateral agreements have been signed with foreign universities. In the context of the university mergers policy in Montpellier, a unique University named Université Montpellier Sud has been set up and identified by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research as one of 10 French Centers of Excellence.
More details: http://www.univ-montp1.fr/
Institut Agronomique Méditerranéen de Montpellier (IAMM) - france
In charge of the administration and the financial monitoring co-ordination
The Mediterranean Agronomic Institute (IAM) of Montpellier is one of the four institutes of the International Center for High Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM). The Agronomic Insitute of Montpellier (IAMM) in highly involved in the existence of a Euromediterranean system of high education and research in close collaboration with the other institutes of the CIHEAM in Bari, Chania and Zaragoza. With the aim of offering constantly higher services, it has implemented a quality process: it has been awarded the ISO 9001 certification in 2008 concerning its educational management and plans to extend the quality process to its research activities.
It offers its open window on the Mediterranean area as well as two specific support services: 1) intensive preparatory courses in French through its linguistic centre, the CFLE (Centre de Français Langue Etrangère) - 2) Its expertise in quality assessment.
More details: http://www. iamm.fr
UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DELLA BASILICATA (UNIBAS) - italy
The University of Basilicata was founded in 1981 and started its academic activities in 1982. The 7 Faculties of UNIBAS (Humanities, Agricultural Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Pharmacy, Economy and Educational Science) are all engaged in preserving and stimulating the cultural, economic and environmental heritage of the region while simultaneously looking at excellence in research and education.
More details: http://www2.unibas.it/relint/en/index.php
Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMz) - spain
The Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ) is the Institute of CIHEAM in Spain. CIHEAM is an International organization created by an intergovernmental agreement in 1962, ratified by the parliaments of the 13 member countries, which has been entrusted the duty of providing higher education at postgraduate level in the fields of agriculture, economics and environment.
More details: http://www.iamz.ciheam.org
Université Mentouri de Constantine (UMC) - algeria
The UMC aggregates skills in the fields of food science . The research laboratories in UMC receive Master and PhD students. Because of its position and its importance, the UMC coordinates all the academic institutions of East Algeria and takes part in insuring that graduates find employment.
More details: http://www.umc.edu.dz
Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh) - greece
The Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania is a constituent Institute of the International Centre of Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), whose purpose is the development of scientific co-operation by providing post graduate education, research training and applications in the fields of economics, management, and applied natural, technological and environmental sciences, as related to rural areas. The field of Food Quality and its management is covered complementarily by the MSc programmes of i) Food Quality and Chemistry of Natural Products, ii) Sustainable Agriculture, iii) Horticulural Genetics and Biotechnology (featuring GMO detection) and iv) Business Economics and Management (focusing on agrifood products). Training and research is also supported by the laboratory premises including the laboratories of “Chemistry of Natural Products and Analytical Chemistry”, “Horticultural Genetics and Biotechnology”, “Soil Science” and “Microbiology – Virology”.