These training courses are based on top-level research and are linked closely with the professional sectors involved.
Top-level research activities, linked closing with training, are implemented in the higher agricultural education institutions.
They rely on partnerships forged with the large national institutions (Inra, Anses, CNRS, Cirad and also CNRS, Inserm, etc.).
They provide training by and through research: exploring research activities throughout the curricula, training in experimental approach, easier access to doctoral studies, etc. They encourage permanent upgrading of teaching programmes.
- 125 research units including 97 mixed research units
- 1,050 lecturers-researchers, engineers and veterinary surgeons
- 611 PhD students registered in the colleges, including
- 400 within the ABIES doctoral college
40 mixed technology networks and mixed technology units
source : file on start of academic year, 2016, Maaf