Agreenium: French higher education in life sciences
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
social and economic sciences in rural development
biology, ecophysiology and agroecology
sustainability of production systems
environment, biodiversity, water, forestry and natural resources
nutrition and food science
biomass and energy