SUMMER PROGRAM : international students participate in the study of the question of sustainability in food systems
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from May 28, 2015 to June 24, 2015
Within the framework of our relationships with US University partners, 40 students and 5 professors discover during 1 month facets of the French food system and particularly from the sustainable development perspective.
40 students from 8 American universities (Auburn University, Illinois State University, University of Maryland, University of Minnesota, North Dakota State University, Texas A&M, University of Wisconsin-Madison et University of Wyoming) have been hosted with french families for a better immersion in the French culture, on june 2015.
Their program : - cultural trips (Paris, the Loire Valley, Normandy, Brittany) - visits to regional companies - 4 week course on the theme of sustainable food system. Courses have benn be taught in English by twenty teachers from the departments of Agronomy & Ecology, Culture, Language & Communication, Economics & Social Sciences, Technology Food & Bioresources, viticulture and oenology.