May 15th - 26th

What is AgroParisTech ?
Recognized as the leading French Graduate School in Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences, AgroParisTech has a tradition of more than 150 years.

It is a member of ParisTech, a consortium of the best French Graduate Institutes in Sciences & Engineering (“Grandes Écoles”).

Objectives and content :
Get into the French agricultural system, research, education and extension systems through lectures by Professors of AgroParisTech and high level speakers from the political, institutional and business world. Students and professors from Penn State University will attend the summer university.

Among others, following topics are raised:

  • French agricultural Policy (positions towards CAP, WTO)
  • Food Quality/Safety Policies
  • GMO Issues
  • Crop Protection & Pesticides Management