This year, the program will take place from May 19th to 30th.
During two weeks, students will 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, raised topics are the French agricultural Policy (positions towards CAP, WTO), the Food Quality and Safety Policies, GMO Issues, Crop Protection & Pesticides Management.
As well as classes, site visits like the Champagne vineyards, Wine High School, Versailles Kitchen Gardens, European biggest wholesale food Market at Rungis (www.visiterungis.com), and Organic Farm are organized.
Application deadline : April 1st.