L’Institut Agro Rennes-Angers
L’Institut Agro Rennes Angers is an accredited higher education institution in life and environmental sciences and technologies under the authority of the French Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry. The institution involves 140 full-time professors/researchers in Rennes and Angers, working in 13 research units, 9 of them being joint research units.
It welcomes almost 2000 students of which about 130 PhD students. The range of qualifications awarded by the Institut covers the whole BMD (Bachelor-Master-Doctor). It welcomes 10 % of international students and offers double degree programmes and Erasmus Mundus Masters. The multidisciplinary courses (life sciences, engineering sciences, economic and social sciences, and management) are delivered by research-lecturers. Professionals also contribute to the training. L’Institut holds the EUR-ACE (EURopean ACcredited Engineer) label.
L’Institut is internationally recognized for its excellence in research with subsequent research infrastructures and facilities such as
- Experimental facilities dedicated to fish monitoring and animal breeding
- Technological laboratories and measurement platforms dedicated to plant and seed phenotyping or multifactorial assessment of the sustainability of agricultural systems
- A nationally acknowledged platform dedicated to milk transformation
L’Institute Agro Rennes-Angers researchers use to good advantage the school position within the broaded French regional scientific cluster in life sciences, including ANSES, IFREMER, INRAE and IRD research centers, and agricultural and veterinary higher education institutions. Researchers are also involved in competitiveness clusters in plant science (“Vegepolys”) and in food science (“Valorial”).
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