International Centre for Higher Education in Agricultural Sciences
A leading institution in teaching and research, under the trusteeship of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, Rurality and Land-use planning, widely open to the Mediterranean and Tropical Environments,
Created in January 2007 as a single unit combining the four former institutions,
Montpellier National Superior School of Agronomy
The National Centre for Tropic and Sub-tropic Environments
The National Superior School of Agri-Food Industry’s Division for Tropical and Subtropical Regions
Florac Pedagogical Teaching Experimental Centre
Some key facts:
100 teacher- researchers among 320 academic staff,
360 professional contributors (businesses, research institutes)
21 Associated Joint Research Units
(UMRs) with a wide range of high-level scientific skills
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Montpellier SupAgro also enhances the development of activities destined to the transfer of technologies, the assessment of cognizable research, support to the innovation and creation of businesses and firms, dissemination of technical and scientific knowledge
a network of partnership
a preferential association to the INRA (French National Institute for Agricultural Research ) and CIRAD (French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development) committed to a more fair trade and sustainable development
in association with Agropolis International, the European leader research centre for agricultural, food, environmental and biodiversity sciences. (with 112 accredited research units, representing an operational staff of 4000 people of whom 2200 researchers and teacher-researchers in agriculture, food, environment and biodiversity).
Montpellier SupAgro, founder of "World Food Systems" UNESCO Chair.
Montpellier Agronomy and Sustainable Development Network accredited by the french government at the end of 2006 and promoted by the scientific cooperation foundation Agropolis Fondation.
Agreenium, the French consortium for research and education in agriculture, food and nutrition, animal health and the environment.
The PRES Montpellier Universities South France selected along with five other projects by the national evaluation comittee for the Operation Campus end of May 2008. Montpellier SupAgro is involved in this project as well as the three Universities of Montpellier, bringing thus its higher agronomy education status
The Codige, Engineers Higher Education Institutes and Languedoc-Roussillon Engineering management directorship comity
The CGE, Higher Education Institute Conference
The CPU, University Chancellors Comity