VintageMaster International Vintage – ESA

International Vintage Master: 2-year programme on vine, wine and terroir management, full time TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

Become an expert in the wine industry; from the study of natural terroirs to the analysis of consumer behaviour

The International Vintage Master's degree seeks to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the wine industry, from soil to consumer. 

The objective is to help students acquire scientific, cultural and economic knowledge as well as the technical and strategic skills of grape growing and ripening, wine production and marketing.

The course is coordinated by the Ecole Supérieure d'Agricultures (ESA) in Angers (France) with an international consortium and students will study in France, Italy and Portugal.

CREDITS or ECTS (European Credit Transfer System): ESA delivers 60 ECTS on 2 semesters and each partner universities 30 ECTS. The total of 120 ECTS allows students to graduate a Master "Sciences et technologie de l'agriculture, de l'alimentation et de l'environnement" accredited by the "Ministère de l'Education Nationale" (décret 20170963) and the "Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Alimentation" as a "Diplôme National de Master" (DNM) and co-delivered by ESA and University of Angers.

For the intake in September 2021, the program starts at UTAD, Portugal.

The International Relations Office of ESA and the UTAD, Portugal will help students with visa applications and accomodation.

For more information, visit our website:

For more information about our study programme:

Who can apply?

To attend this master course, students must have successfully completed a bachelor degree in science, economics or marketing.

Candidates will also be asked to prove their interest for the wine sector.

Since English is the official language of the programme, a good English speaking and writing ability is necessary (Level B2 of the Common European Framework ). These language requirements are not required for students whose mother tongue is English or who have completed their undergraduate studies in English.

Selection process:

1st step: Examination of fully completed application forms
2nd step : Oral interviews by skype (30-45 minutes) with the academic committee for pre-selection candidates
3rd step : Academic committee make public the admitted students
4th step : Admission letters.

Tuition fees :

Fees 2021


CVEC "General contribution to Student life & Campus"


Cost for participation to ESA Campus life


"Work accident insurance" : 92 € / year


ATTENTION: 30 000€ is the total amount of the program for the 2 years including tuiton fees, life expenses (housing and food), travels between countries, insurance, mobile phone etc... 

No Erasmus Mundus scholarship for 2021. Students can apply for scholarships in their home country through CAMPUS FRANCE :