Deadline I²FA program


Students must be under 26 before September 1st, 2020.

For Chinese students specialized in Dairy production-Sciences and Animal Sciences ONLY, as one year of French training is offered for those with no French, prior to the ESA Master, they can apply from now till January 31st 2019.

Students from listed countries with following backgrounds (diploma at least 4 years in these fields):

BRAZIL in dairy sciences or animal production (for a milk collection job)
RUSSIA in dairy sciences
KAZAKHSTAN in dairy sciences
CANADA in dairy sciences
SOUTH AFRICA in dairy sciences
USA in dairy sciences
HUNGARY in dairy sciences
SLOVENIA in animal sciences (for a milk collection job)
SWEDEN in dairy sciences
CZECH REPUBLIC in dairy sciences
INDIA in dairy sciences or animal production (for a milk collection job)
ZAMBIA in dairy sciences

DEADLINE for all these countries: January 10th, 2019

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Master’s degree in Engineering – Agriculture and Food Processing - Sandwich course : Company sponsored (taught in French)

I²FA trains international managers.

15-20 students accepted per year in a Master Degree fully sponsored by international companies leaders in the fiels of the Food Industry, Agriculture, Seed production or Agribusiness. Students are half time studying at ESA and half time working in the sponsoring company in France.

This unique programs connect an international student and a French company where both have a common goal : to grow the business in the student’s country. Selected students spend 2,5 years in France and earn a Master of Science in Agriculture (in French = "Ingénieur").

At the end of the program, the “Ingénieur” is fluent in French, bicultural, familiar with the corporate culture, and ready to drive growth in his/her home country.

Admission requirements :
- a minimum of 240 ECTS validated (4 years of studies at least, either a Bachelor Degree or a Master Degree) in Life Sciences, Agronomy, Food science, Biology, Agriculture, Animal Sciences (depending on the company wishes).
- English: B1 level
- Be under 26 on 1st September 2020 (due to changes in the French law)
- French is not a requirement, as an Intensive French course is offered prior to the Master course to beginners in French, from February 2019 to August 2019, according to the student's level of French.

Candidates must be highly motivated by a career in industry, hungry for concrete experience of the work world and open to learning new languages and new cultures.

Brochure: MSc I²FA brochure 2018

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